This is our range of Yarns and Brochures with the environment in mind.
The Yarns are either; straight from British sheep and undyed, or made from recycled fibres, either way they’re responsibly sourced and kind to the environment. The Brochures are packed with beautiful designs, all using Purelife Yarns, giving you on trend designs with real ‘green’ factor.
Autumn Winter Yarns
A fabulous tweedy character yarn made from recycled wool, ranging from a natural stone through to a deep vibrant blue.
British Sheep Breeds Chunky Undyed
An annually renewable natural resource, the wool is shorn and blended from classic British sheep breeds: Bluefaced Leicester, Black Welsh, Jacob, Suffolk, Shetland, Dark Grey Welsh and Masham. Spun into beautiful un-dyed shades and with its natural lanolin maintained, our British Sheep Breeds Chunky is perfect for rugged outerwear designs.
British Sheep Breeds DK Undyed
This beautiful soft yarn is spun using wool from the Bluefaced Leicester, Suffolk or Jacob. Made up by blending two different natural shades the yarn gives a subtle contrast, lovely to knit and lends itself perfectly to lighter weight designs wonderful for indoor wear.
British Sheep Breeds Bouclé
Available in the softest Bluefaced Leicester Ecru wool, or tones of Masham, this lovely sumptuous and comforting yarn adds a warm and cosy feel to the Purelife British Sheep Breeds range.
British Sheep Breeds Fine Bouclé
An extension to our popular British Sheep Breeds range and is a lightweight textured yarn that gives a natural and fine textured knitted fabric.
Spring Summer Yarns
Our wonderful tweed effect, fully recycled summer yarn. It has a beautiful rusticity.
Purelife - Wintertide
A collection of relaxed, classic knits that will remain in your wardrobe forever. Featuring sixteen cosy designs for women and men including chunky half fisherman's ribs, traditional arans and reworked guernseys.
Purelife - Home
A collection of 16 designs for the home by Marie Wallin using the Purelife British Sheep Breeds yarn range. This brochure showcases a wonderful collection of rugs, throws, table mats and cushions in different shapes and sizes.
Purelife – The Recycled Collection
Texture and colour make the perfect match deep in the East Sussex countryside in this beautifully romantic collection. The first recycled yarn under the Purelife label, Revive entices us with 8 stunning shades and is made entirely from recycled clothing. The Purelife Recycled Collection, a brochure of 16 designs for women and men, is dedicated to this new yarn.
Purelife - The Winter Collection
A collection featuring 13 women's and 4 men's designs by Marie Wallin, using Organic Wool DK, British Sheep Breeds DK and Chunky. The chunky weight yarn allows for large cables and patterned fabrics while the DK allows for more intricate patterns including lace and fine cables.
Purelife – Classics
Twelve beautiful, handsome and intricately textured knits to be worn on balmy summer days and evenings spent in the organic garden. Designs featured include:- Gertrude, a 'lace stitch' wrapover shrug; Rosemoor, a 'tuck stitch' textured cardigan; and Jellicoe, a multicolour 'slip-stitch' textured jacket.
Purelife – The British Sheep Breeds Collection
The collection sees the introduction of the second brochure under the Rowan Purelife label. The collection, by Marie Wallin, features 12 easy-to-wear designs, which will give warm and comfortable protection against our winter weather.
Purelife – The Organic Cotton Kids Collection
This collection is the fourth brochure in the Purelife range. It also sees the introduction of a 4 Ply Organic Cotton and eight new colours complementing the already popular Organic Cotton DK. There are 15 designs for boys, girls and babies including children’s coats, dresses, slipovers, cardigans and sweaters with toy designs by Janice Anderson.
Purelife – The Organic Wool Collection
Beautifully photographed in and around a working farm in Cumbria, 'The Organic Wool Collection' sees the introduction of the third brochure under the Rowan Purelife label. The collection features 12 lovely, modern and easy-to-wear designs including a crochet jacket and tie neck jumper and a cute cropped lace cardigan.
Purelife – Autumn
Shot in deepest Monmouthshire, the collection showcases 17 designs ranging from cabled jackets, capes and wraps through to pretty cropped cardigans and shrugs. Purelife Autumn accompanies the launch of Renew, Rowan's second fully recycled yarn made from 100% recycled wool and will be available in 8 rustic shades. Purelife Autumn also gives a debut to the new British Sheep Breeds Bouclé yarn, available only in the softest Bluefaced Leicester Ecru wool.