Trendy Trims are proud to be appointed the NZ distributor for Rowan Yarns. Renowned for their quality, Rowan Yarns has played a significant role since the 80s, in setting the bar for the aesthetics of knitting design and luxury yarns.

With an extensive array of yarns and patterns, from 4Ply and DK, to Worsted and Chunky yarns.

Alpaca Soft DK

Alpaca Soft DK is a premium blend of extra fine merino, super fine merino and baby alpaca. It is a soft DK yarn that is ideal to knit all kinds of garments and accessories. It is available in 16 shades offering plenty of choice to knit with.

Baby Cashsoft Merino

Baby cashsoft merino is the perfect yarn blend, soft to the touch and gentle on the skin. Great stitch definition and an appealing pallette makes it ideal for babies, kids and adults alike. The pallette ranges from chalky ‘Baby Blue’ and ‘Heavenly’ through deep ‘Royal Baby’ to ‘Purple’ and also showcases vintage shades of ‘Pink’, ‘Camel’, ‘Cream’ and ‘Lavender’, however brighter shades in ‘Girly Pink’ and ‘Lily’ does mean there is something to suit all tastes.

Baby Silk Merino DK

A super-soft blend of 66% merino wool and 34% tussah silk creates a gentle touch, developed especially for your little ones. What’s more, this yarn can be machine washed, meaning ease of care and cleaning. Boasting a wonderfully soft handle, the yarn is available in a playfully bright range of colours, alongside more delicate pastels, to suit all requirements.

Big Wool

Big wool is a very popular yarn with designers and knitters alike. Made from 100% merino wool, Big Wool produces designs with amazing cabling and stitch structure effects. This super chunky yarn is also ideal for those wanting a quick-to-knit project and is well suited to accessory designs, in particular wintry pieces. Additionally, this soft and snuggly wool boasts a beautiful, paintbox colour palette.

Felted Tweed

Felted Tweed is a beautiful blend of 50% merino wool, 25% alpaca and 25% viscose.  The yarn has a beautiful tweed effect, perfect for fairisles, striping and other colour work and is the obvious choice for winter projects. The rustic colour palette makes this yarn a firm favourite, with shades ranging from cool, watery tones, to warming cherry red and fiery ginger.

Felted Tweed Aran

Felted Tweed Aran is a beautifully rustic blend of 50% merino wool, 25% alpaca and 25% viscose. The yarn has a beatiful tweed effect, perfect for fairisles, striping and other colour workand is a good choice for winter projects. The colour palette is comprehensive, with sjades ranging from cool, watery tones, to warming cherry red and fiery ginger.

Fine Lace

A beautiful, fine lace weight yarn, which is made of a blend of 80% baby suri alpaca and 20% fine merino wool. This gorgeous, luxurious yarn has soft chalky shades and is perfect for creating delicate hand knitted and crochet lace for all seasons. Soft and comforting to the touch, Fine Lace is perfect for both garment and accessory designs.

Hemp Tweed

A beautiful blend of 75% wool and 25% hemp, which results in a modern tweed effect, soft to the touch yarn. Wool and hemp create ‘breathable’ knitted fabrics, which are cool to wear in warm weather and warm in colder temperatures. Hemp fibre is resistant to stretching so does not distort with use and natually softens with wear, creating a yarn perfect for warming winter projects. Hemp Tweed is also durable and is machine washable, enabling easy care.

Kid Classic

Kid Classic is a beautiful blend of 70% lambswool, 22% kid mohair and 8% polyamide creating a lovely, soft yarn, which is perfect for warming winter knits. Available in a beautiful colour palette of rich hues, this is a true all-rounder, which is as perfect for cabling as it is for plain knitting.

Kidsilk Haze

Our ever-popular Kidsilk Haze is a beautiful and versatile yarn made from a blend of 70% super kid mohair and 30% silk. It can be used with a variety of needle sizes to create different effects and styles, and is particularly known for its suitability for lace work. It also works magic when used alongside other yarns, and is available in an array of stunning colours.

Original Denim

Original Denim is a 100% cotton yarn, which behaves like denim fabric.  It shrinks slightly on its first wash and the colour continues to fade gradually over time, creating a unique and sought-after look. This yarn is suitable for all-year-round knits and showcases textured stitches and cabling brilliantly.

Pure Wool Superwash Worsted

This 100% superwash wool is machine washable and in a worsted weight, making the ultimate versatile winter yarn. It is available in a varied colour palette, with shades ranging from soft neutrals to mid-tone brights and deep darks. Pure Wool Superwash Worsted is the ultimate all-round yarn and can be used for all types of styles and effects.

Super Fine Merino 4Ply

An 100% wool made with high quality extra fine merino, which gives an incredibly soft and smooth finish. Merino has a natural elastic quality, which allows free movement when being worn. It is also ‘breathable’, meaning it promotes warmth when the weather is cold, and when the weather is hot it will not feel too hot. This yarn is perfect for both childrens and adults garments and is available in a range of colours, from neutrals through to richer shades.