What do I need to start?

The materials you will need to join this DROPS-Along vary according to the size of jumper you are going to knit. Start by choosing your size - try measuring a jumper that fits you well and comparing those measurements with our size chart to choose the best fit.


Children jumper

Sizes: 2 - 3/4 - 5/6 - 7/8 - 9/10 - 11/12 years

Size (by height in cm): 92 - 98/104 - 110/116 - 122/128 - 134/140 - 146/152

See tips on how to read this size chart here.

Materials:

DROPS Air (Yarn Group C)
150-150-150-200-200-250 g colour 04, medium grey
50 g in all sizes colour 01, off white
50 g in all sizes colour 06, black
A rest colour 13, orange - for the nose
A rest colour 11, peacock blue - for the scarf

Order DROPS Air here


Alternative Yarns

DROPS Nepal (Yarn Group C)
300-300-300-400-400-500 g colour 0501, grey
50 g in all sizes colour 0100, off white
(you need 50 g extra of 0100, off white if you also want to have the snowman on the back)
50 g in all sizes colour 8903, black
A rest colour 2920, orange - for the nose
A rest colour 8905, deep ocean - for the scarf


DROPS Brushed Alpaca Silk (Yarn Group C)
100-100-100-125-125-150 g colour no 03, grey
25 g for all sizes of colour no 01, off white
25 g for all sizes of colour no 16, black
A rest colour no 06, coral - for the nose
A rest colour no 11, forest green - for the scarf


DROPS Alaska (Yarn Group C)
350-350-350-450-450-550 g colour no 04, grey
100 g for all sizes of colour no 02, off white
(you need 50 g extra of 02, off white if you also want to have the snowman on the back)
50 g for all sizes of colour no 06, black
A rest colour no 10, red - for the nose
A rest colour no 52, dark turquoise - for the scarf


DROPS Big Merino (Yarn Group C)
This yarn will allow for the jumper to be washed in the washing machine (see the label for the proper instructions). However, you will need to remove the scarf when washing, and make sure that when you lay the jumper to dry no colour lays over the white (you could use a towel if you need to fold it).
300-300-300-400-400-500 g colour no 02, grey
50 g for all sizes of colour no 01, off white
(you need 50 g extra of 01, off white if you also want to have the snowman on the back)
50 g for all sizes of colour no 04, black
A rest colour no 15, orange - for the nose
A rest colour no 07, jeans blue - for the scarf


DROPS Alpaca Boucle (Yarn Group C)
150-150-150-200-200-250 g colour no 0517, grey
50 g for all sizes of colour no 0100, off white
50 g for all sizes of colour no 8903, black
A rest colour no 3250, light old pink - for the nose
A rest colour no 7402, light ocean green - for the scarf


The children's jumper in the pictures is knitted with DROPS Air, but it can be of course knitted in any other quality from Yarn Group C. See here how you can calculate how much alternative yarn your need.

You will also need:
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 + 60 cm) SIZE 5.5 MM – or the size needed to get 16 stitches and 20 rows stocking stitch on 10 cm in width and 10 cm in height.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 + 60 cm) SIZE 4.5 MM – for rib.


Adult jumper

Sizes: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL

See tips on how to read this size chart here.

Materials:

DROPS Eskimo (Yarn Group E)
500-600-650-700-750-850 g colour 46, medium grey
50 g in all sizes colour 01, off white
(get 50 g extra of 01 off white, if you want the back of the snowman on your jumper)
50 g in all sizes colour 02, black
A rest colour 07, orange - for the nose
A rest colour 05, petrol - for the scarf


Alternative Yarns

DROPS Andes (Yarn Group E)
600-700-700-800-800-900 g colour no 9015, grey
100 g for all sizes of colour no 0100, off white
100 g for all sizes of colour no 8903, black
A rest colour no 2920, orange - for the nose
A rest colour no 6420, turquoise - for the scarf


DROPS Nepal (Yarn Group C)
OBS! You must use 2 threads of this yarn (C + C = E)
700-800-850-950-1000-1150 g colour 0501, grey
100 g for all sizes of colour no 0100, off white
(you need 50 g extra of 100, off white if you also want to have the snowman on the back)
50 g for all sizes of colour no 8903, black
A rest colour no 2920, orange - for the nose
A rest colour no 8905, deep ocean - for the scarf


DROPS Alpaca Boucle (Yarn Group C)
OBS! You must use 2 threads of this yarn (C + C = E)
400-450-500-500-550-650 g colour no 0517, grey
50 g for all sizes of colour no 0100, off white
(you need 50 g extra of 0100, off white if you also want to have the snowman on the back)
50 g for all sizes of colour no 8903, black
A rest colour no 3250, light old pink - for the nose
A rest colour no 7402, light ocean green - for the scarf


The adults' jumper in the pictures is knitted with DROPS Eskimo, but it can be of course knitted in any other quality from Yarn Group E, or with 2 threads of a quality from Yarn Group C (C + C = E). See here how you can calculate how much alternative yarn your need.

You will also need:
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) SIZE 8 mm – or size needed to get 11 stitches and 15 rows in stocking stitch = width 10 cm and 10 cm vertically.

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 + 80 cm) SIZE 7 mm for moss stitch – or size needed to get 12 stitches and 16 rows in stocking stitch = width 10 cm and 10 cm vertically.

Make sure to order your yarn soon! We start knitting together in the DROPS Workshop on November 3rd.