How to crochet a shopping bag

Crochet bags are all the rage this season! Never crocheted one before? Do not worry! Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how to crochet the bag Pacific Blues (DROPS 199-15), so you can easily get to work... (Read more)

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Combine DROPS Delight and DROPS Kid-Silk

Looking for a yarn combination that results in soft garments with good shape stability? Then try combining 1 thread of DROPS Delight and 1 thread of DROPS Kid-Silk. The sample below shows DROPS Delight... (Read more)

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Combine DROPS Fabel and DROPS Brushed Alpaca Silk

You can get a soft and hard wearing Yarn Group D thickness by combining 2 of our yarns: DROPS Fabel and DROPS Brushed Alpaca Silk. Below you'll find pictures of several combinations of 1 thread of DROPS... (Read more)

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Combine DROPS BabyAlpaca Silk and DROPS Kid-Silk

If you are looking for a super soft and delicate yarn alternative, try combining DROPS BabyAlpaca Silk with DROPS Kid-Silk. The result, which belongs to Yarn Group C, will have a subtle shine and colour... (Read more)

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How to work a jumper top down

Several of our jumpers are worked top-down, and this is primarily because it provides more flexibility in terms of adjusting the jumper to personal measurements or preferences. It is easier to adjust the... (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 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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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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How to knit the Aviator Hat

Know a little one that could use a new, warm hat? Here’s a step by step with pictures of how you knit one of the most popular baby hat designs on our site, the Baby Aviator Hat (DROPS Baby 14-16). You... (Read more)

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