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Learn how to do Scale Stitch and make this crochet Dragon Baby Sack using Katia Azteca

Dragon Baby Sack

Mermaids, unicorns, elves… dragons! If magical beasts fascinate you, then you’re going to get really excited about this new crochet project: Dragon Baby Sack. Furthermore, you only need a few balls of Katia Azteca and to learn how to make Scale Stitch (also known as Crocodile Stitch). You’ll soon see that this is an easy, fun and enjoyable crochet stitch to do. There’s no doubt that this stitch is a delight, and attractive results are quickly obtained after only working a few rows. Plus, it’s so easy! Graphs are included in the crochet pattern, which help to explain how to do the Scale…

Premium Designers: Hook up with Isabell Kraemer and her textured jumper with stripes for Katia Concept

Isabell Kraemer

Isabell Kraemer creates designs for everyday use intended for today’s knitters. This German designer is a lover of the great outdoors and is strongly influenced by nature. This inspiration is based on beauty without artifice, the richness of the materials employed and her personality as a knitter. All of which completely define the spirit of our line Concept by Katia. Her contemporary and casual designs always go one step further. This is the key to her enormous success as a designer of knitwear. Even so, for Isabell Kraemer “being a mother is the best thing that has happened to me…

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…

Katia Plus: knit patterns for sizes 16-18, 20-22 and 24-26

If you’re a faithful follower of our patterns and magazines you’re probably well aware of the wide range of sizes that we offer the patterns in. Practically all of our women’s models have given instructions from size 8 through to size 22. At Katia we take into consideration the requests for “plus size” patterns. We want to be assured that whatever your size is, you can create your own clothing by following our knit and crochet patterns. As a result of this, you’ll find the Katia Plus range of designs in this season’s Katia Basics 11 magazine which showcase knit…

6 Halloween patterns for your ‘little monsters’

Sharpen up your knitting needles and agitate your crochet hooks! We are going to transform your balls of wool and cotton into pumpkins, witches, bats… to celebrate the most terrifying night of the year. Prepare your “little monster’s” disguise with these 6 amusing Halloween patterns. Convert your baby into a Halloween pumpkin with a simple waistcoat and an original crochet applique. You only need a few balls of Katia Merino Aran and to follow the step by step instructions of our Halloween pattern. Trick or treat? Make various crochet pumpkins following the crochet applique graph on our pattern. Sew a…

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…

10 Autumn – Winter 2016 / 2017 Fashion Trends that you can knit or crochet yourself using our yarns and pattern magazines

Oversized jumpers, versatile waistcoats, generously sized coats, bomber jackets, maxi scarves… these are just some of the key garments for this Autumn – Winter 2016 / 2017 season. Fashion embraces fantasy fur or faux fur and the delicacy of mohair. Velvet is back, as are metallic effects, and it also looks like animal prints are still with us for yet another season. Discover two of the predominant colours for this autumn – winter. Do you know what layering is? We’ll explain this latest trend so that you can incorporate it into your own personal style. Get you knitting needles and…

Which are your favourite models?
Reply and enter the prize draw for the 11 new Autumn – Winter 2016 / 2017 magazines

UPDATE 04/oct/2016 And the winner of a set of Katia pattern books is Kelly (Beekjunior). Congratulations! Thanks to everyone for participating, checking our pattern books and telling us which are your favourite models for this Autumn·Winter 2016-2017 season. 3, 2, 1… you can already discover the new Katia Autumn – Winter 2016 / 2017 magazines! Hundreds of knit and crochet projects for baby, kids, women, men, home….are waiting for you on our website. Click on each cover to see the individual models and click on See magazine online to browse through the pages inside. Tell us which is your favourite…

Autumn – Winter 2016 / 2017 Trends: 4 fashion colours for knitting and crocheting your essential designs this season

Discover our Autumn – Winter 2016 / 2017 colour trends: Burnt Brick, Dark Plum, Warm Amber and Wet Moss. At Katia we are focusing on 4 fashion colours to use when making your knit and crochet garments this season: Burnt Brick, Dark Plum, Warm Amber and Wet Moss. Intense, vibrant, warm tones that break down the cold, dark, grey winter scenery. Discover the wide range of Katia yarns available in these 4 fashion colours, and furthermore, a series of essential designs by Katia to knit and crochet now and to look great in throughout the autumn – winter season. Burnt…

10 knit and crochet fashion trends for Summer 2016

Crochet dresses and bikinis, fringes and pom poms, all over white, kimono cuts, stripes, tie-dye print, denim, anklets… these are just some of the fashion trends for Summer 2016. Discover the 10 fashion trends where knit and crochet are the protagonists for these summer holidays. Take note because there are trends for all tastes! Find fun and refreshing ideas amongst our models, knit and crochet with the coolest of our yarns and show off your most summery look. Tell us! Which fashion trends are you going to go for this summer? 1. Caribbean style crochet maxi dresses. 2. Variegated tops…