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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…

Craft Lovers ♥ Lincys Summer Top crochet pattern by Knitting the Skyline

Summer Top crochet pattern

Hello Summer! We welcome you with this Lincys Summer Top created by Lucía from Knitting the Skyline for our Craft Lovers section. This multifaceted designer from Madrid will try her hand at anything: amigurumi, knitted garments, crochet, macrame and even embroidery. As a result of her passion for DIY she abandoned her office job to dedicate herself exclusively to the world of yarns and the hand made. As a result, this restless young woman now dedicates her time and talents to teaching workshops and designing patterns in knit and crochet. Discover her simple, young and fresh designs on her Instagram profile. And, of course, follow the step by step instructions to make this…

Discover the secrets of the Rigid Heddle Loom with these two shawls by ‘El Cabo de Valentina’

Rigid Heddle Loom

Do you know about the rigid heddle loom? Discover the secrets of this fascinating textile technique with Mariajo from El Cabo de Valentina. Warp, shuttles, warping board, heddle… get to know the parts of a rigid heddle loom; and how it works with these two woven shawls made with Katia Fair Cotton and Saint Tropez. A few years ago, on a trip to Argentina “I saw the women weaving and knew I had to do that”, Mariajo recalls. She visited the American country various times with the intention to learn how to weave with a rigid heddle loom. “When you are entrapped by the yarns,…

Craft Lovers ♥ Ribeira Sacra Jumper knitted with Katia Lincys by The Single Crochet

Ribeira Sacra Jumper

If your perfect holiday combines travel and knitting or crocheting, then pay attention to this Craft Lovers post. We invite you to discover and knit a part of the Galician landscape (north of Spain) with Gema Blasco, The Single Crochet. Gema is passionate about handicrafts and enjoys publishing stitches, tutorials and tips on her Facebook page. On this occasion, we have the pleasure of sharing a knitting pattern created by Gema using  Katia Lincys. The Ribeira Sacra Jumper is a design inspired by the natural interior of Galicia. There’s no doubt that this is “a unique and magic place” for this Galician knitter and crocheter.…

Learn embroidery with Gimena Romero and her video Back Step Stitch using Katia Cablè 5

Back Step Stitch

Stitch by stitch… that’s how you learn embroidery. Calmly, with passion and enthusiasm! As transmitted by Gimena Romero, the restless Mexican embroidery artist who is the protagonist of this Craft Lovers. The talented Gimena shares a beautiful embroidered illustration using Katia Cablè 5 with us. This whole creation is embroidered using ‘Back Step’ Stitch. It’s a really easy stitch to do. Furthermore, you have a video and some useful tips about embroidery to help you. Discover a marvellous technique! You’ll be able to apply to numerous creative projects. Back Step Stitch “Hi, I’m Gimena Romero and today we’re going to do Back step…

Craft Lovers ♥ Bear Cushion made with Katia Big Alabama by Follow the Crochet

Crochet Bear Cushion

If you fell in love with the gorgeous Bear Rug by Samanta Fornino last week, prepare yourself! This time all you’ll be thinking about is hugging this soft Crochet Bear Cushion, because Follow the Crochet is sharing the pattern to make this adorable Bear Cushion using Katia Big Alabama. Of course, you can always choose another main colour that adapts to your decor if you want. Take a look at the Katia Big Alabama colour range whether or not you like this coral tone, or if you prefer another colour.   Crochet Bear Cushion Get the materials ready! Follow the simple instructions to make your…

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…