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Rowan Fine Tweed

Rowan Fine Tweed is a finer version of Rowan Tweed. Perfect for fairisle and colour work, this is a lovely Yorkshire made 4 ply yarn. Made in UK.

Content:
100% Wool
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
25g/98yds
Gauge:
6.5 sts = 1" on US 3
Knitting Weight:
Sport
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RowanFine Tweed
 
4.2

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Beautiful color (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (5)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      rustic looking

      I used this yarn for a stranded hat with a pom-pom. It turned out beautifully. The thick thin nature of the yarn makes the stitches rustic looking (good in this case, my son...Read complete review

      I used this yarn for a stranded hat with a pom-pom. It turned out beautifully. The thick thin nature of the yarn makes the stitches rustic looking (good in this case, my son likes it). The thick thin nature of the one-ply yarn also made it weak in spots. I think it will be okay as a garment, but when I was knitting it did break a couple of times. I would be concerned using it for a sweater (elbow wear) and would never use it for socks or something that needed more oomph. I would choose a yarn that had more plies. The tweed look is beautiful.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Avoid this one

      Terrible yarn. It is nice in appearance and when worked up... but it looses ALL value to a knitter because it is dry, fragile, and extremely prone to breaking. The last...Read complete review

      Terrible yarn. It is nice in appearance and when worked up... but it looses ALL value to a knitter because it is dry, fragile, and extremely prone to breaking. The last thing a knitter wants to do is work hours on a project to have her yarn break, midstitch. The yarn is extremely uneven and poorly constructed. Would never repurchase or recommend to anyone that likes his/her sanity.

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      4.0

      This is Lovely Stuff

      By Dianne

      from Oakland, CA

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Rowan Fine Tweed:

            The colors are simply great. Lots of texture with the tiny colored bits throughout. Looks like it will bloom a bit after a good soak, too.

            My reservations are these: the thick and thin nature of a fingering weight makes it a little scary when you encounter an extra thin place. I worried that a stitch like that might fail. So far, no disasters.

            The yarn is fairly scratchy, unlike the DK weight of this yearn, but I hope it will soften with its final soak and blocking

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            4.0

            Nice tweedy yarn

            By BC

            from Seattle, WA

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            Pros

            • Nice color
            • Nice Texture

            Cons

            • Uneven At Points

            Best Uses

            • Gloves
            • Hat
            • Scarf

            Comments about Rowan Fine Tweed:

            Made gloves with this yarn. Beautiful. Breaks due to uneven texture sometimes.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            5.0

            Beautiful Yarn

            By Sierra

            from Fresno, CA

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fine Yarn
            • Tweed Coloration

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Scarf

              Comments about Rowan Fine Tweed:

              Purchased to knit a scarf from Scottish Knits book which was received as a gift from my two boys.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              4.0

              Lovely hand after blocking

              By Karen

              from Iowa

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Beautiful colors
              • Blooms Nicely When Washed
              • Thick And Thin Texture

              Cons

              • A Bit Thin In Places

              Best Uses

              • Lightweight sweaters

              Comments about Rowan Fine Tweed:

              Knitting a lightweight cardigan

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

               
              4.0

              Fine Tweed for fairisle

              By SandyinWyoming

              from Wyoming

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Love The Heathered Colors

              Cons

              • Thick And Thin

              Best Uses

              • Fair Isle
              • Gloves
              • Hats
              • Stranded

              Comments about Rowan Fine Tweed:

              Made Peerie Flooers with this yarn. Really pleased with how it turned out, as is the recipient.

              Service and delivery comments:

              delivery is a little slow.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              Comment on this review

               
              5.0

              A REALLY SOFT TWEED yarn

              By Racer

              from Niskayuna, New York

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Beautiful colors
              • Doesn't snag
              • Soft
              • WIDE color range

              Cons

              • Low Tensile Strength Unit

              Best Uses

              • Colorwork
              • Slipstitch Patterns

              Comments about Rowan Fine Tweed:

              I am making the Soumak wrap from Rowan book #54. Absolutely lovely!Yarn flows off the needles; just don't yank it. It breaks easily.

              Service and delivery comments:

              As always, WEBS service was top notch. Yarn came overnight. I had to send a few balls back , because there was a mistake in pattern quantities. WEBS took care of it for me.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              4.0

              rustic looking

              By Viola Knitter

              from Utah

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Beautiful colors

              Cons

              • Breaks easily
              • One-ply

              Best Uses

                Comments about Rowan Fine Tweed:

                I used this yarn for a stranded hat with a pom-pom. It turned out beautifully. The thick thin nature of the yarn makes the stitches rustic looking (good in this case, my son likes it). The thick thin nature of the one-ply yarn also made it weak in spots. I think it will be okay as a garment, but when I was knitting it did break a couple of times. I would be concerned using it for a sweater (elbow wear) and would never use it for socks or something that needed more oomph. I would choose a yarn that had more plies. The tweed look is beautiful.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                 
                5.0

                One of Rowan's Finest

                By Manhattanmarg

                from New York, ny

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Rowan Fine Tweed:

                I bought this yarn this time to pair with Rowan Kidsilk Haze. Am thrilled with its hand and performance.

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                5.0

                Great Weaving weft

                By fiber barb

                from Boyertown PA

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Thin but strong

                Cons

                • none

                Best Uses

                • Weft

                Comments about Rowan Fine Tweed:

                I often use this yarn as weft in plain weave projects

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                (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Avoid this one

                By achyrelle

                from Texas

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Rowan Fine Tweed:

                Terrible yarn. It is nice in appearance and when worked up... but it looses ALL value to a knitter because it is dry, fragile, and extremely prone to breaking. The last thing a knitter wants to do is work hours on a project to have her yarn break, midstitch. The yarn is extremely uneven and poorly constructed. Would never repurchase or recommend to anyone that likes his/her sanity.

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