How to choose yarn!

When you choose yarn! All yarn/fibers have different natural properties, the same property like when you buy finished knitted garments. Before you choose yarn for a specific model, it is important... (Read more)

category: Yarn alternatives

How to Felt

What is felting? Felting is the process of creating a thick fabric - or felt - by matting, condensing and pressing fibers together. You can felt different types of fibers, and while wool is specially... (Read more)

category: Technique lessons

Replace Vienna with Melody

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

category: Yarn alternatives

Replace Symphony with Melody

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

category: Yarn alternatives

How to increase/decrease evenly!

How to calculate where to inc/dec when pattern says "inc/dec evenly" - You can use this lesson's tips both in knitting and crocheting: Increase evenly: The pattern tells you to increase a number of... (Read more)

category: Get started!

Subsitute Vivaldi with 2 strands of Kid-Silk

It`s easy to substitute yarn! Here is a sample that shows how it looks when you substitute 1 strand of DROPS Vivaldi with 2 strands of DROPS Kid-Silk. See a pattern with this yarn option! See... (Read more)

category: Yarn alternatives

How to measure your tension/gauge

It`s important to check your gauge: Make sure that the measurements on your project will be according to the pattern. Always make a little swatch. If it says in the pattern that the gauge should... (Read more)

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Subsitute Puddel with 2 strands of Alpaca Boucle

It`s easy to substitute yarn! Here is a sample that shows how it looks when you substitute 1 strand of DROPS Puddel with 2 strands of DROPS Alpaca Boucle. See a pattern with this yarn option! See... (Read more)

category: Yarn alternatives

How to read a schematic drawing

You will find the schematic drawing for each garment below the patterns. It will have all the measurement for each size we have in this pattern. If you follow the pattern and keep the tension/gauge the... (Read more)

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How to work treble crochet

Here we have first made a chain-row (ch-row). You start to crochet treble crochet (tr) in the 3rd chain from the hook or in the stitch stated in the pattern. Look here! Figure 1: Grab the yarn with... (Read more)

category: Crochet lessons