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Rowan Collection 40th Anniversary Celebration

Rowan Collection 40th Anniversary Celebration

Rowan Collection 40th Anniversary Celebration - Special

Celebrate 40 years of classic design with this exclusive collection of Rowan knits, featuring patterns by Kaffe Fassett, Kim Hargreaves, Martin Storey, Sarah Hatton and many more.Plus there's a competition to win new season Rowan yarn!

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United Kingdom
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English
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Immediate Media Company London Limited
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I DENNE UDGAVE

1 min.
welcome

Working on the plans to celebrate Rowan’s 40th anniversary has been both exciting and interesting, and has given the team at Rowan a chance to reflect on the past and look forward to the future. The biggest revelation for me has been that Rowan has constantly been changing throughout its 40 years – I hope you can see this as you look through these pages. Some of my favourite garments are in this collection, from the vintage style Aimee on the front cover (page 12), to the pieces from the Dalesmen collection (pages 80, 112 and 116) and Tanja from Magazine 56 (page 98). Each design brings back happy memories, and I know this is the same for all Rowan knitters – every picture stirs a knitting memory from their personal…

12 min.
making history: rowan at 40

SINCE 1978, Rowan has become a household name for knitters. You’d be hard-pressed to find a knitter who hasn’t used its yarns or cast on a Rowan design. The Rowan story started with one yarn, Lightweight DK, in the late 70s and since then the company has expanded its catalogue to include an expansive range of weights and fibres – with an impressive archive of patterns to match. Following trends – and setting them – since the early 80s and paying homage to the decades before those, Rowan has long been at the forefront of fashion textiles. Working with iconic designers and brands across the years, and developing new yarns and patterns to meet every knitter’s need, Rowan has filled each decade with landmark launches and events. From a chance meeting with…

7 min.
aimee

DAINTY AND feminine, this fine knit jumper first appeared in Rowan’s popular 2004 Vintage Style book. Knitted in a lacy, openweave pattern, the striped effect is cleverly created by the yarn being knitted single and double alternately. Beautifully finished with a wide ribbon along the hem, this is one of those jumpers that looks as good when paired with jeans as it does over a pretty dress, while the yarn, a sumptuous blend of mohair and silk, gives it a real touch of elegance. BACK Using 3.25mm (UK 11/US 3) needles and yarn DOUBLE, cast on 82 (86:92:96:102) sts. Beg with a K row, work in st st for 10 rows, ending with a WS row. Change to 3.75mm (UK 9/US 5) needles. Row 11 (fold line row) (RS): K1, *sl 1, K1, psso, yfwd,…

6 min.
bisto

BACK Using 10mm (UK 000/US 15) needles, cast on 44 (46:48:50:52) sts. Row 1 (RS): P1 (0:0:0:1), K2 (0:1:2:2), *P2, K2, rep from * to last 1 (2:3:0:1) sts, P1 (2:2:0: 1), K0 (0: 1: 0:0). Row 2: K1 (0:0:0:1), P2 (0:1:2:2), *K2, P2, rep from * to last 1 (2:3:0:1) sts, K1 (2:2:0:1), P0 (0:1:0:0). These 2 rows form rib. Cont in rib for a further 8 rows, ending with a WS row. Change to 12mm (US 17) needles. Beg with a K row, cont in st st until back measures 43 cm, ending with a WS row. SHAPE ARMHOLES Cast off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows. 38 (40:42:44:46) sts. Dec 1 st at each end of next 2 (2:3:3:4) rows. 34 (36:36:38:38) sts. Cont straight until armhole measures 22 (23:24:25:26) cm, ending with a WS row. SHAPE…

2 min.
blanche

THIS SLOUCHY beret, with textured bands of garter stitch, is a stylish way to keep warm on chillier days. Cocoon is a gorgeously soft yarn in bulky weight, so this cosy accessory will very quickly take shape on your needles. Shown here in the rich green of Seascape, you can choose from 20 other nature-inspired hues, including warming Beetroot and Bilberry, neutrals Clay, Scree and Alpine, pastels Misty Rose and Moon, and earthy Crag and Shale. HAT Using 5.5mm (US 9) needles, cast on 71 sts. Row 1 (RS): K1, * yfwd, K2tog, rep from * to end. Row 2: P1,* K1, P1, rep from * to end. Row 3: * K1, P1, rep from * to last st, K1. Rep last 2 rows once. Next row (WS): Purl. Change to 6.5mm (US 10.5) needles. Next row (RS):…

8 min.
buick

BACK Using 4mm (UK 8/US 6) needles, cast on 97 (107:117:129) sts. Row 1 (RS): K2 (1:0:0), P3, *K3, P3, rep from * to last 2 (1:0:0) sts, K2 (1:0:0). Row2: P2(1:0:0), K3,*P3, K3, rep from* to last 2 (1:0:0) sts, P2 (1:0:0). These 2 rows form rib. Work in rib for a further 19 rows, dec 1 st at end of last row and ending with WS facing for next row. 96 (106:116:128) sts. Change to 4.5mm (UK 7/US 7) needles. Next row (WS): Purl. Now work in patt as folls: Row 1 (RS): P10 (15:19:25), work next 26 sts as row 1 of cable panel, P24 (24:26:26), work next 26 sts as row 1 of cable panel, P to end. Row 2: K10 (15:19:25), work next 26 sts as row 2 of cable panel, K24 (24:26:26), work next…