Last week the Rowan Team has published the Row@n eNewsletter for October 2013.

As always they offer a free Row@n exclusive pattern.

This month it is La Traviata by Martin Storey. Using Rowan Fine Lace (Baby Suri Alpaca: 80%, Merino Wool Fine: 20%)  and Kidsilk Haze (Super Kid Mohair: 70%, Silk: 30%)

La Traviata by Martin Storey

La Traviata by Martin Storey

The front cover is featuring Balkan another free pattern originally published in Rowan Knitting and Crochet Magazine 54. This design is by Brandon Mably. This design is knitted in Rowan Colourspun (Wool: 72%, Mohair: 14%, Polyamide: 14%).

Balkan by Brandon Mably

Balkan by Brandon Mably

Autumn Launches…

Rowan Yarns has launched 4 further new yarns for this season.

Firstly they introduced the big brother of her Fine Art Premium Sock Yarn – Fine Art Aran.

Fine Art Aran (Wool: 50%, Mohair: 20%, Silk: 5%, Alpaca: 25%)  comes in 8 stunning new colours all named after dances.

Available in 8 colour rich shades, this yarn will be available from mid November.

Alongside this Rowan will be the launch of six new blended shades of Rowan Fine Art (Wool: 45%, Mohair: 20%, Silk: 10%, Polyamide: 25%) . Available from mid October.

Also brand new for October will be two new super kid mohair yarns.

Kidsilk Amore (Mohair: 70%, Silk: 30%) and Kidsilk Amore Shimmer (Mohair: 66%, Silk: 27%, Polyester: 4%, Nylon: 3%). Both available in four decadent shades.

And finally, there will also be a dedicated design collection. Inspired by the indulgence of the yarn, the collection boasts eight on trend designs from Lisa Richardson.

The Amore Collection - Eight designs by Lisa Richardson

The Amore Collection – Eight designs by Lisa Richardson

Meet Row@n member Sarah Woodhouse

Sarah Woodhouse

Sarah Woodhouse

Sarah is a Nottinghamshire lass born and bred, so she describes herself. She is living in Nottingham and works in software testing. To read more about Sarah, follow her blog Nottingham Knitter.

Further content

  • Join Rowan Yarns at their PicKnit on Sunday 20th October at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Yorkshire. An event for Wool Week 2013.
  • Rowan Restyled – A talk with Row@n member Georgina Brant about her award winning Fashion Promotion Project.
  • The Pom-pom Sheep Parade
  • Stranded Knits by Ann Kingstone
  • Wool Week 2013
  • and the Rowan recommended Autumn Colours 2013
Autumn Colours

Autumn Colours

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