A classic Kate Davies design, the Peerie Flooers Hat (“Little Flowers” in Shetland dialect) is a must-do for color knitters. Made with Rowan Fine Tweed in the colors prescribed in Kate Davies’s pattern, this fair isle beauty is knit in the round. Kit includes 7 colors of Rowan Fine Tweed. The individual pattern is available for sale on Ravelry in Kate Davies Designs as a PDF download: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/peerie-flooers
Shibui Yarns lend themselves to combinations that make a statement whenever they are knit or crocheted. Shibui Mix #10 is a hat project that looks amazing and knits like a dream. Two strands of Shibui Cima are held together throughout to make a thin but warm layer on your head. The colorwork is a simple knit 1, slip one pattern that uses only one color per round. The effect is fantastic and impressive. Kit includes Mix #10 pattern and one skein each of Cima in 4 colors. Size 2 and 3 circular needles are required, with #3 DPN’s at the top. Fits an adult head.
Inspired by Kate Davies, this hat was designed by Harper Burke in the beautifully bright and crisp colors of Rowan Fine Tweed. Using fair isle technique in the round and 7 colors of Fine Tweed, the pattern takes you on a fun ride with clearly written instructions, charts and pictures along the way. Pattern requires a #3US, 16″ circular needle and DPNS for the crown decreases. Gauge is 7 sts/inch. Kit includes pattern and 7 balls of Rowan Fine Tweed.
The beauty of the Soumak Scarf Wrap by Rowan designer Lisa Richardson causes most knitters to gasp at the sight of so many gorgeous colors in one knitted piece. Soumak is knit in 10 colors of Rowan Fine Tweed in a fairly simple colorwork technique of knitting, purling and slipping stitches to create a mosaic rib. The kit includes 29 balls of Rowan Fine Tweed – 2 to 3 balls of 10 different colors. The pattern is found in Rowan Magazine #54, available in the “Books” section of our online shop. Size US#3 needles are used. Finished wrap measures approximately 18″ x 72″
The perfect year-round layer is this gorgeous shawl from Marianne Isager. Tokyo blends two fabulous Isager fibers, Spinni and Alpaca 1 in a chevron design that makes the knitting interesting but not too challenging. Three color ways are available – Light, Medium & Dark. Medium is shown here. Finished dimensions are 26″x78″. Kit includes yarn and printed pattern. A size 6 needle is required.