Felted Tweed Aran is a beautiful, lightly felted yarn with a tweedy effect, made with merino wool and alpaca. It's perfect for stranded colourwork, striping, or other colourwork, and the rustic colour palette makes this yarn a firm favourite among designers!
Cawdor is a generously sized poncho is a gorgeous example of sideways construction and the impact of placed cables. Designed by Martin Storey, this Felted Tweed Aran cape features a large leaf cable across the shoulders and along the arms. Moss stitch trims the edges. This pattern is available in Rowan Magazine Number 68. See this piece in the Rowan trunk show video on our YouTube channel. If you are interested in making this pattern email us (firstname.lastname@example.org) to request a special order in your chosen colour of Felted Tweed Aran.
Ball Weight: 50 g / 1.75 oz
Ball Length: 87 m / 95 yds
Knitting Gauge: 16 sts and 23 rows = 10cm / 4"
Needle Size: 5.0 mm (US 8)
Yarn Fibre: 50% merino wool, 25% viscose, 25% alpaca
Care instructions: Hand wash cool, lay flat to dry.
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