How to read crochet diagrams

A crochet diagram consists of symbols, 1 symbol = 1 stitch (or a group of stitches) - the symbol definition explains what kind of stitch it is/how it is worked. The diagram shows all stitches seen from... (Read more)

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Combine DROPS Kid-Silk and DROPS Nepal

Another great combination to get a Yarn Group D thickness yarn, is to work DROPS Nepal together with DROPS Kid-Silk. The result will give garments that are warm and soft, have good shape stability and... (Read more)

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How to read knitting diagrams

A knitting diagram consists of squares. 1 square = 1 stitch - the symbol definition provide information on how the stitch is worked. The diagram shows all stitches seen from the right side (unless otherwise... (Read more)

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English rib – an overview

English rib (sometimes referred to as Brioche) is a knitting technique where you occasionally use double stitches to achieve a clear and visible striped pattern in your work – similar to a rib edge.... (Read more)

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Using 3 threads of DROPS Melody together

Are you looking for a feather light and super soft yarn, but you cannot find any that is thick enough? Then try combining 3 threads of DROPS Melody - Yarn Group D - and you'll have the perfect yarn for... (Read more)

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Combine DROPS Delight and DROPS Brushed Alpaca Silk

You can get a soft and hard wearing Yarn Group D thickness by combining 2 of our yarns: DROPS Delight and DROPS Brushed Alpaca Silk. Here's an example combining DROPS Delight 17 and DROPS Brushed Alpaca... (Read more)

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Combine DROPS Big Delight and DROPS BabyAlpaca Silk

You can get Yarn Group D thickness plus gradient colors by combining 2 of our yarns: DROPS Big Delight and DROPS BabyAlpaca Silk Here's an example combining DROPS Big Delight 12 and DROPS BabyAlpaca... (Read more)

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Replace Alpaca with Flora

It`s easy to substitute yarn! Here is a sample that shows how it looks when you substitute 1 strand of DROPS Alpaca with 1 strand of DROPS Flora. Find patterns where you can use this yarn option! See... (Read more)

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Replace AlpacaClassic with Puna

It`s easy to substitute yarn! Here is a sample that shows how it looks when you substitute 1 strand of DROPS AlpacaClassic with 1 strand of DROPS Puna. Find patterns where you can use this yarn option! See... (Read more)

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Replace Lin with Belle

It`s easy to substitute yarn! Here is a sample that shows how it looks when you substitute 1 strand of DROPS Lin with 1 strand of DROPS Belle. Find patterns where you can use this yarn option! See... (Read more)

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