Felted Tweed is a favorite among Fair-Isle Knitters due to its light DK weight and beautiful tweed effect in 40 glorious colors. The combination of 50% lightly-felted wool, 25% viscose and 25% alpaca makes it supremely easy to block. Knit it in garter stitch for a draping, cozy fabric that is light and easy to wear or opt for open lacework. Choose from nature-inspired shades and prepare to fall in love! Now available in special colorways chosen by world-renowned designers Kaffe Fassett and Dee Hardwicke, too.
FIBER CONTENT: 50% Wool / 25% Viscose / 25% Alpaca
WEIGHT: 50g / 191yds / 175m
NEEDLE SIZE: 5-6 US / 3.75-4mm
GAUGE: 5.5-6 sts per inch / 2.5cm
CARE INSTRUCTIONS - Hand wash in warm water. Do no bleach. Do not tumble dry. Lay flat to dry. Use warm iron as necessary or dry clean.
About Rowan - The name Rowan was inspired by the beautiful shrubs lining the banks of the river Holme in Yorkshire, an area deeply entwined in textile heritage and tradition. Established in 1978, we started life near Huddersfield but eventually moved to a traditional former textile mill nearby. The founders Stephen Sheard and Simon Cockin wanted to produce knitting yarns, which were both quality and perfect for the design trends of the time, showcasing an array of natural fibers in a paintbox color palette. They placed the utmost value on providing yarn shades which could be translated into timeless design, and these values are still at the core of Rowan today.
A Note for Special Orders:
Any color not currently in stock at our store is available for PRE-ORDER. Minimum # Skeins per Color: 5 Please allow a minimum of 10 business days for your special order to arrive. We will check stock at the manufacturer and call you immediately to verify colors and the line. You will hear from us the second we know anything about your order.
- If an item is backordered or discontinued at the manufacturer, we will let you know immediately! You may decide at this time whether to continue to place the original order, change the colors, or cancel the order.
- Please enter color in "Notes" section at checkout or email color choices after payment is made
- Please note that special orders are non-returnable and non-refundable. We will give you detailed descriptions of colors so that you don't buy neon orange yarn unless you want to!
Images by Rowan