The Spring/Summer 2018 Rowan Knitting and Crochet Collection from English Yarns

   

Rowan aims to produce high quality yarns (wool) and knitting patterns that top designers and home knitters require. Designers such as Kaffe Fassett, Sasha Kagan, Kim Hargreaves, Martin Storey, and Annabel Fox have all stamped their mark on the company set in a small town in Yorkshire, England.

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Featuring the new SS 2018 Knitting & Crochet Magazine 63, new yarns, and new pattern books.

Rowan Knitting and Crochet Magazine No. 63 (ZM63)

39 exciting new patterns.

Featuring 2 Stories Modern Nomad & Willow.

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Cotton Cashmere Collection (ZB232)
A collection of 11 designs & accessories by Sarah Hatton. Using a soft tonal pallet from white to subtle blues and summer pinks and oranges knitted in NEW YARN Cotton Cashmere.

Modern Classic shapes with lace and texture stitch details. Relaxed styling with focus on the drape. The yarn knits lovely fabric and is ideal for this trans-seasonal collection.

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Cotton Cashmere Yarn Overview:
• A premium blend of 85% cotton and 15% cashmere, which makes the knitted fabric light to wear and soft to the touch. Offered in wide pallet of 16 shades, from tonal light shades through to the darker pallet with pops of colour, this yarn is ideal for Summer knits with a touch of luxury.
85% Cotton 15% Cashmere.
Hand wash warm

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Rowan Selects Denim Lace (ZB234)
... a collection of 3 lace scarfs/shawls using interesting stitch textures and a cabled sweater.All designs are knitted in NEW YARN Denim Lace

Designers:
Martin Storey & Sharon Miller

ROWAN SELECTS. Brochures are FREE with the purchase of the associated yarn. Extra online designs may also be available.

Rowan Yarn Used:
Denim Lace

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Denim Lace Yarn Overview:
• A lace weight yarn ideal for texture and lace stitches and can be knitted with Rowan other lace weight yarns. Originally soured from recycled denim this yarn is 95% cotton and 5% other fibre, this is the vintage denim from the recycling process spun and transformed into yarn. Available in 6 shades from denim blue, to neutral.
95% Cotton 5% Other Fibre.
Hand wash warm

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Rowan Selects Mako Cotton Collection (ZB236)
... a collection of 8 designs for Rowan by Quail. Stride into the new season with our NEW YARN Mako Cotton Collection - sweaters, cardigans and sports style tops to take you from gym to coffee shop and beyond.

Designers:
Quail Studio

ROWAN SELECTS. Brochures are FREE with the purchase of the associated yarn. Extra online designs may also be available.

Rowan Yarn Used:
Mako Cotton

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Mako Cotton Yarn Overview:
• A very fine cotton spun from extra-long staple Egyptian fibre. This premium cotton fibre is then blended with Lyocell (a natural plant fibre source) creating a modern yarn, ideal for Athleisure. Has natural elasticity in it’s tube like structure, allowing the knitting to move with the wearer.
63% Cotton 37% Lyrocell.
Hand wash warm

Cotton Crochet Collection (ZB231)
...a collection of 11 designs by Lisa Richardson & Jane Crowfoot. Using a soft palette of cream, grey and pastels the designs range from wraps & scarves, summer tops, long kaftan's, neat sweaters and summer jackets. Various crochet stitches are used some suitable for the beginner crocheter and others aimed at the more experienced crocheter with advanced stitches and shaping involved.

Designers:
Lisa Richardson & Jane Crowfoot

Rowan Yarn Used:
Cotton Glace
Summerlite 4ply
Summerlite DK

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Little Dudes Collection (ZB230)
...a collection of 11 handknit designs designed with the active 3- 8 year old boy in mind. Colours are strong bright with colour placements and edgings, Little Dudes is the boys version of Little Rowan Blossom. Sporty cabled sweater, jacket and hoodie styles: Graphic stocking stitch stripes:  Cheerful Dinosaur, Lizard and Emoji intarsia motifs:  A stranded work 'Bug' cowl and 'Cable' cowl, both knitted in the round.

Designer:
Martin Storey

Rowan Yarn Used:
Handknit Cotton
Original Denim
Softyak DK

Baby Knits Collection from Quail Studio (ZB233)
…a collection of 11 simple baby knitted garments perfect for any new addition to the family. Using a contemporary neutral colour pallet that gives a unisex appeal to the designs. Clean simple garments with hints of fun, include baby Blanket, Hats, Joggers, Sweaters, Cardigans and a Sleeping Bag.

Rowan Yarn Used:
Baby Merino Silk DK

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Colourwork Knits by Dee Hardwicke
A collection of 12 hand knit designs inspired by nature. Dee Hardwicke takes you through the techniques and inspirations behind her first knitwear collection. Garments are based on the shapes she loves to wear, from a perfectly fitted cardigan in rich colours that evoke thoughts of a sunny evening walk, to gorgeous, roomy sweaters to wrap yourself up in on colder days. Dee’s butterfly pom-pom shawl is the perfect piece to add a warm splash of colour to an outfit, and you’ll always have happy memories of chilly days spent wearing the textured and stylish hydrangea knitted coat, hat and scarf.

Designers:
Dee Hardwicke

Rowan Yarn Used:
Felted Tweed
Felted Tweed Aran
Valley Tweed
Alpaca Soft DK

Our staff have had many years experience of working with Rowan yarns. Rowan designs never date but sometimes the colours and qualities that were once the original designs, have to be substituted; we can advise on the nearest shades.
We stock the entire current Rowan handknitting range, allowing us to dispatch your orders quickly to you. Please see our Rowan stock list.