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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

April 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

January 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

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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FItting every color of my Sulfur Springs gradient into the yoke of the Cloisonné cardigan by holding some back (pattern coming soon) - debating using the excess for repeating the pattern on the sleeve cuffs .. Lovely design by @holliyeoh for Freia Yarns. Gradient on gradient ❤️💗💛 close up of 'Hai' Shawl by @talithakuomi in one of my first and always my favorite colors - Flare in Super Bulky Today we said goodbye and happy trails to Freia Yarns' first employee. Over the last five + years @serious_leah has stuck with me through thick and thin and helped shape the company to what we are today. Intelligent, dependable, forward thinking, creative and always a consummate professional, she will be missed but I also know life has a lot to bring her and she will shine wherever she lands! Join me in giving her a warm send-off on the exciting future she is about to embark on! We're gonna miss you Leah!! Visit our pop up Etsy shop for our semi annual discount sale - link in profile - https://www.etsy.com/shop/FreiaYarnsStudioSale Some great new patterns coming soon! Shown here three new patterns from @holliyeoh - she's got you covered with a hat, a wrap and a precious cardigan - stay tuned!