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Row@n eNewsletter - March 2014

News Short Description: 

The March issue of the Row@n eNewsletter is here, featuring news of some fantastic new designs, two exciting competitions and an insight into the phenomenon of arm knitting. We also bring you a beautiful new free pattern worked in the sumptuous Revive and Cotton Glacé yarns.

News Long Description: 

As part of the March Row@n eNewsletter, take a closer look at our brand new free design collections and learn how to enter our two exciting new competitions. Additionally, we bring you a stunning free pattern from Lisa Richardson worked in Revive and Cotton Glacé.

We also review Martin Storey’s new book Knitting Pretty, and Katherine Lymer talks about the new craze of arm knitting sweeping the crafting world.


Click here to view the March 2014 eNewsletter look book

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Download a PDF version here.

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Knitted and Beaded Edges

Date: 
Saturday, 5 July, 2014 - 10:30 - 16:30
Event Short Description: 

Knitted and Beaded Edges, Tutor - Vicki Walker, Date - 5th July 2014, Location - Oxford Yarn Store, UK

Event Long Description: 

Make your knitting even more beautiful and professional looking. This Rowan workshop will cover provisional cast-on, I-cord edges, lace edges, decorative cast-on and off techniques and incorporating beads into your knitting. This is a project based workshop where the techniques learnt will be used to make knitted cuffs or bracelet.

Tutor: 
Vicki Walker

Location

Oxford Yarn Store
3 North Parade Avenue
Oxford OX2 6LX
United Kingdom
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Contact Name: 
Karen Draisey
Contact Phone: 
441865604112
URL: 
www.oxfordyarnstore.co.uk

Professional Finishing Techniques

Date: 
Monday, 23 June, 2014 - 10:30 - 16:30
Event Short Description: 

Professional Finishing, Tutor  Vicki Walker, Date - 23rd June 2014, Location - Oxford Yarn Store, UK

Event Long Description: 

This workshop focuses on techniques to add a professional finish to your knitting. It covers amongst other things, mattress stitch, buttonholes, shaping and blocking.

Tutor: 
Vicki Walker

Location

Oxford Yarn Store
3 North Parade Avenue
Oxford OX2 6LX
United Kingdom
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Contact Name: 
Karen Draisey
Contact Phone: 
441865604112
URL: 
www.oxfordyarnstore.co.uk

Amy Butler Swing bag

Date: 
Friday, 13 June, 2014 - 10:30 - 16:30
Event Short Description: 

Swing Bag, Tutor - Vicki Walker, Date - 13th June 2014, Location- Guthrie & Ghani, Birmingham, UK

Event Long Description: 

Learn how to follow a sewing pattern while making a gorgeous yet simple bag.
Described as an instant classic, the roomy reversible swing bag is perfect for carrying those everyday essentails or for a trip away.
During this one day workshop you will learn how to  follow a sewing pattern ,interpret all the terms and jargon ,use the pattern to cut out your fabric accuratly ,create and add a lining to the bag and add a handle.

Included in the workshop price is your very own Amy Butler Pattern that you can keep to use again and again at home

Tutor: 
Vicki Walker

Location

Guthri & Ghani
169 Alcester Road, Moseley
Birmingham B13 8JR
United Kingdom
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Contact Name: 
Lauren Guthrie
Contact Phone: 
441214446467
URL: 
www.guthrie-ghani.co.uk

Learn to Sew..A-line Skirt

Date: 
Friday, 23 May, 2014 - 10:30 - 16:30
Event Short Description: 

Learn to Sew....A Line skirt, Tutor - Vicki Walker, Date - 23rd May 2014, Location - Guthrie & Ghani, Birmingham, UK

Event Long Description: 

This workshop is an introduction to making clothes. It will involve making a simple paper pattern for an A-line skirt to your own measurements for a perfect fit. We will discuss fabric choice and cutting layouts before sewing the skirt on a sewing machine using standard dressmaking techniques including sewing seams, inserting a zip, making darts and hemming.

Tutor: 
Vicki Walker

Location

Guthri & Ghani
169 Alcester Road, Moseley
Birmingham B13 8JR
United Kingdom
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Contact Name: 
Lauren Guthrie
Contact Phone: 
441214446467
URL: 
www.guthrie-ghani.co.uk

Rowan Fashion Show at John Lewis Cambridge

Date: 
Wednesday, 14 May, 2014 - 18:00 - 18:30
Event Short Description: 

Rowan Fashion Show, Date - Wednesday 14th May 2014, Location - John Lewis, Cambridge,UK

Event Long Description: 

John Lewis Cambridge is proud to present its first ever Rowan Fashion Show.

Take advantage of this opportunity to view a large selection of designs from Rowan’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection as well as garments from other well-known designers such as Martin Storey, Sarah Hatton and Kim Hargreaves.

Your £5 entrance ticket includes the Fashion Show, refreshments and a 10% discount on any Rowan purchase on the night.

Location

John Lewis
10 Downing Street
Cambridge CB2 3DS
United Kingdom
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Contact Name: 
Rowan Design Consultant
Contact Phone: 
441223361292
URL: 
www.johnlewis.com/cambridge

Pipkin

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Knit this childrens round neck cardigan, a free pattern to download as part of the Pure Wool Worsted Childrens Online Collection. Using our wonderfully soft machine washable worsted weight yarn, Pure Wool Worsted (wool), this simple stocking stitch cardi has contrast edgings and a stripe sequence on the sleeves.

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Silver

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Knit this childrens cardigan and matching hat, a free pattern to download as part of the Pure Wool Worsted Childrens Online Collection. Using our wonderfully soft machine washable worsted weight yarn, Pure Wool Worsted (wool), this simple stocking cardigan and hat have a contrasting garter stitch edgings and colourful stripe sequence.

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Fiver

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Knit this childrens cable sweater, a free pattern to download as part of the Pure Wool Worsted Childrens Online Collection. Designed by Susan Mills using our wonderfully soft machine washable worsted weight yarn, Pure Wool Worsted (wool), this jumper has an all over cable design and can be knitted as either a solid colour or striped version.

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