Drops Nepal

DROPS Nepal is the ideal blend of wool and alpaca yarn for every day use!

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For each unit of this product you will get 75 meters of yarn for El Tejejuego.

DROPS Nepal is an aran weight yarn spun from 3 strands with a blend of 65% Peruvian Highland wool and 35% superfine alpaca.

These yarn balls contain natural fibers that have not undergone to any chemical treatment prior to dyeing. On one hand this enhances the natural properties of the fibers and on the other hand we acquire a product with a better shape and quality of texture. Keep in mind that as they do not have any treatment and contain alpaca, garments knitted with DROPS Nepal must be hand washed, unless you want to make a felt accessory, such as mittens or a hat.

This thick and nice yarn is, for its composition and fabrication, the worsted version of DROPS Lima. What is a worsted weight yarn? Well, the truth is that it is a quite ambiguous term. We often say that worsted weight is a yarn slightly thicker than a DK and slightly finer than an aran weight one, and in many patterns they are interchangeable thicknesses. In the United States they call worsted what in the United Kingdom they call aran. And DROPS Nepal manufacturer itself classifies this yarn as of aran / worsted thickness, showing the versatility of the yarn for many of the patterns available in any of these thicknesses. Make a tension swatch and be guided by it.

Garments made with DROPS Nepal are soft, thanks to the alpaca, and with a rustic stitch definition that creates stable and uniform garments, thanks to the wool. This is an easy yarn to use in knitting and crochet projects and is also great for felting projects. 

Colors of DROPS Nepal have been obtained carding together the different dyed fibers and proceeding later to the spinning of the yarn. This gives us mix colors, that show a mixed effect in which the different tones can be glimpsed by separate.

To knit a simple long-sleeved sweater in size L with DROPS Nepal you will need around 14 yarn balls. This estimation may vary depending on your tension, the stitch pattern you choose, the final lenght of the sweater... make a tension swatch to adjust the calculation.

Made in Peru

Composition: 65% Wool, 35% Alpaca
Yarn Group: C (16 - 19 stitches) / 10 ply / aran / worsted
Weight/length: 50 g = approx 75 m
Recommended needle size: 5 mm
Gauge: 10 x 10 cm = 17 sts x 22 rows
Hand Wash, max 30°C / Dry Flat / Feltable

DryingDry flat
IroningIron at low temperature, maximum sole plate of 110 °C
Bleaching agentsDo not use bleaching agents
Tumble dryerDo not tumble dry
WashingHandwash at 30ºC
Yarn weightAran
FibersWool - Alpaca
Weight50 grams
Recommended needle size4,5mm - 5,5mm

Available in the following colors

Choose a color , 0100 Off White , 0206 Light Beige Mix , 0300 Beige Mix , 0500 Light Grey Mix , 0501 Grey Mix , 0506 Dark Grey Mix , 0517 Medium Grey Mix , 0612 Medium Brown Mix , 0618 Camel Mix , 1101 White , 1709 Navy Blue , 2920 Orange Mix , 2923 Goldenrod , 3112 Powder Pink , 3608 Deep Red , 3620 Red , 3720 Medium Pink , 4311 Grey Purple , 4399 Dark Purple , 4434 Purple Mix , 6220 Medium Blue , 6273 Cerise , 6314 Denim Blue , 6790 Royal Blue , 7120 Light Grey Green , 7139 Grey Green , 7238 Olive Mix , 8783 Forget-me-not , 8903 Black , 8905 Deep Ocean Mix , 8906 Forest Mix , 8907 Fog Mix , 8908 Aqua Blue , 8910 Raspberry Rose , 8911 Sea Blue , 8912 Blush Mix , 8913 Light Blue Mix

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