Introducing Sonia – and Anna

You know the saying that if you want something done ask a busy woman? I reckon the person who coined that has met Anna Elliot.

Anna designs under the lovely name of Audrey’s Tea Shop – and her website is well worth a look.

Anyway -back to the busyness. About a month ago I contacted Anna to ask if she’d like to think about designing something with one of our colour wheel sets. And almost immediately there was a plan which we decided needed to become a design. Moments later there were incredible swatches and progress shots. It’s almost as if there weren’t really a million other things happening for Anna and her family at the same time. She’s awesome.

Before long there was Sonia

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And then we wondered how another colourway would look.

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The pattern is available to buy on Ravelry – and we’ll have the original hats plus paper patterns and yarn at Yarndale.

Anna has very kindly offered a pdf download of the pattern fpr Sonia to one blog reader. To be in with a chance of winning please leave a comment telling me which of Anna’s patterns you would like to knit other than Sonia. I think everyone will want to knit Sonia. Comments on the blog are moderated, so if you haven’ commented before it can take a little while for your comment to show up.

I’ll pick a winner on Friday morning, so you can have your pattern in time for the weekend.

 

Joy

 

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8 Responses to Introducing Sonia – and Anna

  1. Miranda says:

    I would make Ursa Minor … Love the design.

  2. Rachel says:

    Sonia is a gorgeous pattern. Another pattern I rather like the look and idea of is the Coniston Sweater. Having recently been on a camping trip to the Lake District I feel it would be the perfect jumper for my son. He could wear it on our next holiday to the chilly Lake District.

  3. Scully says:

    I’d love to knit Gnarly hat and have had the pattern a while but not got round to knitting it yet! The Sonia hat looks fabulous 💗

  4. pcollingwood says:

    I would like to knit Lambing Shed

  5. Vee Phillips says:

    I really like the Make Do & Mend cushion cover – think the idea behind it is great

  6. Mary Alderton says:

    Ursa Minor would be a lovely design to knit… after Sonia! Coming to Yarndale at the weekend – can’t wait!!

  7. As someone with a stash that seems to grow by the minute I love Make do and Mend – lovely pattern for all those bits and bobs.

  8. HelenMc says:

    Perambulator Mitts would be my ideal pattern for a weekend knit. I love the description. ‘These gloves are for anyone who enjoys a bit of perambulation or any other outdoorsy activity’

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