Sarah Jane Humke

The life of a traveling, reading, writing, spining and knitting shepherdess.

I’ve not written a lot about my knitting and crocheting lately for a couple of reasons.  First is that a lot of my crafting lately has been for others, others who sometimes read the blog.  It’s not like they aren’t already pretty sure what they are getting already (cough… baby blankets) but still, I like …

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This summer I have gotten the chance to attend two fiber festivals near where I live.  The first was Shepherd’s Harvest which is held in Lake Elmo, Minnesota.  This was the 15th year that Shepherd’s Harvest had been held and it shows. There were 3 buildings of vendors… a building of sheep and goats… and …

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I’ve written here before about my love of writing letters to people.  You know, real letters, with stationery and envelopes and stamps.  I often try to do a theme with the letter, matching the stationery to some stickers on the envelope and, if possible, to the postage stamps on the outside.  Because of this, I …

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A few weeks ago I went to the care facility in Allison, Iowa to do a spinning demonstration.  My mom usually goes to this particular care center and gives little talks about the places she has gone to and brings pictures and stuff like that, so I had been here before and kind-of knew the …

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I realized that I’ve not really written about what is on my needles, wheel or hook lately.  I’ve actually been pretty good about giving all of my current projects some attention each day.  It’s just worked-out that one is good for waiting time, one is good for watching TV, and one is good for when …

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I’ve not just been feeding baby goats and learning about Iowan politics lately.  I’ve also been spinning!  You might remember me posting about the Easyknits dyed Merino that I was spinning into (really) fine singles.  Well, I filled three bobbins with that wool and plied them together to make a really lush, soft and just …

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My friend Tini has a new podcast out!  Go listen! This is another print that I would love to have.  Because, you know, someone living out of a storage unit (Mind you I didn’t say in a storage unit!  That’s a whole other level!) really needs another print to frame.  Still, a girl can dream …

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