Published on August 14th, 2017 | by Eric


Big News from Rowan – Read it Here First!

We’re so excited to be the first to share Rowan’s new yarns and patterns alongside the launch of their new Rowan Magazine 62. Read on to find out about the three new amazing yarns, and to see some great sneak peeks at what’s included in the magazine.


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Gracing the cover of the new Rowan Magazine is the Greenwood Jumper, a lovely garment made with seven colours of Rowan’s Felted Tweed DK yarn.

Three New Yarns!

Rowan Alpaca Soft DK

alpaca soft dk

This super soft DK yarn is a premium blend of 70% extra fine merino and 30% baby alpaca. It is a soft DK yarn that is ideal to knit all kinds of garments and accessories, and is available in 16 gorgeous shades.

Cashmere Tweed

cashmere tweed

Cashmere Tweed is a premium tweed yarn composed of 80% extra fine merino and 20% cashmere. It is available in eight shades and knits up like a DK yarn which makes it ideal for accessories and garments with a classic tweedy look. The yarn is supported by this wonderful book that has 7 patterns using Cashmere Tweed:

Cashmere Tweed

Designed by Martin Storey and featuring seven designs for women, this collection takes its inspiration from modern Scandinavian and Icelandic knits including Fair Isle and cable sweaters and accessories.



Valley Tweed

valley tweed rowan

Valley Tweed is a traditional 100% wool tweed yarn. It is spun and dyed in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, the home of Rowan. It is a very lofty yarn due to the special way it is spun and available in 10 beautiful shades. This yarn is also supported with a book of patterns:

valley tweed rowan book

Featuring seven designs for women, this book contains simple stocking and garter stitch sweaters, cardigans and accessories knitted in Valley Tweed, a 100% wool yarn made in Yorkshire. The collection was designed by Lisa Richardson.

Are you as excited as we are about the new magazine and yarns? Do you have any Rowan projects from past magazines? Share your links in the comments!

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Last updated: October 18th, 2017.

5 Responses to Big News from Rowan – Read it Here First!

  1. Kandi says:

    I love the hrsy hooded sweater. Where do I find the pattern please? Thank you

  2. Jana says:

    I love the hrsy hooded sweater. Where do I find the pattern please? Thank you

  3. Michelle Westhead says:

    I also would like to buy the pattern for the hooded cardigan. Will it be publlished separately at some stage?

  4. Annette says:

    Hi, where do I get the pattern for the first hooded cardigan?
    Thank you

  5. Vix says:

    Rowan’s magazine 62

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