What's New At English Yarns

18th November 2017

4 Projects - MOHAIR
Quail Studio have released three more collections, the latest in their successful ‘4 Project’ series for Rowan. Capturing the latest high street trends they bring us Ruffles, Colour Block and Mohair.

The Mohair collection features three on trend garments and a classic beanie hat using Rowan favourites, Kidsilk Haze, Kid Classic and Fine Lace, in a beautiful soft palette
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18th November 2017

4 Projects - COLOUR BLOCK
Quail Studio have released three more collections, the latest in their successful ‘4 Project’ series for Rowan. Capturing the latest high street trends they bring us Ruffles, Colour Block and Mohair.

Colour Block celebrates the popular trend of the same name and each project is worked in Rowan’s fantastic new yarn Alpaca Soft DK.


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18th November 2017

4 Projects - RUFFLES
Quail Studio have released three more collections, the latest in their successful ‘4 Project’ series for Rowan. Capturing the latest high street trends they bring us Ruffles, Colour Block and Mohair.

Ruffles are everywhere right now and this collection of four sweaters captures the trend perfectly. Knitted in Softyak DK, Kid Classic, Baby Merino Silk DK, Kidsilk Haze and Fine Lace in a wonderful neutral palette.

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5th November 2017

Essential Knits - Accessories - from Quail Studio
The 4th book in the series of Essential Knits from Quail Studio comes the accessories collection. An appealing range that can be styled in different ways to complete any wardrobe. A focus on texture, paired with a minimal colour palette, brings to life the exquisite yarns from Rowan.



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5th November 2017

Learn to Knit Cables by Martin Storey
Martin’s Learn to Knit Cables explains the basics of how to knit cables, with step-by-step instructions and photographs, along with three very simple
practice projects – wristwarmers, a scarf and a cushion – also in Rowan’s Hemp Tweed. Included in the book are patterns for six cable variations. Martin also explains how to swap one cable design for another in a simple scarf project, to become your own cable project designer.



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5th November 2017

Easy Cable Knits by Martin Storey
Easy Cable Knits has 10 contemporary designs for simple cable knits in Rowan’s Aran-weight Hemp Tweed that are ideal for first-time cable knitters with some general knitting experience. It features 10 cool but simple cable designs, including four garments (two cardigans, an edge-to-edge jacket and a slipover) plus accessories, such as a scarf, shawl, cowl and fingerless mittens, along with a patched, cable edged blanket and a cushion.



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30th September 2017

Rowan Selects Sultano (ZB229)
This collection of four patterns designed by Quail Studio for Rowan includes stylish accessories and a sweater. Knitted in NEW YARN! Sultano, a luxurious blend of 38% silk, 38% mohair and 24% cashmere the collection has a chic feel which will complete any outfit.

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15th September 2017

Rowan Selects Camello (ZB227)
This collection of eight designs by Lisa Richardson and Sarah Hatton is knitted in NEW YARN! Rowan Selects Camello, a gorgeous blend of 68% wool, 18% camel and 14% nylon. The collection features accessories, sweaters and cardigans.

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15th September 2017

Inspired Knits by Georgia Farrell
12 hand knit designs influenced by architectural details and shapes by Georgia Farrell.



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26th August 2017

GREY - 21 new designs by Kim Hargreaves
Autumn/Winter 2017. A collection of forever pieces, this season’s wardrobe heroes are the often-overlooked understated classics, it’s now time for these attention shy pieces to step into the limelight.



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12th August 2017

NEW Rowan Autumn/Winter 2017 Season - IN STOCK!

Autumn/Winter 2017. Featuring the new A/W 2017 Knitting & Crochet Magazine 62, new yarns, and new pattern books.



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05th July 2017

NEW Sirdar Autumn/Winter 2017 Season

Autumn/Winter 2017. Sirdar’s new collection for Autumn/Winter 2017 features 5 new pattern books, new leaflets, 4 new yarns and many new shades.



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05th July 2017

NEW Sublime Autumn/Winter 2017 Season

Autumn/Winter 2017. Sublime’s new collection for Autumn/Winter 2017 features 8 New Sublime pattern books, 2 new yarns, and many new shades have been released for this season.



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25th May 2017

SWAY - 21 new designs by Kim Hargreaves
A collection of elegant calm full of NAUTICAL NOTES.....perfect for the new season.



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13th May 2017

Denim Blues Collection from Quail Studio
A collection of 4 projects designed for Rowan by Quail Studio using Rowan Original Denim. FREE with yarn purchase!



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23rd April 2017

New Sirdar Yarn - Colourwheel
A gloriously vibrant colour effect double knitting yarn. This incredible yarn comes in a range of 6 wonderfully colourful shades. Colourwheel is a cake yarn so the true effect of each of the shades can be seen from the ball! What’s more, as well as there been a collection of patterns with one ball accessory designs there is also a free pattern for a wrap on the ball band! Colourwheel comes in a gorgeous acrylic wool blend and is a standard double knitting yarn so will knit to all Sirdar double knitting patterns. 80% Acrylic, 20% Wool.



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10th April 2017

Spring Bonanza – Up to 50% Off Selected Rowan, Sirdar and Sublime Just Added



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17th March 2017

NEW Kim Hargreaves Book for Spring/Summer

Kim Hargreaves’ first instalment in her new series KIM by Kim Hargreaves. Featuring twelve Women’s designs for Spring/Summer.



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1st February 2017

NEW Rowan Spring/Summer 2017 Season

Spring/Summer 2017. Featuring the new SS 2017 Knitting & Crochet Magazine 61, new yarns, and new pattern books.



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15th January 2017

NEW Sirdar Spring/Summer 2017 Season - IN STOCK

Spring/Summer 2017. Sirdar's new collection for Spring/Summer 2017 features 4 new pattern books, new leaflets, 4 new yarns and many new shades.



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14th January 2017

NEW Sublime Spring/Summer 2017 Season - IN STOCK

Spring/Summer 2017. 5 New Sublime pattern books, 2 new yarns, and many new shades have been released for this season.



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19th November 2016

NEW Kim Hargreaves Book - GRACE - IN STOCK

Autumn/Winter 2016. Bold monotones give way to softer shades that seamlessly reflect a backdrop of dramatic moorland & cloud-laden skies. 21 new designs by Kim Hargreaves.



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13th November 2016 NEW Book - Martin Storey's Afghan Knits - IN STOCK

18 contemporary designs using Rowan Yarns. Projects of Afghan squares are very portable so you can knit on trains, boats and planes, in the lunch break, or on the beach, your knitting project fitting conveniently into a small bag. For knitting addicts what could be more enticing, and for novice knitters what could be simpler? My aim in this book is to provide designs with a contemporary twist that add personality, or a touch of glamour.

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13th November 2016 NEW Book - Martin Storey's Scandinavian Knits - IN STOCK

18 contemporary designs using Rowan Yarns. Featuring cables with a few Fairisle designs. The projects offer a range of garments and accessories for men and women, as well as some nice things for the home including a big cable bed runner that doubles as a wrap.

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30th October 2016

NEW Rowan Yarn and FREE Pattern Book - Kidsilk Haze Vintage - IN STOCK

Rowan Selects Kidsilk Haze Vintage - FREE Book
This stylish and elegant collection of four garments and two accessories for women was designed by Lisa Richardson, Sarah Hatton and Marie Wallin using NEW YARN! Kidsilk Haze Vintage. Showcasing simple shapes and techniques and featuring lace and garter stitch, designs range from cosy sweaters to luxurious accessories.

For this Autumn/Winter Rowan is introducing a new and exciting concept - ROWAN SELECTS. Brochures are FREE with the purchase of the associated yarn.

Kidsilk Haze Vintage Overview:
A stunning blend of 70% mohair and 30% silk and features a white core, giving a subtle melange effect. When knitted, a vintage-look fabric is created, making it an ideal choice for all layering pieces, accessories and essential shapes. Hand wash.

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30th October 2016

NEW Rowan Yarn and FREE Pattern Book - Kidsilk Haze Vintage - IN STOCK

Rowan Selects Soffili Yak- FREE Book
This cosy collection of four garments and four accessories for women was designed by Lisa Richardson using NEW YARN! Soffili Yak. Featuring eye-catching fairisle and slip stitch colourwork, it showcases simple lace and rib stitches perfectly throughout.

For this Autumn/Winter Rowan is introducing a new and exciting concept - ROWAN SELECTS. Brochures are FREE with the purchase of the associated yarn.


Soffili Yak Overview:
A super soft, brushed effect blend of 32% nylon, 27% wool, 25% alpaca and 16% yak, which is created using the patented soffili production method. This results in a stunning, voluminous, light and airy yarn. Hand wash.

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14th October 2016 NEW Book - Winter Crochet by Marie Wallin - IN STOCK

A timeless collection of 8 designs for women which shows how the traditional craft of crochet can be used to great effect in contemporary garment design. Some of the designs combine knitting and crochet together, making the collection more wearable and of course, fashionable.

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16th September 2016 NEW Book - Dee Hardwickes's A Story in Yarn - IN STOCK

This beautiful and inspiring book shows you how to design and knit an intarsia heirloom quilt featuring motifs of the plants and flowers that represent some of life most special memories. This book also includes all of the charts and instructions required to knit your very own striking quilt, as shown on the front cover.

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8th August 2016 Sublime: New Autumn/Winter 2016 Season - ORDER NOW!

5 new season books, 1 new yarn and new colours!



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14th July 2016 Rowan: New Autumn/Winter 2016 Season - ORDER NOW!

6 new season books, 2 new yarns and new colours!



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14th July 2016

Sirdar: New Autumn/Winter 2016 Season - OUT NOW!

8 new pattern books, new leaflets, 7 new yarns and many new shades!



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