Warm Weather Knits: Mag 61 Giveaway!

I just saw the results of a knitting survey that asked knitters and crocheters about their favorite yarn weight to use this time of year. Unsurprisingly it came back with around 50% DK. So, if you are looking for a variety of DK weight and summery designs check out the new publications below.

Rowan Knitting and Crochet Magazine Number 61

Rowan Knitting and Crochet Magazine Number 61

Rowan’s current Knitting and Crochet Magazine No. 61 is full of DK weight patterns and summery designs and I’m giving away a copy (go to end of post on how to enter). Here are a few of my favorites………..

Destiny: A longer length cardigan in Handknit Cotton designed by Martin Storey

Destiny: A longer length cardigan in Handknit Cotton designed by Martin Storey

Hithe: An oversized ladies sweater in Softyak DK, designed by Lisa Richardson

Hithe: An oversized ladies sweater in Softyak DK, designed by Lisa Richardson

Bayberry: A cosy wrap jacket in Softyak DK designed by Sarah Hatton

Bayberry: A cosy wrap jacket in Softyak DK designed by Sarah Hatton

Chalkwell: A striped family sweater in a huge range of sizes 23-54in chest, worked in Softyak DK, designed by Brandon Mably

Chalkwell: A striped family sweater in a huge range of sizes (23-54in chest) worked in Softyak DK, designed by Brandon Mably

Essence: A casual ladies cardigan in Original Denim designed by Lisa Richardson

Essence: A casual ladies cardigan in Original Denim designed by Lisa Richardson

Kali: A pretty sweater in Kidsilk Haze designed by Marie Wallin

Kali: A pretty sweater in Kidsilk Haze designed by Marie Wallin

New Rowan Selects Yarns

Still with summery designs in mind, Rowan has released two brand new, limited edition yarns, Stone Washed & Breezed.

Stone Washed is a denim inspired 100% cotton tape yarn and is available in 4 shades……

Rowan Stone Washed yarn shades

There is an accompanying collection booklet designed by Wool and the Gang featuring quick knit vests, a ribbed sweater and dresses with simple textures suitable for the less experienced knitter. Here’s just a couple……….

Corrina: A simple garter stitch cardigan by Wool And The Gang

Corrina: A simple garter stitch cardigan by Wool And The Gang

Sweet Maria: A simple triangular shawl by Wool And The Gang

Sweet Maria: A simple triangular shawl by Wool And The Gang

Breezed is a blend of 80% cotton and 20% linen with a fabulous texture and cool handle making it perfect for beautiful stitch textures, lace and contrasting stripe detail. It’s available in seven natural earth shades ……….

Rowan Breezed Shades

The accompanying collection booklet consists of seven summery womens designs by Sarah Hatton and features simple vest tops, a lace sweater and a generous sailor stripe sweater. I quite like these……..

Campana: A cute summer top by Sarah Hatton

Campana: A cute summer top by Sarah Hatton

Sattely: A feminine sweater designed by Sarah Hatton

Sattely: A feminine sweater designed by Sarah Hatton

Colfax: A textured vest top designed by Sarah Hatton

Colfax: A textured vest top designed by Sarah Hatton

Crush by Kim Hargreaves

Then there is Crush by Kim Hargreaves; twelve designs for the spring and summer seasons using Rowan’s Kidslik Haze, Original Denim and Handkint Cotton. I just love so many of Kim’s femininely fitted designs. Here’s a few of my favorites…….

Ice by Kim Hargreaves in Rowan Handknit Cotton

Ice: Worked in Rowan Handknit Cotton

Day: Worked in Rowan Original Denim

Day: Worked in Rowan Original Denim

Giveaway

If you haven’t bought a copy of the Rowan Knitting and Crochet Magazine Number 61 yet maybe you would like to be in with a chance to win a free copy by entering my giveaway! All you have to do is answer this question:

What design by Marie Wallin did I knit from Rowan Knitting & Crochet Magazine Number 58?

Send your answer to me by clicking on the ‘Contact Me’ link below.

Contact Me

The competition is open to all my subscribers and will close on Wednesday 26th April 2017 at 4pm US Mountain Time (11pm GMT). One winner will then be chosen from the correct entries.

Please do not leave your answer in the ‘comments’ section at the end of this post as that will make it visible to everyone …… and we don’t want to giveaway the answer until the competition is closed. Goodluck!

Click on the links below to view the full collection from:

Rowan Knitting and Crochet Magazine Number 61

Rowan Selects Stone Washed

Rowan Selects Breezed

Crush by Kim Hargreaves

Thank so much for reading my blog.

Esther x

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