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Craft Lovers ♥ Eivissa Shawl knitted with Katia Ombré by Alessandro Estrella

Eivissa Shawl

Get your circular needles ready! Because we’re travelling to the White Island with the Eivissa Shawl designed by Alessandro Estrella using Katia Ombré. There’s no doubt that Ibiza is one of Alessandro’s favourite places, and a location where he finds the inspiration to make some of his interesting knitting projects. This Italian knitter enjoys knitting when he travels, and above all, he’s a shawl lover. His name and the story about his love for this accessory is probably already familiar to you. In fact, if you follow our blog, you may already have made his Stefania Shawl using Katia Tahiti Jeans. On this occasion, Alessandro has…

Enjoy an authentic Xmas handmade with Katia experience

Enjoy an authentic Xmas handmade with Katia experience and surprise your loved ones with something made by you. Click on each image to download these 5 free patterns. Decorate your home and get dressed up for the festive season with Katia! Here’s to a Xmas Handmade with ♥! Make a bicolour crochet waistcoat and an elegant clutch bag using Katia Onix and Katia Harmony. Get dressed up to party! Christmas Micro World Amigurumi Pattern. Keep the holiday spirit in this crochet micro world! Surprise everyone with this crocheted nativity scene inspired by the tradicional Russian dolls. All you need is an assortment of Amigurumi 100% Cotton.…

4 seasons shawls, perfect throughout the whole year

Which accessory is fun, elegant, versatile and one that you can wear throughout all the seasons of the year? The shawl! Whether it’s in crochet or knit the 4 seasons shawls are the perfect accessories for the whole year. If you’re passionate about colour combinations and degrades, you must already know about Katia Ombré and Katia Spring Rainbow, our yarns for your 4 seasons shawls. One pack of Katia Ombré = one full colour shawl Put some colour into your day with Katia Ombré! We propose 7 packs with 6 balls of 100% Merino Extrafine in different colours. You only need…

Craft Lovers ♥ Stefania Shawl by Alessandro Estrella

Put your hands up all of you who can’t stop knitting and crocheting shawls! We totally understand… knitting or crocheting a shawl is an ‘addictive’ experience. Whether it’s in crochet, in knit, made in one colour, in a combination of various tones or in ‘magical’ degrades… the shawl is an ideal accessory for any season of the year. For this reason, we want to enliven your passion for this versatile, fun, elegant, unisex, four seasons item… carefully elaborated by the hands and needles of Alessandro Estrella, the star knitter and crocheter of this month’s Craft Lovers. Get to know the…

This summer crochet is King! Discover 15 models for rucksacks, straw shopping baskets and crochet bags

You already know that one of this season’s fashion trends is crochet fishnet and mesh. (If you want to know more about this trend and learn how to crochet Net Stitch, click here). From amongst Katia’s wide Spring – Summer selection, we want to highlight the huge diversity of crochet accessories available: rucksacks, baskets, straw type shopping bags and crochet bags. We’ve prepared a selection of made with Katia models which include an infinity of styles; simple or more sophisticated ideas to adapt to your look on different occasions; shape variations, textural combinations and a variety of colours thanks to…

Craft Lovers ♥ Bandana for small pets, but ones with a lot of personality, by Emmanuelle Esther

If there’s at least one 4 legged member (dog, cat, rabbit, hedgehog…) amongst your loved ones, you’re going to love this new Craft Lovers. Emmanuelle Esther is a knitter and co-founder of Collectif France Tricot, and is both a creative person and an animal lover from France who is now based in Berlin… The perfect combination for generating knitted projects which are personal, surprising, daring and, on occasions, magical due to their apparent simplicity. Emmanuelle Esther has knitted (using Katia Big Alabama) a bandana for small pets, but ones with a big personality… like Loki, her friendly Chihuahua who is proudly…

Make a practical fold away crochet bag in net stitch using Katia Tahiti. A kit to knit the next VideoKAL could be yours!

UPDATE 04/06/16 Katia Summer Special VideoCAL. And the winners of the 3 Katia kits with everything necessary to knit the next VideoKAL are Isabel, Fanny and Rockth. Congratulations! Many thanks to everybody for participating! We’re going to move those crochet hooks! Because the Katia Summer Special VideoCAL is back with a practical fold away crochet bag in net stitch made from Katia Tahiti. A new challenge begins here that will keep you busy during the months of May and June, and in addition to proudly being able to show it off this summer, it will also give you the opportunity to enter the…

May the yarn be with you! 2 patterns from another galaxy: lightsaber bookmarks and Darth Vader and Yoda book covers…which side of the Force are you on?

May the yarn be with you! Episode II. Some time ago, in a far away galaxy, a crocheter had the destiny of some balls of Katia Tahiti in her hands… Luckily, she could count on the Lalala Toys agents who were guarding the secret of how to crochet some powerful bookmarks in the form of a lightsaber and some indestructible crochet covers to protect any book in the Universe from falling into the Dark Side of the Force. At this point in history we celebrate the pleasure of reading with World Book Day, which is why a new collaboration between…

Craft Lovers ♥ Foglia di Bardana shawl knitted by Tibisay with Katia Cotton-Cashmere

My name is Valentina Cosciani (Tibisay on internet) and I live in Trieste (Italy) with my husband Paolo, my two children Leonardo and Riccardo and our cat ‘Strudel’. I spend lot of my time writing on my blog and drawing my patterns. I’ve learnt to knit from my Grandmother, a really elegant woman, and I have a past as a painter. These two experiences affect very much my taste and my drawings. When I compose my patterns I look for simple lines, refined, with small details that make the difference. I like to share everything I do on Instagram and on my Facebook page : for…

May the yarn be with you! With these 2 crochet patterns: Ewok hood and Princess Leia hair with Katia Maxi Merino

May the yarn be with you! We know that a lot of you knitters and crocheters out there have been excited about the latest Star Wars saga. Yoda, Darth Vader, Han Solo, R2D2, BB8… practically all these characters have inspired numerous creations in the yarn galaxy. Here at Katia we’ve felt “a disturbance in the force” that has carried us over to the light side where we’ve found Lalala Toys and their marvellous ideas for an adorable Ewok or a rebellious Princess Leia. Wield your crochet hook as if it were a lightsaber and get yourself ready to crochet the galaxy’s most famous hair style with the…