Meet Rowan Magazine #49! There are 46 designs by Kaffe Fassett,Sarah Hatton, Grace Melville, Erika Knight, Martin Storey, Sarah Dallas, Marie Wallin and other Rowan favorites.
The designs are divided into three sections: Illusion, which features delicate knits with antique lace, crochet and openwork using a pallette of neutrals and soft greys.Summer Essentials and features trendy designs adapted into simple, easy to wear styles. .The third section is called Homespun is a collection of easy, unstructured garments with a rustic feel.
Yarns used include Kidsilk Haze, Purelife Organic 4 ply and DK, Lenpur Linen, Denim, Pima Cotton, Cotton Glace and Siena 4 ply.
There is a feature showing designs by five students from the Royal College of Art that all use Rowan Purelife Organic DK, a collection of home ware patterns by Kaffe Fassett that can be downloaded from the Rowan site, and an article about thrifty knitting from the early 1800's to the modern day.
There is also a review of all new Rowan publications and interesting information on the locations used for the photo shoots for the Illusion and Home Spun designs.
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