Rowan Once Upon a Time is a timeless collection of children knitwear featuring intarsias, fairisles, and twisted stitch textures. It is a celebration of vintage British children’s wear, inspired by the 1940’s and 50’s.


The 16 beautiful designs for girls and boys aged from 2 to 10 years range from garments to accessories, and also include a teddy bear. They feature Rowan Yarns, mainly using Rowan Felted Tweed (available at Baa! grouped by colours: blue/grey, yellow/green, red/pink/purple).

Once Upon A Time by Marie Wallin

  • Despite having a science based background Marie went on to pursue her love of art, design and textiles. For 14 years she ran was a successful knitwear designer selling under her own label in the US, Japan and small retail outlets and galleries here in the UK.

    She became head designer at Rowan yarns in 2005 where she was heavily involved in all aspects of the business from designing, to styling to editorial content, 2013 brought the launch of her own company, website and publications, many of which we have in stock here at Baa!