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Drops FREE Wintry Patterns

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By Amy Sosbe 1 years ago


We’ve put together some great patterns that support two of the new ranges that we now stock – Drops Alaska and Drops Lima. Drops are an excellent brand and are great value for money; their patters are also all free!

Drops Alaska is a 100% wool, triple stranded Aran weight yarn. It’s a proven quality yarn and is one of the classics of the Drops collection and offers a wide range of colours. Drops Lima is a wool and acrylic blend DK yarn and is perfect for outdoor garments like classic fair-isle sweaters and sportswear. It’s hard wearing and durable like any great wool yarn should be, with the added bonus of being soft and comfortable, due to the lovely properties of the alpaca.

You can browse our Lima Mix and Uni Colour and Alaska Mix and Uni Colour ranges and all the shades available on our website.

We’ve picked some lovely wintry patterns that are great makes for keeping you warm and we’ve also picked some brilliant festive makes, perfectly small and quick to make for you to be able to whip up a fun present in time for Christmas!


The Sun Catchers knitted mittens have lovely Nordic style. These are knitted in Drops Alaska in shades Off White (02) and Mustard (58).

This lovely Welcome Winter pattern includes the knitted hat and neck warmer. The set is knitted in Drops Alaska in shades Light Grey (03) and Mustard (58).

For something festive and fun, why not make these Santa's Breakfast Christmas egg warmers and Christmas serviette ring. They’re all knitted in Drops Alaska in shades Red (10) and Off White (02).

These brilliant short socks with a cable would keep feet extra cosy during the winter, they also look pretty with the cable detail and would make a great present. They’re knitted in Drops Alaska in shade Red (10).

A great little children’s hat, this Prairie Fairy knitted hat with its Nordic pattern and pompom, make it super sweet. You can knit a size 3/5 - 6/8 - 9/12 years and uses Drops Lima in shades Beige (0619), Off White (0100), Cerise (6273), Goldenrod (2923), Sea Green (9018) and Pistachio (7219).

Granny squares make for a really fun project and this scarf is made up of crocheted squares joined together. This scarf is crocheted using Drops Lima in shades Brown (5610), Light Brown (5310) Light Beige Mix (0206) Beige Mix (0619) Off White (0100), Medium Grey Mix (9015) and Dark Grey Mix (0519).

A really sweet project perfect for hanging on the tree or for a different way of ‘wrapping’ a gift. This Christmas bag is crocheted in Drops Lima in shades Red (3609) and Off White (0100).

This knitted tablet case with cables and moss stitch is stylish and practical. Knitted in Drops Lima in shade Red (3609).


To explore more pattern inspiration for Christmassy makes, why not have a read of our Dinosaur and Dragons blog post and Unicorn and Mermaids blog post.

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