The Rowan Recycled Yarn

Creating a garment by hand from a natural fibre, be it through hand knitting or crochet, is itself a very satisfying process. To also have an understanding about where that yarn has come from and the journey it has been on is even more rewarding.

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Reducing our Impact...

Recycling is a big part of our everyday lives. We have learnt to recycle our waste - often glass, paper, cardboard and plastic – and for many of us it has become routine and a way to help our communities in preserving the planet.

Cotton Revive Yarn Lifestyle

Cotton Revive- a harmonious blend of style, comfort, and responsible manufacturing

Rowan Cotton Revive is sustainable and environmentally conscious. Crafted from regenerated cotton fibres, this innovative tubular yarn not only delivers on the highest quality standards but also contributes to the reduction of textile waste. The 20% ‘other recycled fibres’ are sourced from colourful textile remnants, fabrics and recycled clothes. They are sorted by colour and material and then cut, shred and spun into yarn. Meticulously sourced and processed, Cotton Revive offers an eco-friendly choice, great for both knit and crochet. Its production minimizes the environmental impact associated with traditional cotton cultivation, but like any other cotton the yarn improves with wear and washing.

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Denim Revive

Denim Revive- giving your old pair of jeans a new life

We are very proud to have two recycled yarns in the Rowan range, the second being our popular Denim Revive. There is something really quite special about denim yarn and Denim Revive has the added dimension of being sustainable too. Originally soured from recycled denim, it is 95% cotton and 5% other fibre. The cotton has been spun from vintage denim which has been through a recycling process and transformed into yarn. In the case of Denim Revive, the 5% of ‘other fibre’ simply refers to the fact that when you recycle a fabric there is always a very small amount of fibre that remains below the identifiable level, a normal result of the recycling process.

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