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Rowan Speciality Yarns

Yarn NameTypeNeedlesTension
per 10cm
(4 inches)
Length
(per ball)
Click to see Anchor Artiste MetallicAnchor Artiste Metallic A beautiful blended yarn which provides shimmer and glamour. 80% viscose 20% metallised polyester.Warm wool cycle.
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3mm/11UK/3 US 29-34 sts x 36-40 rows Approximately 100 metres (109 yards) per 25g ball. Warm wool cycle (30 deg C).
Click to see Rowan Alpaca ChunkyRowan Alpaca Chunky A beautiful alpaca yarn which is amazingly soft. The rounded chain construction creates a yarn which is light in weight but yet warm and comforting to wear. 98% Alpaca, 2% Polyamide. Hand wash normal.
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10 mm/00 UK/15 US 11 sts x 14 rows Approx. 70 metres (76.5 yards) per 100g ball
Click to see Rowan Alpaca ColourRowan Alpaca Colour Made with Baby Alpaca. The beautifully soft and gently undulating palette of the Alpaca Colour yarn truly speaks for itself, its a pleasure to knit and wear. 100% Alpaca. Hand wash normal.
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4mm/8 UK/6 US 22 sts x 30 rows Approx. 120 metres (131 yards) per 50g hank
Click to see Rowan Angora HazeRowan Angora Haze Wonderfully soft and fluffy quality is both warm and exceptionally light to wear. 69% Angora, 20% Polyamide, 11% Wool. Hand wash normal.
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3/10UK/3 US 28 sts x 36 rows Approx. 137 metres (150 yards) per 25g ball
Click to see Rowan Baby Merino Silk DKRowan Baby Merino Silk DK A luxury machine washable blend of merino wool and silk that has a wonderful soft handle, perfect for your little treasures. 66% Merino Superwash Wool, 34% Tussah Silk.
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4mm/8 UK/6 US 22 sts x 30 rows Approx. 135 metres (147 yards) per 50g ball
Click to see Rowan Belle Organic AranRowan Belle Organic Aran Organic Aran. 50% Organic Wool, 50% Organic Cotton.
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4 mm/7 UK/7 US 19 sts x 26 rows Approximately 90 metres (98 yards) per 50g ball. Hand wash cold.
Click to see Rowan Belle Organic DKRowan Belle Organic DK Organic DK. 50% Organic Wool, 50% Organic Cotton.
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4 mm/8 UK/6 US 22 sts x 30 rows Approximately 120 metres (131 yards) per 50g ball. Hand wash cold.
Click to see Rowan Big Wool ColourRowan Big Wool Colour NEW YARN! A natural extension to the Big Wool family. This bright and fun yarn is easy to knit, knitting to the same tension as Big Wool makes this yarn ideal for adding colour to any Big Wool garment. 96% Wool 4% Polyamide. Hand wash warm.
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10mm/000UK/15US 9 sts x 12 rows Approx. 80 metres (87 yards) per 100g ball
Click to see Rowan Brushed FleeceRowan Brushed Fleece NEW YARN! A super soft blend of extra fine merino wool and baby alpaca. The yarn has a soft marl colour effect and is quick to knit making very wearable, warm and lightweight. 65% Wool 30% Alapaca 5% Polyamide. Hand wash warm.
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6mm/4UK/10US 13 sts x 19 rows Approx. 105 metres (115 yards) per 50g ball
Click to see Rowan CalmerRowan Calmer Cotton blend with a super soft, luxury feel. This yarn has a tension similar to DK but because of the elasticity in it, is knitted on bigger needles. 75% Cotton, 25% Acrylic/microfibre.
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5 mm/6UK/8US 21sts x 30 rows Approx. 160metres (175 yards) per 50g ball
Click to see Rowan ColourspunRowan Colourspun Wool and mohair blended yarn which is sublime to knit. Each shade is produced by blending two printed and two solid colours together and then twisted with a printed binder. Beautiful shaded colours in which the tones subtly blend from one to the other. Hand wash normal.
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4 mm/8 UK/6 US 22 sts x 30 rows Approx. 135 metres (148 yards) per 50g ball
Click to see Rowan Cotton BraidRowan Cotton Braid SALE 30% OFF! A braided yarn. 68% Cotton, 22% Viscose, 10% Linen.
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8-12mm/11-17US 8-12 sts x 10-16 rows Approx. 50 metres (46 yards) per 50g ball
Click to see Rowan ChenilleRowan Chenille NEW YARN! 100% cotton, soft and yet textured to the touch. This yarn takes cables and textured stitches very well. Available in strong jewel like colours and in a 50 gram ball it is ideal for colour work, mixing with other Rowan core yarns, but equally makes very wearable and warm garments when knitted by itself. Maschine wash warm.
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3.75mm/9UK/5US 21 sts x 33 rows Approx. 110 metres (120 yards) per 50g ball
Click to see Rowan CocoonRowan Cocoon A lovely chunky wool and mohair roving yarn, having the appearance of a homespun yarn. 80% merino wool, 20% kid mohair. Hand wash only.
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7 mm/2 UK/10 US 14 sts x 16 rows Approx. 115 metres (126 yards) per 100g ball
Click to see Rowan Creative Focus WorstedRowan Creative Focus Worsted A lovely wool and alpaca blended aran weight yarn. The perfect 'all round' yarn for stitch, pattern and colour. Knits to the same tension as Pure Wool Worsted. 75% Wool, 25% Alpaca. Hand wash cold.
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4 mm/7 UK/7 US 20 sts x 24 rows Approx. 200 metres (220 yards) per 100g ball
Click to see Rowan Creative LinenRowan Creative Linen A lovely 50% Cotton & 50% Linen dry handle yarn in 20 Beautiful shades. Hand wash cool.
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4mm/7 UK/7 US 21 sts x 28 rows Approx. 200 metres (219 yards) per 100g hank
Click to see Rowan Fazed TweedRowan Fazed Tweed NEW YARN! An interesting mix of wool, and fine alpaca, with a filled tube like construction this yarn gives a soft blended tweed like knitted fabric. 72% Wool 22% Alpaca 6% Polyamide. Hand wash warm.
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6mm/4UK/10US 15 sts x 19 rows Approx. 70 metres (76 yards) per 50g ball
Click to see Rowan FurRowan Fur NEW YARN! Made from wool with a little polyamide to bind. A massive trend for the season, fur is a great addition to any knitters wardrobe and ideal for collars, cuffs and small gilets. 97% Wool 3% Polyamide. Hand wash warm.
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7mm/2UK/10US 12 sts x 17 rows Approx. 60 metres (66 yards) per 50g ball
Click to see Rowan Fine LaceRowan Fine Lace This beautiful fine lace weight yarn is made in a blend of 80% Baby Suri Alpaca, 20% Fine Merino Wool. Hand wash cold.
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2-4 mm/14-8 UK/0-6 US 20-39 sts x 33-54 rows Approx. 400 metres (437 yards) per 50g ball
Click to see Rowan Fine ArtRowan Fine Art A blend of fibre and colour. Designed for socks, shawls and other accessories, it is made with merino wool, kid mohair, mulberry silk and polyamide to make it suitable and durable for all projects. Wool: 45%, Mohair: 20%, Silk: 10%, Polyamide: 25%. Hand Wash warm.
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2 - 3 mm/11-13 UK/2-3 US 32 sts x 42 rows Approx. 400 metres (437 yards) per 100g ball
Click to see Rowan Fine Art AranRowan Fine Art Aran A luxury blend of merino wool, kid mohair, alpaca and mulberry silk and like the other yarns in the Fine Art family is hand painted with a blend of colours to achieve its unique colour effect. 20% Mohair, 50% Wool, 25% Alpaca 5% Silk. Hand Wash warm.
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4 mm/7 UK/7 US 19 sts x 25 rows Approx. 170 metres (186 yards) per 100g ball
Click to see Rowan FinestRowan Finest NEW YARN! A blend of extra fine merino, cashmere and royal alpaca wool. Soft to the touch and comfortable to wear, knitting to a 4ply tension this yarn gives great stitch definition. 50% Wool 20% Cashmere 30% Alpaca. Hand wash warm.
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3mm/10UK/3US 28 sts x 36 rows Approx. 87 metres (95 yards) per 25g ball
Click to see Rowan FrostRowan Frost A soft to the touch metallic yarn in a Alpaca (20%) and Viscose (80%) blend. This yarn takes textured stitches very well allowing the inherent metallic shine and colour mix to show. Hand wash cool.
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5mm/5 UK/9 US 16 sts x 23 rows Approx. 75 metres (82 yards) per 50g ball
Click to see Rowan Glimmer PrintRowan Glimmer Print SALE 30% OFF! 50% cotton, 50% acrylic. Hand wash only - see A Midas Touch for more details 8 mm/0 UK/11 US 12 sts x 15 rows Approx. 40 metres (44 yards) per 50g ball
Click to see Rowan Kid ClassicRowan Kid Classic Classic and sophisticated in every sense. Soft and sensuous, reflecting the quality and luxury of its fibres. 70% Lambswool, 26% Kid Mohair, 4% Nylon.
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5-5 mm/6-5UK/8-9US 18-19sts x23-25 rows Approx. 140metres (151 yards) per 50g ball
Click to see Rowan Kidsilk AuraRowan Kidsilk Aura This exquisite yarn is a chunkier version of Kidsilk Haze. 75% Kid Mohair, 25% Silk. Hand wash only - see The Kidsilk Aura Collection for more details 4-6 mm/8-4UK/6-10 US 16-20sts x 19-28 rows Approx. 75 metres ( 82 yards) per 25g ball
Click to see Rowan Kidsilk AmoreRowan Kidsilk Amore Rowan's Kidsilk Haze in a multi strand and chainette construction, giving all the luxury of Kidsilk Haze in a heavier weight. Ideal for accessories and small projects. Mohair: 70%, Silk: 30%. Hand wash only.
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10-15mm/000UK/15-19 US 7-9sts x 10-12 rows Approx. 42m (46 yds) per 50g ball
Click to see Rowan Kidsilk Amore ShimmerRowan Kidsilk Amore Shimmer Rowan's Kidsilk Haze in a multi strand and chainette construction, giving all the luxury of Kidsilk Haze in a heavier weight. Ideal for accessories and small projects. Mohair: 66%, Silk: 27%, Polyester: 4%, Nylon: 3%. Hand wash only.
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10-15mm/000UK/15-19 US 7-9sts x 10-12 rows Approx. 37m (40 yds) per 50g ball
Click to see Rowan Kidsilk CreationRowan Kidsilk Creation SALE 28% OFF! LIMITED EDITION! A net, tubular construction made from the best selling yarn Kidsilk Haze which is 70% super kid Mohair and 30% silk. Hand wash only. 5 mm/10 UK/8 US N/A Approx. 10 metres ( 11 yards) per 50g hank
Click to see Rowan Kidsilk Creation StripeRowan Kidsilk Creation Stripe SALE 32% OFF! LIMITED EDITION! Knit or crochet a Scarf from one hank. A net, tubular construction made from a striped Kidsilk Haze which is 70% super kid Mohair and 30% silk. Hand wash only. 6-5mm / 10 - 8 US 50g hank
Click to see Rowan Kidsilk HazeRowan Kidsilk Haze A versatile mix of 70% Super Kid Mohair and 30% Silk which can be cleverly adapted to create a lustrous, cobweb like finish of knitted double to create a fabric with more substance. Hand wash only.
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3 - 5mm/10-6UK/3-8 US 18-25sts x 23-34 rows Approx. 210 metres ( 229 yards) per 25g ball
Click to see Rowan Kidsilk Haze EclipseRowan Kidsilk Haze Eclipse Super soft to the touch and beautiful in the knitted fabric, made with angora, wool and polyamide for strength, this yarn will knit to create a garment that will be a joy to wear. 66% super kid Mohair, 27% Silk, 4% Polyester, 3% Nylon. Hand wash cold.
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3 - 5mm/10-6UK/3-8 US 18-25sts x 23-34 rows Approx. 200 metres ( 219 yards) per 25g ball
Click to see Rowan Kidsilk Haze GlamourRowan Kidsilk Haze Glamour The versatile mix of 70% Super Kid Mohair and 30% Silk used in Kidsilk Haze now has added sequins for that extra special evening out. It can be cleverly adapted to create a lustrous, cobweb like finish of knitted double to create a fabric with more substance. Hand wash only.
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3 - 5mm/10-6UK/3-8 US 18-25sts x 23-34 rows Approx. 162m (177 yds) per 25g ball
Click to see Rowan Kidsilk Haze StripeRowan Kidsilk Haze Stripe A self striping version of Kid Silk Haze which is 70% super kid silk Mohair and 30% silk. The colour combinations have been cleverly put together by the master of colour 'Kaffe Fassett' and when knitted as a scarf will compliment any outfit. One ball of 50 g is enough to knit a scarf and can also be knitted to any Kid Silk Haze pattern. Hand wash only.
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3 - 5mm/10-6UK/3-8 US 18-25sts x 23-34 rows Approx. 425 metres ( 465 yards) per 50g ball
Click to see Rowan Kidsilk Haze TrioRowan Kidsilk Haze Trio Kidsilk Haze Trio is three ends of Rowan's ever popular Kidsilk Haze spun together to make a beautiful soft and lightweight yarn. With a pallet of 4 deep colours and one natural shade (snowberry) Trio offers all the softness of Kidsilk Haze in a heavier yet lightweight yarn. 70% super kid mohair 30% silk. Hand wash only.
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5mm/5UK/9US 17-20sts x 20 rows Approx. 140 metres ( 153 yards) per 50g ball
Click to see Rowan Lenpur LinenRowan Lenpur Linen A beautiful yarn with a wonderful drape making it perfect for the summer season. 75% VI Lenpur, 25% Linen - see the Lenpur Linen Collection for more details 4 mm/8 UK/6 US 22 sts x 30 rows Approximately 115 metres (126 yards) per 50g ball. Warm wool cycle (30 deg C).
Click to see Rowan LimaRowan Lima This beautifully soft Lima yarn is available in rustic shades varying from greys, greens, blues, browns and gold. 84% Baby Alpaca, 8% Merino Wool, 8% Nylon.
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5mm/5UK/9US 20 sts x 26 rows Approximately 100 metres (109 yards) per 50g ball. Warm wool cycle (30 deg C).
Click to see Rowan Lima ColourRowan Lima Colour This beautifully soft Lima yarn is made with Baby Alpaca & Merino Wool. 84% Baby Alpaca, 8% Wool, 8% Nylon. Hand wash cold.
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5mm/5UK/9US 20 sts x 26 rows Approximately 110 metres (120 yards) per 50g ball. Warm wool cycle (30 deg C).
Click to see Rowan Mohair HazeRowan Mohair Haze NEW YARN! Wonderfully soft and fluffy quality is both warm and exceptionally light to wear.
Knits the same as Angora Haze but for every 1 ball uses approx. 1.5 balls.
69% Angora, 20% Polyamide, 11% Wool. Hand wash normal.
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3/10UK/3 US 28 sts x 36 rows Approx. 137 metres (150 yards) per 25g ball
Click to see Rowan PanamaRowan Panama A beautiful fine cotton, linen and viscose blended yarn has a lovely draping. 55% viscose, 33% cotton, 12% linen.
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3 mm/10 UK/3 US 27 sts x 36 rows Approximately 135 metres (148 yards) per 50g ball. Hand wash cold.
Click to see Rowan Purelife RenewRowan Purelife Renew A fabulous tweedy character yarn made from recycled wool and available in a collection of rustic shades. 93% Recycled Wool, 7% Polyamide.
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6 mm/10 UK/4 US 14 sts x 20 rows Approximately 75 metres (82 yards) per 50g ball. Hand wash cold.
Click to see Rowan Purelife ReviveRowan Purelife Revive Made from used garments, then spun into this beautiful, high quality yarn. 36% Recycled Silk, 36% Recycled Cotton, 28% Recycled Viscose. Viscose is a natural fibre sourced from a variety of places usually plant material.
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4 mm/8 UK/6 US 22 sts x 30 rows Approximately 120 metres (131 yards) per 50g ball. Hand wash warm.
Click to see Rowan Pure LinenRowan Pure Linen Made with 100% natural linen, Rowans Pure Linen has a soft sheen and a relaxed drape. This yarn is ideal for light weight and elegant summer knits, that are easy and cooling to wear. Hand Wash warm.
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4 mm/7 UK/7 US 17 sts x 28 rows Approx. 130 metres (142 yards) per 50g 3-Cross
Click to see Rowan RomanceRowan Romance SALE 30% OFF! 36% Acrylic, 27% Nylon, 26% Mohair, 8% Polyester, 3% Wool. Hand wash only - see Magazine 40 for more details 7 mm/2 UK/10 US 11 sts x 15 rows Approx. 55 metres (60 yards) per 50g ball
Click to see Rowan SavannahRowan Savannah A lovely matt cotton linen yarn which has a tape appearance. 94% cotton, 6% silk.
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5 mm/6 UK/8 US 18 sts x 26 rows Approximately 80 metres (88 yards) per 50g ball. Hand wash cold.
Click to see Rowan ShimmerRowan Shimmer A beautiful blended yarn which provides shimmer and glamour - see Magazine 44 for more details 3.25-2.75 mm/10-12 UK/3-2 US 29-34 sts x 36-40 rows Approximately 175 metres (191 yards) per 25g ball. Warm wool cycle (30 deg C).
Click to see Rowan Silk TwistRowan Silk Twist A luxurious silk & wool blend yarn in an aran weight. 53% Silk, 30% Wool, 12% Superkid Mohair.
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5 mm/6 UK/8 US 17 sts x 22 rows Approximately 85 metres (93 yards) per 50g ball. Hand wash cold.
Click to see Rowan SilkystonesRowan Silkystones A melange of toussah silk & linen, and each shade is a soft subtle blend of shades. Soft to the touch and with the light silken sheen of wet stones (hence the name) this yarn sits at the heart of Rowans Spring & Summer season. 52% Silk, 48% Linen. Hand Wash warm.
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4 mm/8 UK/6 US 20 sts x 28 rows Approx. 100 metres (109 yards) per 50g doughnut
Click to see Rowan SummerspunRowan Summerspun A lovely 50% Cotton and 50% Wool blended yarn. Hand wash cold.
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4mm/8 UK/6 US 22 sts x 30 rows Approx. 120 metres (131 yards) per 50g ball
Click to see Rowan Summer TweedRowan Summer Tweed Combining the luxury of silk (70%) with the durability of cotton (30%), this is a perfect all year round yarn.
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5mm/6UK/8US 16sts x 23 rows Approx. 108 metres (118 yards) per 50g hank. Hanks will change to balls when all stocks of hanks have run out. Summer Tweed balls - length 120m (131 yards).
Click to see Rowan TruesilkRowan Truesilk Truesilk is made with 100% mulberry silk making it light with a natural sheen that is found in silk. The yarn is a chainette type construction which means the knitted garments hold their shape and drape gracefully on the body. Hand Wash.
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4 mm/8 UK/6 US 23 sts x 32 rows Approx. 150 metres (164 yards) per 50g Doughnut
Click to see Rowan TumbleRowan Tumble Tumble is a glorious lightweight,soft and lofty yarn. This yarn is 90% Alpaca and 10% Cotton and is has a pallet of 6 strong colours and is the ideal yarn for those snuggly soft Autumn/Winter garments and accessories. Hand wash cool.
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12mm/17 US 8 sts x 11 rows Approx. 70 metres (77 yards) per 100g ball




 

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