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Project Focus: Sirene Sweater

Working day in and day out with gradients you get to daydreaming about different ways they can be used and played with. The Sirene Sweater is designed by Leah Chapman, … Continue reading

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Wading through mud

Wow. To say it’s been busy at the studio would be an understatement. My fitbit told me that I’ve been averaging 5 hours sleep a night for most of November … Continue reading

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Freia Friday 11-27-15

the biggest comedian of them all.. Here is our company mascot (center) with her little brother Cody on the right and her walking pal Roxie on the left. Hoping you … Continue reading

November 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Something akin to childbirth

Good grief.. the new site is up. I feel a combination of excitement and trepidation. I know there are still things that need fixing and have to wrap up the … Continue reading

November 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

a rather bumpy week

You’d think that after so many years doing this that I would know better. But, I don’t. Thursday the 12th, 11am: My laptop died. Along with it, all my accounting … Continue reading

November 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

A new site, a new blog

It’s been a while since I’ve had a blog but I get the feeling that there’s more than a few people out there who might be interested in the inner … Continue reading

November 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Freia Friday 11-6-15

I can’t believe it’s already been 9 1/2 years since I first picked her up and brought her home. An 8 week old pup, I named her Freia after the Norse goddess … Continue reading

November 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

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A week ago I said goodbye to my best friend, my confidante, my protector and the company's mascot and namesake. I still cry every day at her passing and my world is so quiet in her absence. My companion of the last 12 years and friend to everyone who could see the silly impish grin past her big bark. She understood over 90 human words and knew all her friends - human or otherwise by name. She greeted each employee every morning with a smile and a tail wag. She was a happy girl but happiest when there was pizza or our UPS driver @solidbthegreat with biscuits, or @markpoulinjewelry with rice cakes and @deathmetalcrustypunk666 with duck jerky. She pretended she was tough but was really just a softy. I may someday get another dog, but none will replace her, she was one of a kind. #chesapeakebayretriever #chessiesofinstagram How pretty is this?!!
#Repost @cottage_stitches (@get_repost)
Having a go at the #virusshawl with @freiafibers hand painted yarn 💗
#crochetshawl #crochetersofinstagram #crochetersofig #crochetlove #freiafibers #freiafinehandpaints #freiayarn Love this combo!!❤️❤️❤️ #Repost @espacetricot (@get_repost)
New store sample - Palmira Triangular Shawl - by Tina Whitmore of @freiafibers 💖. Knit with two Freia Shawl Balls (Quartz and Flare). Find details on our Ravelry project page 😊! #freiafibers #knitshawl #knitting #knittersofinstagram #storesample #espacetricot #lys Inventory day... all paws on deck! #Repost @stonewaterarts (@get_repost)
And weaving commences on the Earth Elemental Scarf #1! @louetnorthamerica #louetspringloom #californiamade @freiafibers #handwoven #weaversofinstagram #magicalweaving #elementalmagic #earth #ooak Happy holidays to you and yours. May you enjoy much color-filled knitting in the coming year!