Needles and hooks at the ready, these DROPS ranges are irresistible and will inspire your next project in no time.
Based in Oslo in Norway, Garnstudio have been producing their fabulous DROPS yarns and knitting and crochet patterns for over 30 years. This well-established brand has an array of gorgeous yarns and seasonal patterns to keep your knitted and crochet wardrobe all year round. In this edit we’ve cherry picked four of their fabulous yarns, eight patterns we adore and our favourite shades from each range to inspire you to get your hooks and needles out! So read on to find out more about these simply scrumptious yarns.
is a delectably soft yarn which has been spun from 3 strands of 100% alpaca, with extra twist for added durability. This lovely yarn is sportweight, making garments lightweight and comfortable. Drops Alpaca knits and/or crochets super-soft items, that will keep you warm on even the coldest of days. With a subtle surface sheen, Drops Alpaca not only feels gorgeous one knitted up, but looks gorgeous too. Working well with cable designs, textured stitches, and colourwork there’s no end to projects Drops Alpaca could be used for. Available in a wide range of beautiful shades, this yarn is irresistible.
The Stavanger Cardigan
worked top down with round yoke and multi-coloured pattern on yoke is ideal to take you from the transition between summer and autumn. Evening or day, this beautiful design will look great whatever your date. The stitch detail and ombre effect to the Winter Skies
jacket makes this design perfect for bringing your day to day key outfits to life. Layer the jacket over jeans and tee or a polo neck dress for the ultimate snug look.
Drops Baby Merino
is a 100% merino wool 4 ply yarn which is incredibly soft and itch-free. Not only is this yarn perfect for all types of baby knitting and crochet projects, it is also ideal for fine, detailed accessories and garments for you. Drops Baby Merino is a superwash treated yarn, making it excellent for everyday use, being machine washable. We love the additional elasticity in this yarn, which comes from the cable spinning technique, using multiple thin strands. The qualities this yarn holds makes it an incredibly pleasurable wear once knitted up and it’s available in a selection of satisfying pastels, brights and neutrals shades.
Dainty, feminine and romantic, this Vintage Charmer
jumper is an absolute dream. The cable edge detail, lace pattern and raglan design create a pretty top that will shine bright within your wardrobe for years to come. Rise and shine
– this lace scarf in Baby Merino can work all season around. The gorgeous yet simple design means it can be paired with your summer day look or your winter evening dress and look stunning on both occasions – an all year accessory we all need.
Eskimo Uni Colour is a soft and gentle roving yarn, with its single strand spun from 100% wool. The fibre and spinning technique create knits and crochets that are warm and comfortable once made up. A bulky yarn - it results in the cosiest sweaters and the warmest hats that will keep you snug all day long. Together these qualities make it a really popular winter yarn, but it also knits and crochet up home accessories beautifully. Available in a vibrant range of solid shades, Drops Eskimo is an eye-catching yarn that will brighten up even the dullest on winter days.
Wrap up in this stunning crochet blanket
; the bright shades and granny square pattern create a gorgeous throw that will work wonders in the garden for family picnics or complete the style of a bedroom. What better way to keep your yarn in than precious handmade boxes; not only do they look great but they will protect the ever delicate fibres your stash has. These spring baskets
are also ideal for storing products under your bed or on shelves.
This Drops Paris
is a soft yet sturdy 100% cotton yarn, which is ideal not only for summer tops and accessories, but also practical homeware items and larger projects such as blankets and throws – everything you want from a yarn right? Spun from multiple thin strands, Drops Paris creates a fabric which is breathable and cool to wear on a hot day, making it ideal for all your oversea getaways and the at home heatwaves. Just like the city, the Paris collection is filled with magical shades and is sure to inject your stash with the burst of colour you are looking for.
Perfect your seaside style with this stunning button back shell top
. The block and stripe panels alongside the pattern’s shape create a fabulously modern take on nautical design. Coastal trips or city escapes this knit will add a lovely casual yet sophisticated look to your outfit. The more handmade items across our home the better – bring this crochet creation into your kitchen and keep scrummy treats looking even tastier with the Maia Basket
in the delightful Drops Paris yarn.