Lauren Aston Designs - Devon, UK
Lauren Aston Designs is the home of giant knitting. Based in Devon, England each item is hand knit on giant needles by Lauren or a member of her small team of knitters. It's then naturally processed by hand to help with durability and lifespan so you can stay cosy for years with your chunky knits.
Lauren, founder of Lauren Aston Designs, works from her home studio in Devon with her cockapoo puppy Harry for company. Lauren started her business early 2015 after moving to Devon and struggling to find a job she liked, she took this opportunity to turn her passion into her career.
Lauren was taught to knit at the age of 11 by her grandmother, with a degree in Knitwear from Winchester School of Art, Lauren hand knits blankets with giant needles and huge yarn making the cosiest soft furnishings.
Lauren Aston Designs use 100% Merino Wool not only because it is breathable and colourfast but it's also hypoallergenic (for those who have allergies to other wools). She sources her yarn from reputable British Mills.
Colour is everything for Lauren, whether it's fabulous brights or fine neutrals, each one is effervescent in it's own way. With everything hand knit on giant needles, Lauren then hand process all the items to partially felt them and bond the fibres together, this helps with quality and lifespan so that your chunky knit creations last for years.