Where is Drops yarn produced?

DROPS yarns of Garnstudio originate from Norway with a purpose: making knitting and crocheting accessible for everyone! The yarns consist of natural materials like cotton, alpaca and 100% wool. Yarnplaza.com has a variety of DROPS yarns in different colours.

Who are drops yarn?

We provide all British knitting and crochet enthusiasts with products of the highest quality, whatever you are looking for yarn or accessories. Take a look around and be inspired by our exciting and wide range.

Are drops yarns good quality?

DROPS Yarn prices may be low but their yarn quality is high! As Northern Europe’s largest brand of hand knitting yarns and designs, they have unique opportunities to work with the very best raw materials.

Are drops yarn itchy?

How does it wear? Drops Air is super warm and absolutely itch-free. The alpaca content offers a halo that could rival mohair while also being soft enough to be worn by people who can be sensitive to more ‘wooly’ yarns.

Is acrylic wool eco friendly?

Unfortunately for acrylic, it is one of the most microfibre polluting prone materials, shedding to 1.5 times as many fibres per wash as pure polyester.

Is Fair Isle knitting hard?

Fair Isle Knitting: It’s Easier than You Think It isn’t much more complicated than knitting or purling in one color, but it can produce some really stellar fabrics. Basically, you’ll work a few stitches in one color, then the next few in a second color—both balls of yarn always staying attached to the work.

What ply is Drops alpaca wool?

5 ply
alpaca yarn DROPS Alpaca An all time favorite made purely from soft alpaca 50 g = approx 167 m 5 ply Drops Retailer.

Are air drops itchy?

DROPS Air is, as its name suggests is a very airy yarn that feels beautiful against the skin. Perfect for accessories, shawls, sweaters and jackets in both textured and cable patterns, garments made in DROPS Air are totally itch-free, which means everyone can wear them!

What ply is Drops Nepal yarn?


Variants: DROPS Nepal Mix
Weight: Aran / Medium
Texture: Plied (3 or more plies)
Fiber: Wool (65%), Alpaca (35%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)

What ply is Drops melody?

DROPS Melody

Weight: Bulky / Chunky
Fiber: Superfine Alpaca (71%), Wool (25%), Nylon (4%)
Needles: 7mm ( US) (2 UK)
Gauge: 14 sts / 10 cm (4″) and 19 rows
Balls: 50g; 140m (153 yds)

What is drops yarn?

Drops is a Norwegian-made range of yarns in a variety of blends. They’re a great value and very versatile. From their ultra-natural Andes yarns to their almost fluorescent Peaks collection, there will be something here for every knitter and crocheter and every kind of project.

Where does the merino wool in drops come from?

All the Merino wool in the DROPS yarns has its origins in South America, coming from free-range sheep that have not been subject to Mulesing.

Who are drops design?

DROPS Design have a staggering range of yarns to choose from to create their extensive pattern collection with – all with different fibre compositions, textures and characteristics from smooth cottons to bouncy woollen singles to lightweight and airy chainettes. Drops Yarn – Affordable luxury with a conscience.

How many drops design patterns are there?

With over 30 years in knitting and crochet design, DROPS Design offers one of the most extensive collections of free patterns on the internet – translated to 17 languages. As of today we count 248 catalogues and 9022 patterns – 9013 of which are translated into English (UK/cm).