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Sunday, 20 July 2008

Rowan

Rowan #44

The 30th Anniversary edition of the Rowan Magazine #44 has three stories: 'Nostalgia', 'Renaissance' and 'Elegance'. The photography is as sumptuous as usual and there are some very inspiring pieces. As usual there are a variety of techniques and a range of skill levels required.

There are articles about the designers who include Sarah Dallas and Kim Hargreaves whose designs I have knitted and loved. There is a very interesting article about the new yarn Purelife which is all about home grown and produced wool with the emphasis on quality which I am afraid will equate to price but the article does explain why. There will be new ranges of colours exclusively for Kim Hargreaves.

There is also an updated Rowan website which is worth a visit.

So I am more than happy with the new magazine and am looking forward particularly to making most of the Clever Ideas which is biased towards Christmas. I think I will be inspired to start with this knitted and felted swag:

Rowan #44

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