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Free Patterns
The DROPS Patterns are at your free disposal whether you have knitting as a hobby or you run a yarn store. As a store you are welcome to use our patterns to promote your assortment. The only thing we ask is that you don't make any changes to the pattern and that all patterns should be given out to the consumers for free. The first DROPS pattern books were published in the autumn of 1985 and since then more than 130 books and 6721 different patterns have been created! We currently offer 6450 free patterns translated to British-English! On these pages, we endeavour to bring you the best knitting and crochet have to offer, inspiration, advice and new ideas – if there’s anything you would like to see on our site, please let us know and we’ll do our out most to meet your requests.

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picnic dress Several people have asked me how to make my Picnic Dress. It’s a bit too complicated for the step by step instruction on how to draft a pattern I gave for the draped t-shirt, but I hope this will be enough detail for anyone who is familiar with how dresses are made. You will need 4 yards of 45″ fabric and an 18″ zipper. These are the pieces of the pattern.

Knit Bags Articles 1 - 10 of 23 << Prev 1 | | Mini Knitting Tote Make this mini knitting tote to hang on your Christmas tree or as a gift topper for an avid knitter. These free online knitting patterns show you just how easy it is. Thrifty Market Bag This bag is small enough to keep tucked away when you're not using it, but large enough to expand and fit all your groceries. Felted DROPS slippers in "Nepal" DROPS NEPAL UNI COLOUR (50g) 3.95 USD DROPS NEPAL MIX (50g) 3.95 USD DROPS 152-155 are now available in the stores for $2 per catalog – no yarn purchase required! The catalogs are printed in a limited edition, so visit your local DROPS store today! Find the DROPS Spring & Summer 2014 Collection here! Little Doolally: Winter Woodland Scarf Hello! This week I have a real treat for you. I thought it's been a while since I wrote a free pattern, so I've done one that's perfect for those winter chills. It's called the Winter Wonderland Scarf and it's super warm and cosy, and what's best of all - the yarn is such a beautiful colour.

Free Crochet Bootee Pattern Hello fellow crafty people. :) This little bootee is made with the old-fashioned Daisy Stitch. It is not at all lacy so is just as suitable for little boys as little girls. Free Pattern Month Day 8 - Gertie's New Blog for Better Sewing: Half Slip Pattern Please give a warm welcome to today's guest, Gretchen, from Gertie's New Blog for Better Sewing.(Today's featured pattern after intro) I found Gretchen's blog after a fellow blogger recommended it to me. But I've also seen her via Burdastyle as one of their very prolific members! Her blog began in a sort of Julie & Julia style.

Angry Bird Knitted Hat Why Would You Ever Want to Pay For Knitting and Crochet Patterns or Lessons When You Can Get All That for Free? Read this: If you are a beginner, intermediate, advanced, or a professional knitter, then the benefits of signing up for our free weekly knitting e-mail newsletter are: • We cover hand knitting, machine knitting, and crochet. • Each week you'll be receiving new tips and techniques. Swing-Knitting Workshop 1 - Swingy Wristlet pattern by Heidrun Liegmann This is the first of three workshops about the technique of Swing-Knitting™. Swing-Knitting™ is a special practice of short row knitting – a very old technique. But we will use it to form a very special design, a unique look. Why is it called Swing-Knitting™? Well, that’s because Swing-Knitting™ “swings“ – it’s like knitting music!

How to Read a Crochet Pattern by Jean Leinhauser Once you’ve learned the basic crochet stitches, you’ll want to start your first pattern. (If you need assistance with learning basic crochet stitches, visit There are hundreds of beautiful designs available for you to make, but for a beginner, they may look scary because they are written in what looks almost like a foreign language. KW - Baby's Booties (cr) Cuff: Ch 16. 1st row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 15 sc. 2nd row: Ch 1. Free Pattern Month Day 24 - Colette Patterns: Sorbetto Tank Top I discovered Sarai's website through her adorable FREE bloomer pattern which I've used frequently. Their style is very sophisticated and their dress patterns are unique. I especially love the fabrics they use in their variations and their fun photoshoots! Colette Patterns has some great professional pieces available to purchase.

Tank Girl tank top FRONT With larger needles and MC and using Long-Tail Cast On, CO 83[95, 105, 117, 127, 139, 149] sts. (Note: It is important to use this CO method so that CO edge will not unravel when stitch is dropped later.) Set-up Row [RS]: K18[21, 24, 27, 29, 32, 35], place marker, k1, place marker, k to end. shelby knits: Violet Dress Pattern This seamless dress is worked from the top down, with garter stitch straps and hem, and decorative eyelet increases at the center front and back. Size: 2T Materials: Berroco Comfort DK (50 grams,178 yards), 3 skeins (about 450 yards)16” circular needle, size 8 (or size needed to obtain gauge)24” circular needle, size 8 (or size needed to obtain gauge)8 stitch markers Gauge: 22 stitches = 4 inches in stockinette stitch

The Laughing Willow: Surface Braid Hat - free pattern! ETA 11/18/2010: Thanks to a comment from Sirdar (am I to believe that's actually a representative of Sirdar yarn fame? - how cool!!), this stitch has a name! Well, a couple of names it turns out.

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