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Associated Products: Pure Wool Superwash Worsted
Associated Publications: Rowan Knitting & Crochet Magazine 60

Designed by Kaffe Fassett, this bright shawl is worked in the popular and versatile Pure Wool Worsted yarn, a stunning, machine washable, 100% wool yarn. Showcasing an eye-catching and unique striped effect using a monochrome pallette with brightly coloured edging, this would be a statement addition to any outfit.

Associated Products: Pure Wool Superwash Worsted
Associated Publications: Rowan Knitting & Crochet Magazine 60

This stunningly colourful and eye-catching throw was designed by Kaffe Fassett using Pure Wool Superwash Worsted, a popular and verstaile 100% wool yarn. Featuring the iconic tumbling blocks patterning worked in bright and bold shades, this would make the perfect statement piece for any home.

Associated Products: Pure Wool Superwash Worsted

Designed by Sarah Hatton this stunning textured jumper is knitted using Rowan favourite, Pure Wool Superwash Worsted is the members only pattern for October 2016, made from 100% wool. Featuring a gorgeous body cable pattern and worked using double moss stitch this cosy womens jumper is ideal for layering during the autumnal months.

Often with hand knitted garments it can be the finishing off that can let you down. On this workshop Carol will show you how to get that professional look to your knitted garments. She will work through sewing up a small basic garment. You will learn about blocking & pressing, sewing pieces together using mattress stitch, picking up stitches on a neck band.

Tunisian crochet is a form of crochet that is similar to both crochet and knitting; it almost borrows bits from both worlds! The Wrist Strap Purse project we will be working on for this workshop is designed to take you through the basic Tunisian Crochet stitches and give you a taste of the possibilities.

Learn the basic techniques of Fair Isle by making a fun folk inspired patch bag. Get confident working at 2 colours at the same time across a row and see the benefits of reading from a graph. The handle and side seem detail are made from a mock crochet chain technique. You will add some beads at the bottom for that extra finishing touch.

Knitting socks is easy when you know how! Learn about the anatomy of a sock during our introduction to sock knitting workshop. Katherine will teach you all the techniques required for knitting a pair of socks in the round. The heel method used will be a heel flap and short-row shaping

Learn how to break all the rules with this freeform crochet workshop where you will create a patchwork inspired fabric. On the day we will look at how to jump successfully between rows and round, turn circles into squares and mix up the stitches to make your design.

This month, we bring you news of a fabulous new Blanket Club from Marie Wallin, a round up from Ravelry and news from the Kaffe Fassett Studio. We also look at a selection of the best autumnal colours in the Rowan range and hear from the winner of our Martin Storey Knit Along Competition from earlier this year.

Associated Products: Hemp Tweed Chunky

Designed by Martin Storey, this beautifully textured cardigan is worked in Hemp Tweed Chunky, a rustic blend of 75% wool and 25% hemp. Featuring a button fastening and a ribbed collar, this would be a perfect addition to any winter wardrobe.