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 Classic

Alpaca Classic is made using a cotton net which is filled with superfine alpaca fibers, resulting in a wonderfully soft, light weight yarn you will fall in love with. Due to its fine weight, and intense colour palette, Alpaca Classic is ideal for fairisle patterns and a multitude of garments and accessories.

Alpaca Soft

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.

This yarn comes in a variety of stunning contemporary colours and is compatible with any pattern for a cashmere merino blend yarn (ie Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino).

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.

It’s not just for babies – this yarn can also be used to create luxuriously soft garments and accessories for grown ups too!

Big Wool – Rowan Yarns

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.

Cocoon

This wonderfully soft, roving British yarn is a designer’s dream. Made from a beautiful blend of 80% merino wool and 20% kid mohair, it creates beautiful textured and cable stitches and lovely striping and pattern effects. Ideal for warming winter projects, this yarn is available in a stunning array of beautiful colours; from deep, jewel shades to flattering neutrals.

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Felted Tweed

Rowan Felted Tweed is spun in a light DK weight, with a beautiful tweed effect and an amazing colour range to choose from, it’s a Fair Isle knitter’s dream.

The magical combination of 50% lightly-felted wool, 25% viscose and 25% alpaca makes it supremely blockable and a gorgeous option for lacework as a result. Or knit it in garter stitch for a drapey, squishable fabric that is cosy, but light and easy to wear. Choose from nature-inspired shades ranging from cool watery tones to warming cherry red and fiery ginger and prepare to fall in love! Now available in special colourways chosen by world-renowned designers Kaffe Fassett and Dee Hardwicke

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Felted Tweed – Dee Hardwicke Colours

Dee Hardwicke has collaborated with Rowan to create 4 brand new shades in her favourite yarn, Felted Tweed. This stunning amalgamation of 50% wool, 25% viscose and 25% alpaca knits beautifully.

Felted Tweed – Kaffe Fassett Colours

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.

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Felted Tweed Aran

Felted Tweed Aran has an array of complimentary colours that sit perfectly together in stripes or Fair Isle colourwork. Alternatively let them shine on their own in cables and texture stitches. With an alchemic combination of 50% lightly-felted wool, 25% viscose and 25% alpaca, this is a yarn that’s often imitated, but never bettered.

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.

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Kidsilk Haze

The ever-popular Kidsilk Haze combines the soft halo of super kid mohair with the vibrant shine of silk in one incredible yarn for delicate, floaty shawls and scarves. Kidsilk Haze can be used with a variety of needle sizes to create different effects and styles, and is a favourite with lace fans. Used alongside other yarns it takes on an almost magical quality, and is available in a stunning array of 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.