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Craft Lovers ♥ Crochet Bear Rug made with Katia Big Ribbon by Follow the Crochet

bear rug

In this Craft Lovers we present Samanta Fornino, Italian crochet fanatic who creates fun and tender projects on Follow the Crochet. Crochet ideas that are so loveable, like this Bear Rug made with Katia Big Ribbon. Adorable! Just like Samanta, who is generously sharing this XXL crochet pattern. There’s no doubt that you’re going to have fun making this XXL crochet rug. On the one hand, this is a very nice and quick design to make thanks to the thickness of Katia Big Ribbon, our light weight cotton tape yarn. And on the other hand, it’s so easy to do because you only need…

Craft Lovers ♥ MdeMadrid Waistcoat made with Silky Lace and Mirage by deLanaLana

MdeMadrid Waistcoat

Welcome to Madrid! We’re going to take a stroll through the Spanish capital guided by deLanaLana‘s fantastic MdeMadrid Waistcoat which is made with Katia Silky Lace and Katia Mirage. Behind deLanaLana we find Eva Pérez, a multifaceted knitter and crocheter from Madrid who is in love with yarns and her city.  In her daily life, Eva is very clear about things: “knitting or crocheting is a place where you can escape from everything and be yourself without obligations or responsibilities”. As a consequence of this, her crochet pattern ‘MdeMadrid Waistcoat‘ is an invitation to  “dedicate at least a few hours a week to yourself”. In addition to this…

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…

Craft Lovers ♥ Have fun and play with De Estraperlo and their amusing Christmas amigurumis Cris Tree & Bet Star

Party! If Christmas signifies time for you to enjoy creating things, have your crochet hook on hand. Maria –De Estraperlo- and her Christmas amigurumis Cris Tree & Bet Star have arrived from Amsterdam. In this new Craft Lovers installment Maria is sharing the crochet pattern to make this amusing and inseparable pair made up of a fir tree and a Christmas star. You’re at the best time in the year to rescue the girl or boy inside you with these adorable Christmas amigurumis. Have fun and play with De Estraperlo! I’m Maria from De Estraperlo. I’ve been doing crochet all…

Craft Lovers ♥ Autumn Leaves neck warmer made with one ball of Azteca Milrayas by Ovejita Be!

We love the one ball, one neck warmer formula! If you do too keep reading because Teresa -the Craft Lover behind Ovejita Be!– is sharing the tutorial of how to knit her Autumn Leaves neck warmer with only one ball of Katia Azteca Milrayas. We encourage you to discover this sheep lover and to follow the complete pattern which shows how to knit with circular needles or straight ones if you prefer. Wrap your neck up in Autumn Leaves and share the results on Instagram with @ovejitabe and @katiayarns. My name is Teresa and I’m “the crazy woman” behind Ovejita…

Craft Lovers ♥ Lu’s challenges and her oversize seamless reversible jumper knitted with a super ball of Big to Knit

Nothing is impossible for Lucía Ruiz de Aguirre. A surprising Craft Lover, with an endless creativity and contagious energy. An all-rounder when it comes to knitting! On her blog ‘Los Retos de Lu‘ (Lu’s Challenges in English), what seems complicated, is transformed into something simple. Because of this, we’re sure that you’re going to get hooked on her Inside Out (Side In) Jumper pattern knitted with our super ball of Katia Big to Knit. Follow the step by step instructions to knit your oversize seamless reversible jumper using circular needles… Get ready for this great challenge and discover the great woman…

Craft Lovers ♥ DIY Wall Hanging without a loom by Minireyve

Do you like to give your home a handmade touch, but don’t have much free time? Have you still not taken the plunge to try knitting and crocheting? If your answers are affirmative, take a look at this decorative idea from Minireyve and unleash your creativity with a few balls of Katia yarn. Evelyne Bisson is the face behind Minireyve, a Parisian mum who is passionate about Do it Yourself, retro decoration, fashion and design. In this Craft Lover, Evelyne shows us how to make a tapestry wall hanging without a loom using Katia Big Alabama. Voilá! This quick and…

Craft Lovers ♥ Crochet Mandala Rug by Susimiu

Cotton fabric yarns or XXL tape yarns are ideal for decorative projects like poufs, cushions, table mats, baskets and of course, rugs! Essential decorative pieces that emanate personality, warmth, harmony, peace… like this beautiful crocheted Mandala Rug by Susimiu made with Katia Washi. Behind Susimiu we discover Laura, a Craft Lover who specializes in XXL crochet and whose creations would fill any home with magic. Get to know the story about her love of crochet and her fascination with XXL tape yarns. Follow her tutorial to create this marvellous Mandala crochet Rug with Katia Washi. Let her enthusiasm for this technique and this…

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…

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…