Sunday Swatching - Rowan All Seasons Chunky!
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What looks like suede, feels like velvet, and comes in 14 gorgeous soft shades?
It's Rowan's All Seasons Chunky!
All Seasons Chunky is a new yarn for Spring/Summer 2013, and I was happy to see a ball of it along with the "All Seasons Chunky Collection" in my Rowan Ambassador sample box. (For details and available shades of this yarn, click here.)
I decided that the only way to seriously test this out was to SWATCH (yes, the S word!) for one of the lovely designs in the book...but which one? The designs were photographed on the Greek island Santorini, so it's appropriate that the names of the designs are all Greek Gods!
To have a look at all 12 of the designs in the All Seasons Chunky Collection, you can either...
Go to the KnitRowan web site and see all of the designs in this booklet
OR if you are like me and totally addicted to Pinterest,
go to the Rowan Yarns Pinterest board for this booklet.
This design is called Aphrodite (Goddess of love and beauty!)
I was intrigued as the front and sleeves are stocking stitch,
and the back is an open textured stitch - and look at that deep V back!
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I used Shade 601 - Pebble
Here are my swatches - washed and dried - gently blocked and then scanned.
I liked the feel of this yarn, it's soft and dry hand and the way it makes bold stitches and strong textured patterns. After blocking, it is so lovely and soft...I like it even more!
These designs will work up quickly in this chunky yarn - so if you want a quick, ultra stylish knit to wear this summer, check out Rowan's new "All Seasons Chunky".
Happy Swatching everyone!