Here at Rowan we are really proud of our beautiful yarns and the second brochure in our Rowan Loves series supports two of our summer favourites - Handknit Cotton and Softknit Cotton.
Featuring 9 designs which can all be knit using either Handknit Cotton or Softknit Cotton, giving you plenty of options for these transeasonal classics. Several of the designs also offer design options making the design your own.
Simple Shapes Creative Linen is a collection of 8 designs by Marie Wallin using Rowan's rustic yarn Creative linen. This collection contains simple to knit shapes using textured and openwork stitch patterns. Designs include open back ribbed top to shaped hems and raglan sweaters.
Simple Shapes Kidsilk Haze is a collection of 8 designs by Marie Wallin using Rowan's ever popular Kidsilk Haze. This collection showcases oversized silhouettes that are easy to wear in the summer evenings. Designs include stocking stitch cardigans and sweaters and for the more advanced knitter, lace patterning and cable placement.
Tetra Cotton is a collection of 12 designs by Lisa Richardson for Men and Women, using Rowan's Tetra Cotton. The designs are relaxed and easy to wear with open work stitch details making these garments the perfect summer cover up. The collection ranges from textured sweaters to lace openwork cardigans and shrugs.
Cotton Lustre is a collection of 13 designs by Sarah Hatton using the Gorgeous Cotton Lustre yarn. Fashionable and simple textured knits are included in this collection showcasing the drape of the yarn perfectly. Garments are quick to knit and range from simple seamless sleeve sweaters to vests and textured cardigans.
A collection of delicate knits designed by Martin Storey using Rowan's beautiful yarn Summerlite 4ply. Using cables, texture and lace this is a 12 piece collection sure to have something for everyone. Ranging from simple scoop neck sweater to wrap around tops and cropped cardigans, these shapes lend themselves perfectly to the Summerlite 4ply yarn.
A collection of patterns from the Rowan archive re-worked using our premium hand painted yarn Fine Art Aran. With 8 designs by Martin Storey including a bolero with frill edgings, simple cropped cardi and moss stitch jacket. Accessory designs include a pull on cable beanie and crocheted wrap.
Rowan Restyle is quite simply a different perspective. The concept is to show how garments taken from the Rowan archive can look completely different. By restyling with a relaxed casual approach and adding key pieces of jewellery or accessories a fresh modern look can be created.