Drops - Air

$9.50 USD

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A medium thick blow yarn made of baby alpaca and merino wool

  • Content: 65% Alpaca, 28% Polyamide, 7% Wool
  • Weight/yardage: 1.8 oz (50 g) = approx 164 yds (150 m)
  • Recommended needle size: US 8 / 5 mm
  • Gauge: 4" x 4" / 10 x 10 cm = 17 sts x 22 rows
  • Hand Wash, cold max 30°C / 86F. Dry Flat / Feltable

A new and exciting "blow yarn" made from soft baby alpaca and cozy and warm merino wool. Its construction is unique, based on the newest yarn technologies, where instead of spinning, the fibres of baby alpaca and merino wool are air blown into a tube, which makes the garments made in this yarn about 30-35% lighter than those made with conventional spun yarns of the same thickness.

DROPS Air is - as its name says - a very airy yarn that feels beautiful against the skin, which makes it perfect for accessories, shawls, sweaters and jackets in both textured and cable patterns. Garments made in DROPS Air are totally itch-free, which means everyone can wear them!

Customer Reviews

Based on 11 reviews

The yarn is super soft and I love how it feels.

Drops Nepal

Yarn is beautiful. Colors available excellent. Order filled promptly.


Soft and squishy, the only way I enjoy my yarn!

Bobbie Schultz
Drops Air Rocks Gently

Soft and light as a drop of air. I look forward to the beautiful sweater, still in test, that it will become. I thank Biscotte Yarns for hooking me up with it!

Joyce Lawrence

I’m anxious to start using the Yarn but the pattern that I’m using it for I don’t know the stitch so I’m not going to mess up the Yarn until I know the stitch perfectly but I’m anxious to get started