57% Alpaca / 43% Cotton, 25g, 120m/131yds, 23sts - 31 rows, 3.75 - 4mm
With its fine weight and intense colour palette, Alpaca Classic is ideal for Fair Isle patterns and light but warm garments and accessories. Its feathery feel and romantic halo are created by filling delicate cotton mesh with luxurious alpaca fibres, resulting in a light weight yarn with incredible meterage and spectacular texture. Knitted on larger needles, it makes an exciting choice for lace patterns too.
Alpaca Soft DK
70% Virgin Wool / 30% Alpaca, 50g, 125m/136yds, 22sts - 30 rows, 4mm
Thanks to its luxurious handle and rich colour palette, award-winning Alpaca Soft DK has become a real favourite with knitters. Spun from a premium blend of extrafine Merino, superfine Merino and baby alpaca, it makes an easy choice for garments and accessories and comes into its own when worked in cable designs. Choose from an array of much-loved shades and cast on a classic project you'll wear forever.
Baby Cashsoft Merino
57% Wool / 33% Acryl / 10% Cashmere, 50g, 130m/142yds, 25sts - 34 rows, 3.25mm
Baby Cashsoft Merino is soft to the touch and feather-like on the skin, making it ideal for babies and children. This cashmere-rich yarn is not just for little ones though. With its refined stitch definition and a palette that extends beyond classic baby colours to super-brights and dramatic black, this is a versatile option for any project calling for a lightweight yarn.
100% Wool, 100g, 80m/87yds, 7½-9 sts 10-12½ rows, 10-15mm
Big Wool takes the knitability of a super chunky and transforms it with pure Merino wool, raising the bar by which all other 'beginner' yarns are measured. Big Wool is not just for new knitters though. With a super light spin and paintbox colour palette, it's the perfect choice for speedy accessories and dramatic garments. Make a statement with a giant cable, get creative with colour combinations or cast on a super cosy accessory in the ultimate yarn for winter.
65% Wool / 30% Alpacac / 5% Polyamide, 50g, 115m/125yds, 13 sts 19 rows, 6mm
A perfect choice for warming winter knits, Brushed Fleece has a gentle halo and soft marl colour effect that combines beautifully with its palette of soft neutrals and richer shades. Due to its chunky finish Brushed Fleece is quick to knit, but it's very much a lightweight yarn that's easy to wear and super cosy thanks to its blend of alpaca, wool and polyamide.
100% Cotton, 115m/125yds, 23 sts 32 rows, 3.25mm
A favourite with designers and knitters alike, Cotton Glace is spun with a high twist for incredible stitch definition. With a variety of bright and breezy shades to choose from it's an easy option for fun colourwork patterns and perfect for children's knits as it's machine washable too. The slight sheen created by the mercerised cotton is a true sign of quality and thanks to the hard-wearing properties of this surprisingly soft yarn, you'll be wearing your Cotton Glace knits for many years to come.
60% Cotton / 40% Wool, 50g, 130m/142yds, 20 sts 28 rows, 4mm
Grown organically, Cotton Wool is a supersoft blend of 60% cotton and 40% wool. This lightweight, breathable, and hypoallergenic yarn is perfect for all skin kinds and especially new baby. With twelve contemporary colours, selected by Erika Knight, this yarn has been conceived for Mama too and is a great choice for creating treasured future hand-me-downs and mindful crafting whilst waiting for baby to arrive.
95% Cotton / 5% Other fibers, 50g, 100m/109yds, 22sts - 22 rows, 3.75-4mm
There is something so special about denim yarn, and Denim Revive has an added dimension, thanks to its sustainable credentials. Made from recycled cotton fibres that give Denim Revive an almost tweedy effect, the capsule colour palette of muted shades contains the classic denim shades but goes beyond the blues to include chalky white, soft red, and midnight black. A perfect choice for lace, cables, or even a traditional gansey.
50% Wool / 25% Viscose / 25% Alpaca, 50g, 175m, 22-24 sts 30-32 rows, 3.75-4mm
Ask any Rowan fan for their favourite yarn and there's a good chance it'll be Felted Tweed. Spun in a light DK weight, with a beautiful tweed effect and an amazing 50+ colours to choose from, it's a Fair Isle knitter's dream. But that's not all. The magical combination of 50% lightly-felted wool, 25% viscose and 25% alpaca makes it supremely blockable and a gorgeous option for lacework as a result. Or knit it in garter stitch for a drapey, squishable fabric that is cosy, but light and easy to wear. Choose from nature-inspired shades ranging from cool watery tones to warming cherry red and fiery ginger and prepare to fall in love! Now available in special colourways chosen by world-renowned designer Kaffe Fassett..
Felted Tweed Aran
50% Wool / 25% Viscose / 25% Alpaca, 50g, 87m/95yds, 16sts - 23 rows, 5mm
The big sister to classic Felted Tweed, this rustic Aran-weight yarn is available in a range of classic colours and is a beautiful choice for cosy winter knits. The complimentary colours sit perfectly together in stripes or Fair Isle colourwork, or shine on their own in cables and textured stitches. With an alchemic combination of 50% lightly-felted wool, 25% viscose and 25% alpaca, this is a yarn that's often imitated, but never bettered.
80% Alpaca / 20% Wool, 50g, 400m/437yds, 20-39 sts 33-54 rows, 2-4mm
Create the perfect lace with this luxurious yarn, blended from the finest baby Suri alpaca and fine Merino wool. This classic laceweight can be worked on a variety of needle and hook sizes to give the perfect tension for even the most delicate knit or crochet project. Offered in a beautiful array of soft chalky shades and jewel brights, and with a generous 400m in every 50g ball, Fine Lace is ideal for both garment and accessory designs and blocks like a dream.
70% Wool / 22% Mohair / 8% Polyamide, 50g, 140m/153yds, 18-19 sts 23-25 rows, 5-5.5mm
An Aran-weight wool yarn, with a super-light feel, Kid Classic is as unique as it is popular, having been a favourite with Rowan knitters for many years. The beautiful blend of 70% lambswool, 22% kid mohair and 8% polyamide creates a lovely soft yarn, which is perfect for cosy winter knits. Available in a refined colour palette of rich tones, this is a true all-rounder, which is as perfect for cabling as it is for plain knitting.
70% Mohair / 30% Silk, 25g, 210m/229yds, 18-25 sts 23-34 rows, 3¼-5mm
The ever-popular Kidsilk Haze combines the soft halo of super kid mohair with the vibrant shine of silk in one incredible yarn that is loved by knitters the world over. Kidsilk Haze can be used with a variety of needle sizes to create different effects and styles, and is a firm favourite with lace fans. Used alongside other yarns it takes on an almost magical quality, and is available in a kaleidoscopic array of stunning colours.
70% Wool / 30% Alpaca, 100g, 230m/251yds, 23 sts 30 rows, 4mm
A truly British yarn, Moordale combines British wool and alpaca, with a range of neutrals and on-trend brights to choose from. The complimentary shades work beautifully together in colourwork, but shine equally when used on their own for lace, cables and texture. The fine micron wool and soft-to-the-touch alpaca give this yarn a robust but tender feel perfect for any season
Rowan Selects Patina
46% Mohair / 20% Wool / 24% Nylon / 10% Polyester, 50g, 250m/273yds, 22 sts- 31 rows, 4mm
A palette of warm golds and delicate blues is a gorgeous choice for this spectacular yarn, which is shot through with metallic thread. Airy mohair and soft Merino wool are paired with nylon and polyester to create a blend that's comfortable to wear right next to the skin. Patina knits up to a classic DK tension, but has twice the meterage you'd expect from a yarn of this weight. This is a limited edition yarn.
45% Cotton / 23% Alpaca / 22% Wool / 10% Polyamide, 50g, 100 m/109 yds, 12½sts x 17 rows, 6mm
Boucle yarn is such a favourite for autumn and winter, adding texture to any knit. This chunky version is blended from cotton, alpaca, Merino wool and polyamide, knitting up quickly on 6mm needles to create a light, but warm fabric. Available in a range of classics and neutrals for timeless style.
76% Cotton / 15% Yak / 9% Nylon, 50g, 135m/148yds, 22sts - 32 rows, 4mm
Softyak DK transcends the seasons thanks to its blend of cotton, yak and nylon. It has a stunningly soft handle and is static resistant and anti-microbial, which means the fabric stays fresher for longer. The chainette construction makes it surprisingly light for a cotton rich double-knitting yarn and it's available in colours ranging from muted tones to rich jewel shades.
100% Cotton, 50g, 175m/191yds, 28 sts 36 rows, 3mm
Summerlite 4ply is made using 100% of the finest cotton resulting in a beautifully soft, matt yarn, which boasts a wonderful, summery tonal colour palette. This yarn is a perfect choice for spring and summer designs such as a pretty shrug or evening time cardigan. It has brilliant stitch definition, meaning that all types of textures are showcased perfectly.
100% Cotton, 50g, 130m/142yds
With a generous colour rangle, this is a classic DK yarn that's perfect for spring and summer projects. The modern matt finish creates an extra-soft feel, while the multi-plied spin gives Summerlite DK excellent stitch definition for cable, lace and texture stitches.