The Rowan British Yarn Collection

Get to know our beautiful yarns that are sourced in the UK and in select breeding territories, and are spun and dyed in local Yorkshire mills close to our Rowan studio.

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Yarn in the Making

We take our time to source the finest British yarns. Natural fibres take on an intense bloom of colour during the dyeing process which creates rich depth and heathery flecks for a beautiful, long lasting appearance.

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Moordale Yarn Lifestyle

Moordale: An exquisite blend of British wool & alpaca

This luxe yarn brings together two of the most luxurious yarns grown in the UK—Blue-Faced Leicester, and British alpaca. The brown alpaca fibre mutes the tones of the dyed wool, lending a unique depth to every stitch.

Valley tweed yarn lifestyle

Valley Tweed: Traditional tweed spun at home in Yorkshire

A beautiful twist of heathery British wool created by plying strands of light and lofty yarn, complete with traditional flecks, perfectly reflecting its Yorkshire Moorlands birthplace.

Island Blend Yarn Lifestyle

Island Blend: A luxury Falkland Island Merino blend

A unique blend of rare, fine Merino, silk and alpaca fibres creates warm and cosy knits with a subtle sheen. Island Blend comes in an array of beautiful shades, making it a perfect choice for Fair Isle and intarsia projects.

Island Blend Fine Yarn Lifestyle

Island Blend Fine: Delicate sophistication for finer knits

A blend of Falkland Island Merino wool, baby alpaca and a touch of silk is spun into a neat two-ply yarn with a gentle sheen and rich depth of colour. Island Blend Fine is perfect for light-weight garments and accessories.