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3 crochet patterns to rock at school: rucksack, pencil case and pacifier case by Alimaravillas

School Lovers

This course, you’re going to get the highest grade in crochet! Thanks to the 3 ‘School Lovers’ crochet patterns from Alimaravillas. We welcome Alice to our Craft Lovers section, a crochet lover with a passion for Nordic and boho style, and her inseparable little rabbit, ConiDarko. For this kindergarten teacher, crochet has a mission to “resolve some of the needs of our daily life”. As a result of this, she’s sharing a complete tutorial so you can prepare the return to school throughout the summer holidays. Get yourself a few balls of Katia Cotton 100% and follow the step by…

One pack of Katia Ombré Cotton = One knit or crochet openwork shawl in gradient colours

openwork shawl in gradient

Attention, here’s something new! We propose that you knit or crochet a beautiful openwork shawl in gradient colours with a pack of Katia Ombré Cotton. Just like Katia Ombré -the Extra-fine Merino version- with only one pack you can knit or crochet a beautiful openwork shawl. We are now presenting 5 packs each comprising of 6 balls of 100% cotton yarn in different tones of one colour. Of course, we are also sharing two very simple free patterns to make your openwork shawl in gradient colours easy. Whether your strength is in crochet or you prefer knitting, download the PDF with both sets of…

Shawl-Sarong in crochet: a multi-use accessory with only one ball of Katia Spring Rainbow

shawl-sarong

Are you looking for an entertaining, attractive and simple crochet project? Great! 😉 Because we’re sharing this pattern showing how to make a versatile crochet shawl-sarong, pay attention! It’s made with only one ball of Katia Spring Rainbow. There’s no doubt that this is the perfect gift for both next Mother’s Day and yourself, of course. A Spring shawl or a Summer sarong? Decide how to adorn yourself with this multi-use accessory in your favourite degrade effect. So choose from the range of 14 colours available in Spring Rainbow and download the crochet shawl-sarong pattern. Shawl-sarong and more As a scarf tied…

Learn Tapestry Crochet: video and easy pattern to make a cosmetic bag in this crochet technique

Tapestry Crochet

Do you know Tapestry Crochet or jacquard crochet? In this post you have the perfect project to discover this crochet technique. It’s about an easy and funny cosmetic bag full of colour to put your cosmetics and make-up inside. Furthermore, it can also be a cute and fun handbag. We propose a design inspired by geometric forms and Easter egg colours. Of course, you can always choose the colour combination that you like best in Katia Fair Cotton. The Tapestry Cosmetic Bag crochet pattern is so easy, but if you do have any doubts, we recommend that you watch the support video. Tapestry Crochet Video…

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…