Knit the colorful, modern "Lineation Shawl"
Featuring Rowan's Summerlite 4ply yarn ... 20% off during April!
The asymmetrical Lineation Shawl is knit in three colors of Rowan's soft 100% cotton Summerlite 4ply yarn ... perfect for a wool-free, spring-summer accessory. The colorful stripes will add a modern flair to a dress or your favorite pair of jeans ... this is a quick and easy knit, and it's machine washable!
by Amy Loberg
Pattern FREE with purchase of Summerlite 4ply
Easy garter stitch, clean color changes and simple increases are all you need to make this striking triangular shawl. Slipped stitches at beginning of each row create smooth, neat edges. Start with a small number of stitches and build up layer upon layer of squishy garter stitch lines. The color changes will keep you wanting to move onto the next row ... before you know it you'll have a new shawl to wrap around your shoulders anytime you need a little extra warmth!
|Finished Size||15" x 68"|
4 balls of
Rowan Summerlite 4 ply
Shown in Washed Linen, Still Grey and High Tide
|Yardage||382 yards color A (2 balls), 191 yards color B (1 ball), and 191 yards color C (1 ball)|
32" Size US 4 [3.50mm] circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge
|Gauge||24 sts = 4″ in Garter stitch|
Rowan's “Summerlite 4ply” is a wonderfully soft 100% cotton yarn. It comes in splendid colors and works well for summertime tops and cardigans. And since it is machine washable, this yarn is also great option for cozy children's garments or toys!
We love the mix of colors that Amy chose ... but if grey and blue aren't your thing, we've put together four other terrific color suggestions (below). Or, feel free to choose your own colorway from over 15 colors in stock ... give us a call if we can help with your color selections!
|Fiber Content||100% Cotton|
|Yardage / Weight||191 yards in 50g|
|Gauge||28 sts over 4″ on US 2-3 [2.75mm - 3.25mm]|
|Care Instructions||Machine Wash, Warm, Dry Flat|
Join Kaffe Fassett's new Afghan Knit-Along ...
Featuring Rowan's Pure Wool Worsted ... 25% Off
The design team at Rowan has once again teamed up with globally celebrated designer Kaffe Fassett to craft the perfect Knit-Along. This season, Kaffe has created an amazing colorwork afghan! The last Kaffe Fassett Knit Along was amazingly popular and this KAL will be no different. As always, we're delighted to help you find all the info you need to knit this project and participate in the KAL!
Kaffe started the KAL on Thursday, March 30th ... but there is still time to join the fun!
Kaffe Fassett Afghan KAL
by Kaffe Fassett
Inspired by bold geometric tile designs, Kaffe's afghan design achieves his iconic look without any complicated colorwork. If you are an intermediate knitter, you will enjoy this project while building colorwork skills!
The afghan has a total of 48 squares knit from 13 unique patterns, plus a border and will be made using intarsia colorwork techniques. The layout of the squares flows around Kaffe's instantly recognizable tumbling block design. Each square is then placed to achieve the maximum geometric impact.
Did we talk about Kaffe's colorways? ... they are simply amazing! For this KAL, he has crafted only one simple yet effective colorway that captures his distinctive Kaffe signature. But choices are good! We have over 50 colors of Rowan's Pure Wool Worsted ... so if you would like to substitute colors, we have all the project details in the "Materials" section below ...
The Pattern and Schedule
Thursday, March 30th, 2017
Thursday, April 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th, 2017
Thursday, May 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th, 2017
Thursday, June 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd. Catch-up Week June 29th, 2017
Border and Finishing
Thursday, July 6th, 2017
Weekly pattern segments are released every Thursday thru the end of June on Rowan's website. You will need to create an account and login to retrieve the pattern.
You can connect, ask questions, share photos, and get help via the Rowan's Ravelry group. Questions are typically answered daily.
You're also encouraged to share progress photos to the FiberWild and Friends group on Ravelry.
Materials and Yarn Pack
The project calls for 31 balls of the Pure Wool yarn in 14 colors ... no worries, we made it simple! We packaged Kaffe's colorway into a handy, easy to shop yarn pack ... priced at 25% Off!.
Each square is approximately 12 inches x 9.5 inches.
You will need 31 balls of Rowan's Pure Wool Superwash Worsted in 14 colors ... or simply order the yarn pack which includes ...
Adjust your size to obtain gauge.
20 stitches per 4.0 inches/10 cm. in stockinette
Rowan's “Pure Wool Superwash Worsted” is a wonderfully soft basic worsted weight yarn. This machine washable wool, comes in a rainbow of colors, so finding the right one for your next project will be easy. Make a simple snugly sweater, a warm and cozy hat, or a cuddle-worthy afghan out of Rowan's Pure Wool! All Pure Wool Superwash Worsted is 25% Off!
100% Superwash Wool
Yardage / Weight
219 yarns in 100g balls
20 Stitches over 4.0 inches/10 cm.
Hand Wash, Warm, Dry Flat
Don't hesitate to call or drop a note if we can help with your yarn, needle or notion selections!
Knit some simple comfort with the Gabriella Cardigan ...
Featuring Rowan's Hemp Tweed ... 20% off in April!
The Gabriella Cardigan is a classic piece that fits into any wardrobe or style. The modern tweed effect of Rowan's Hemp Tweed, along with the elegant, subdued color palette is the perfect combination for this easy to wear sweater!
Bonus: get the pattern FREE with Purchase of Hemp Tweed yarn ... 20% off in April!
by Amy Loberg
Pattern FREE with purchase of Hemp Tweed
This cardigan radiates classic good looks along with warm texture. Smart details such as interrupted rib patterning, saddle shoulders, and a shawl collar add style to the flattering fit shape. Each piece is knit flat and sewn together. The shawl collar is then worked with the remaining live stitches using short row shaping and decreasing to create a lovely fit on the neck. Button holes are worked as you go to keep things neat and simple. The Gabriella Cardigan is sure to become a cozy addition to your attire!
|Finished Size||33" (36.5", 40", 43.5", 47", 50.5")|
|To Fit||31” (34.5”, 38”, 41.5”, 45”, 48.5”)|
|Yardage||975 (1060, 1200, 1310,1400, 1500) yards|
10 (11, 12, 13, 14, 15) balls
Rowan Hemp Tweed
Shown in Misty
|Gauge||20 sts = 4″ in Stockinette stitch on US 7 needles|
US 5 [3.75mm], US 6 [4.00mm], US 7 [4.50mm] and US 8 [5.0mm] circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge
|Notions||Stitch markers, 4 stitch holders or waste yarn, 9 (9, 10, 10, 10, 10) ¾" diameter buttons|
Rowan's “Hemp Tweed” yarn is a beautiful blend of wool and hemp in a versatile worsted weight. These two fibers join to create a breathable fabric that's cool in warm weather and warm in cool weather. Hemp is resistant to stretching and will only get cozier the more you wear it! This tweed yarn is perfect for multi-season sweaters or year-round accessories.
|Fiber Content||75% Wool / 25% True Hemp|
|Yardage / Weight||104 yds in 50g|
|Gauge||19 sts = 4″ on US 7 [4.50mm}|
|Care Instructions||Machine Wash, Cold, Dry Flat|