Rowan Magazine #46 features knitting and crochet designs from Marie Wallin, Erika Knight, Sarah Hatton, Amanda Crawford, Kaffe Fassett, Brandon Mably, Sarah Dallas, Martin Storey, Jennie Atkinson and, Janice Anderson .
It is divided into three sections each with a different theme.
Folklore is inspired by traditional knitting.It features plaids, fair isle, tweeds and textures. There are designs for both men and women. Colours are tones of greens, rich berries and hints of gold.
Shadowlands was phhotographed in one of the last working water mills in England and the garments give the impression of the hard times of the industrial revolution when colours were sombre and every detail served a purpose. Including men’s and womenswear, each garment portrays a sense of warmth and comfort including oversized garments with chunky textures. Colours are greys,browns, dusky reds, purple and blue.
Heritage Inspired by the upper classesin the 1920’s. The collection has eccentric English twist including striped, patterned and lace womenswear designs. The colours contrast the soft greens and greys with the rich purple heather, golds and chestnut..
Other features include 8 children's designs, a history of textiles, an interview with students from the Royal College of Art, Rowan's Greatest Knits, info' on the new yarns and books and lots more.
This is a bumper edition with something for everyone!