Learn more about the DROPS patterns with these easy step by step lessons on how to follow a pattern, understanding knitting and crochet diagrams, measuring knitting tension and more...

Pattern basics

You will find the schematic drawing for each garment below the patterns. It will have all the measurement for each size we...
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Pattern basics

A knitting diagram consists of squares. 1 square = 1 stitch - the symbol definition provide information on how the stitch...
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Pattern basics

A crochet diagram consists of symbols, 1 symbol = 1 stitch (or a group of stitches) - the symbol definition explains what...
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Pattern basics

How to calculate where to inc/dec when pattern says "inc/dec evenly" - You can use this lesson's tips both in knitting and...
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Pattern basics

It`s important to check your gauge: Make sure that the measurements on your project will be according to the pattern....
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Pattern basics

The middle of the chart is placed like this (the stitch with arrow) in the middle of the front/back piece or mid sleeve. It...
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Pattern basics

Each individual pattern contains a “Comments” section where you can post questions, get answers in your own language...
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