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Magazine 43 is inspired by a return to simplicity.

Magazine 44 celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the Rowan magazine.

Inspired by all things natural, Magazine 45 is full of relaxed, textural casual pieces as well as an ultra-fine, smart urban look.

Winter 2009 is about all things handmade with the emphasis being firmly on traditional crafts.

Whispers of all things feminine encircle Spring Summer 2010, with elegance, vintage and drape being the central qualities.

For Autumn Winter 2010, the recent move towards handicraft remains strong, and catwalk trends are all about sustainability.

Spring 2011 will celebrate knitwear through the form of extreme ultra-fine and see-through pieces, contrasting with more dense, textured and natural yarns.

Rowan Knitting & Crochet Magazine 51 sees key shapes which reflect a new confidence emerging within the wearer.  The designs have been created for ease of movement and casual freedom giving a relaxed, summery vibe.  The fun element is injected with a return to the retro resort styles where pattern and colour explode.  The season is mainly understated, where nothing is outrageous.  Rowan is promoting two stories Artisan and Riviera to reflect these trends.  Essentials is the showcase for the key shapes of the season but translated into more simplified, easy to wear styles that will compliment the season's essential looks.

View the designs in Magazine 50 and also access our members exclusive digital edition, as well as a video of the season's collection.  Autumn Winter 2011 is set to be the season of total knits, with heavily layered looks contrasting with ultra feminine and elegant shapes. Chunky, natural, soft wool and alpaca blends feature alongside beautiful colour rich wool twists and silk and mohair blends, hinting of floral and alpine inspiration.

The Spring/Summer 2014 season looks to two opposing directions, one heavenly and future facing, the other grounded and ancient in its appeal. We see a mix of delicate pastel lace designs, bold and beautiful stripes and inspiring colour blended stripes, rustic textures and handcrafted artisan crochet. We see inspiration taken from Moorish tile art, Antique floral lace patterns and geographical patterning that can be found in rock formations. Rowan is showcasing three stories to reflect these major trends: Clarity, Legacy and Essentials.