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Welcome to our News area, bringing you the latest stories and information. Extra news items and links to our newsletter are also available to Row@n members here.

Kaffe Fassett Anniversary Event

Join Kaffe Fassett to celebrate his remarkable career of 50 years in textiles on Thursday 21st May 2015 at the beautiful Gardens of the Rose, St Albans, UK. 

The iconic Rowan fabric and knitwear designer, famed for his use of colour work and fabulous floral patterns, will be hosting an exhibition of this work, including a talk on his career and the inspiration behind it.

Row@n eNewsletter - April 2015

It is time for April’s eNewsletter and this month we have a lovely monthly free pattern for you in the form of a stunning mens design using Cotton Glacé and Silkystones. Also included in this issue is a feature on our fabulous knit along competition winners, a spotlight on designer Lisa Richardson and a review of our recent Rowan Day Out at the Clothworkers’ Centre and Knitting & Stitching Show.

Row@n eNewsletter - March 2015

The March Row@n eNewsletter is now available to view and brings you a beautiful new free pattern in Silkystones. We also bring you details on our first ever crochet along, set to launch at the end of March!

Introducing the Rowan Spring Crochet Along 2015

We are excited to bring you news of the first ever Rowan Crochet Along, set to begin on March 25th 2015! With options of a beautiful baby blanket, a ladies shawl, a small cushion and a scarf, designs will be made up from different formations of seven motifs and will be completed in eight pattern stages.

Row@n eNewsletter - February 2015

This month’s eNewsletter is bursting with exciting news, including details of our official Shaun the Sheep knitting pattern, created to celebrate the launch of the new movie. Knitted using our lovely Pure Wool DK, the pattern is a dead-ringer for our favourite woolly character. Alongside this, we tell you about our first ever crochet along coming up next month, look at Mother’s Day gift ideas and bring you details of the latest Stitchtopia knitting holidays. Why not treat yourself to a ticket to our “Rowan Day Out”? You will find further details in the February eNewsletter and, of course, your monthly free pattern; a beautiful crocheted layering vest in Fine Lace.

Win a Yarn Hamper Worth £100 With Our Shaun the Sheep The Movie Competition

It’s competition time!

To celebrate the release of the new Shaun the Sheep The Movie film and our fabulous official Shaun knitting pattern, we are bringing you the opportunity to win an amazing £100 prize of lovely Rowan yarn.

To be in with a chance, simply download the adorable pattern and post a picture to our Facebook page of your creation in the most unusual and impressive location you can think of.

We can’t wait to see what our favourite woolly character has been getting up to. The winning post will be selected before the closing date of 24th February, so make sure you have your needles at the ready!
Good luck!

Knit your own Shaun the Sheep

Celebrate the launch of Shaun the Sheep The Movie with our official free knitting pattern! We are very excited to unveil our knitted pure wool Shaun the Sheep pattern, as we celebrate the adorable woolly character’s first adventure on the big screen. We challenge you to resist him!


Row@n eNewsletter - January 2015

January’s eNewsletter is now available and this month’s issue does not disappoint, bringing you full details of our brand new spring yarns and design collections. Finally, don’t miss your monthly free pattern and exclusive news of a new Crochet Along – coming soon!


Kaffe Fassett Mystery KAL COMPETITION

Details on how to enter our Kaffe Fassett Mystery KAL COMPETITION during January 2015

Row@n eNewsletter - December 2014

December’s eNewsletter is here, featuring news of some fantastic knitting holidays, UK retailer Stash’s recent charity efforts and details of some new poncho patterns! We also hear about a fabulous Kaffe Fassett workshop at German retailer umGarnt, review the Knitting & Stitching Show in Harrogate last month and take a look at the best winter yarn shades.