Where does Drops yarn come from?
All the Merino wool in the DROPS yarns has its origins in South America, coming from sheep that have not been subject to Mulesing. Pure new wool is wool made directly from animal fleece, and not recycled from existing wool garments.
What does yarn Group B mean?
Group “B” – Medium Weight is comparable to today’s standard yarn weight Light. Yarns in this weight include: DK and light worsted. Recommended needle sizes for vintage yarn weight “medium weight” are 5, 6, or 7.
What is Cottonlight drop yarn?
Drops Cotton Light is a lovely, soft yarn made from 50% cotton and 50% polyester microfibre. The micro fibres are thinner than silk strands and they do not take up moisture which, when combined with cotton, produces both summer and winter garments that breathe, and have good shape stability and high durability.
Is drops a good yarn brand?
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.
Who are drops yarn?
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.
What ply is Drops wool?
Drops Alpaca is a soft and versatile 4 ply yarn spun from 100% alpaca.
What ply is 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 DK weight yarn?
3-DK (Double Knit) DK yarns are lighter than worsted, but heavier than sport. DK yarn is equivalent to #3 Light on the Standard Yarn Weight System. It is often used for infant wear and lightweight garments. Gauge for DK is 5-6 stitches per inch on a US 4-6 needle.
What is #2 yarn?
2—Fine (Sport, Baby) Sport weight yarn works best for items such as socks, wraps, heirloom sweaters, and other delicate accessories. It is also used for lightweight afghans. 3—Light (DK, Light Worsted) Slightly heavier than a fine weight yarn, this weight is used for items such as garments and heavier baby items.
What is a Category 6 yarn?
Category 6, Super Bulky:
With a knitting swatch of 6-11 stitches per 4” this last category represents the thickest yarn on the market. Your work becomes wonderfully thick and warm – perfect for your winter projects. On the other hand, category 6 is not great for delicate and complicated patterns.
What is cotton Aran yarn?
Aran yarns are also called “medium yarns”. They are thicker than the DK yarns and are often stronger and more rigid. If you need a heavier yarn that looks kind of delicate, you could use Aran. Sometimes this term gets mixed up with the original Aran sweaters.
What ply is Drops Cotton Light?
DROPS Cotton Light
|Weight:||DK / Light|
|Fiber:||Cotton (50%), Polyester (50%)|
|Needles:||4mm (6 US) (8 UK)|
|Gauge:||21 sts / 10 cm (4″)|
What weight drops Paris yarn?
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