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Learn the basics with our How To Crochet guide, including common abreviations and terms: Slip Stitch (ss), Double Crochet (dc) (sc - US), Treble (tr) (dc - US), Double Treble Crochet (dtr) (tr - US), Working Garment Decreases, Working Garment Increases.

Associated Products: Pure Wool 4 Ply

Crocheted granny squares are a big hit with crafters as they make a great beginners project and can be used to make many different items; blankets, wraps, pot holders or coasters. The ideas are endless! This brochure contains a coloured granny square wheel, traditional coloured granny square and plain granny square wheel.

Associated Products: Felted Tweed DK

Knit this lovely valentines themed gadget cover accessory piece, a free pattern download designed by Anna Nikipirowicz and using the gorgeous yarn Felted Tweed (wool, alpaca, viscose). With a lovely heart i-cord decoration on the centre front of the cover and mostly knitted in stocking stitch, this is the perfect cover for your favourite gadget.. This knitting pattern is for the intermediate knitter.

Associated Products: Big Wool

Knit this simple unisex scarf, a free pattern from the Rowan archive, originally featured in the brochure Rowan Bigger Picture.  Designed by Kim Hargreaves using Rowan Big Wool.  Knitted in moss / seed stitch the scarf is finished with garter stitch bands at each end and with a knotted fringe in a contrasting color.  This easy pattern is for a beginner knitter.

Associated Products: Panama, Kidsilk Haze
Associated Publications: Rowan Knitting & Crochet Magazine 53

Knit this womens intarsia wrap from Rowan Knitting & Crochet Magazine 53 as an exclusive free download, a design by Galina Carroll using the luxurious yarns Kidsilk Haze (mohair and silk) and Panama (viscose, cotton and linen).  With a stylish stitch pattern and using both yarns held together giving a luxurious feeling to the wrap and fringing details, this knitting pattern is for the intermediate knitter.  This free pattern PDF has also been translated into French, German & Dutch - only print the pages you need after downloading.

Associated Products: Tumble

Knit this womens slip stitch scarf, a free pattern download designed by Gemma Atkinson and using the beautiful yarn Tumble (alpaca and cotton). A long and cosy scarf for the winter months with an elegant stitch pattern, this knitting pattern is for the beginner knitter.

A message from the Rowan Team
In memory of Sandra Taylor, one of our wonderful hand knitters who has knitted for Rowan for over 5 years and has recently passed away.
She will be sadly missed.

Associated Products: Fine Lace, Kidsilk Haze
Associated Publications: Enchanted

Knit this womens fine lacy hat from Enchanted. A design by Kim Hargreaves using the stunning combination of the ever popular Kidsilk Haze and the delicate Fine Lace worked together. This pattern is suitable for knitters with a little experience.

Associated Products: Kidsilk Haze
Associated Publications: Enchanted

Knit this womens elegant cosy snood from Enchanted. A design by Kim Hargreaves using our ever popular Kidsilk Haze, this pattern is suitable for the knitter with a little experience.

Associated Products: Kidsilk Haze
Associated Publications: Enchanted

Knit this womens ruffled scarf with optional beading from Enchanted. A design by Kim Hargreaves using our ever popular Kidsilk Haze. This pattern is suitable for the knitter with a little experience.

Associated Products: Tumble
Associated Publications: Enchanted

Knit this womens snug pom pom hat from Enchanted. A design by Kim Hargreaves using Tumble, a glorious lightweight, soft and lofty yarn comprising of 90% Alpaca and 10% Cotton. This knitting pattern is suitable for beginners.