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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…

Back to school… With the 48 new patterns from our magazine Katia Kids 79 and the most fun fashion trends

Wrapped up? Ready?… Back to school! Each stitch matters in this new school year. That’s why in Katia we have done our homework to make sure that your knitting and crochet projects will get, once again, the maximum score. Of course, without forgetting the fun. This Fall – Winter 2016/2017 knit the most fun fashion trends for kids with the 48 patterns from our magazine Katia Kids 79: jacquard and geometric stencils, prints with marble effect, plush effect, multicolored stripes and rose quartz, one of the main color trends of the season. Pick up your notebook, we teach you all!…

What will they be carrying in their suitcases these holidays? 42 knit and crochet designs for girls and boys

Goodbye homework! Hello holidays! After the long intensive school year the well deserved break for the small ones of the household (well, for everyone) has finally arrived: time to enjoy sunny days at the beach with the family; to return to the grandparent’s village… So what will they be carrying in their suitcases for these holidays? The best, the coolest and the most cheerful garments… the ones that have been hand made with love by you. If you need some ideas, we invite you to discover 42 knit and crochet designs for girls and boys, aged from 2, 4, 6, 8,…

Dress your baby with the most special clothing: knit with love and Cablè 5, Cotton-Cashmere, Missouri, Baby Soft 3.5…

Their first baby booties, their inseparable baby blanket, that little jacket that you’ll welcome him or her into the world with… are you expecting a new baby to join the family? If so, then this post is for you and your desire to make all these first details unforgettable. Dress your baby with the most special clothing: the clothes knitted or crocheted by you with love and with exceptionally soft yarns created to caress the most sensitive of skins. Like our new 100% natural Katia Cotton-Cashmere: one of the yarns featured in our video Summer Knitting with Katia. Remember! You…

Colour and fun at Carnival! Discover our 2 Topi Print patterns: crocheted elf hat and knitted waistcoat

Carnival time is coming! The party where fantasy and creativity prevail. If you enjoy making fancy dress costumes for yourself and your family, here are two proposals to transform yourselves into friendly elves: a crocheted hat, and a knitted vest, made from Katia Topi Print. There’s no doubt that Topi and Topi Print are two of the most surprising and amusing yarns available from our extensive Fantasy Line. Why do we say that? Well, due to their daring colours, extra soft furry texture, incredible lightness and, furthermore, because they keep you cosy and warm. Adding a fantastic handmade knit or…

What is your favourite Katia Kid’s Animals for Carnival? Enter our draw for 5 double packs!

UPDATE 26/01/2016 Results of the draw: 1: nataksp 2: anvica0411 3: raquelmoreno 4: Info (Marie-Antoinette) 5: conhiloslanasybotones Bears, penguins, owls, monkeys, dogs and cats and going to help us combat the cold this year and wear the ‘wildest’ costume this Carnival. With Kid’s Animals children can start learning how to knit or crochet thanks to the simplicity of the patterns. A case with everything necessary to personalise – or should we say “animalise” ;)- with amusing accessories, which are already made, for adding eyes, ears, snouts, beaks and paws. It’s so easy to bring these fun little animals to life! Cat Scarf, Kid’s Cap Monkey, Kid’s Cap…

It’s time to take a stroll! Warmly dressed babies with Katia yarns: Peques Plus, Bombon and Baby Soft 3.5

It’s time to take a stroll! Wrap up your baby with a warm blanket and an adorable hat knitted or crocheted with Katia yarns by you. Find a little knitted blanket with a zigzag design, made from one of the 11 multicolour tones of Katia Peques Plus, in the Katia Baby 74 magazine. Remember to protect your baby from the cold with any one of these amusing hats which can be made by combining the 40 colours offered in Katia Peques or the 45 Merino Baby colours. Are the temperatures dropping further? Pamper your baby thanks to Katia Bombon (24 colours) which…

Is it a monstrous hat or a candy bag? 4 free Halloween patterns: Frankenstein, Dracula, bat and witch

Knock! Knock!  The night of witches and other small monsters will soon be here… Trick or treat? Join the party! Knit or crochet? We’ve prepared 4 “magic spells” to bewitch your knitting needles and crochet hooks this Halloween. Is it a monstrous hat or a candy bag? Both things at once! The littlest ones will leave home converted into an adorable Frankenstein, a little Dracula, a friendly witch, a restless bat… and they’ll come back from the Halloween party with a bag full of goodies. Download our 4 free patterns and make these convertible hat-candy bags using your favourite technique:…

Katia VideoKAL: baby booties knitted with Peques

After the little hat knitted with Merino Aran from our last VideoKAL, we propose that you continue wrapping up the new members of the family. What do you think to these cosy and soft baby booties made with Katia Peques? Choose your favourite colour from the 40 colours available, you only need one ball! Download the free pattern and follow the step by step instructions on this video. These knitted baby booties that we are showing you are made on straight needles. In this VideoKAL you will learn to knit garter stitch, 2×2 ribbing and the technique that transforms a flat…

Katia VideoKAL: knitted baby hat in Merino Sport / Merino Aran

If we suggest a VideoCAL/KAL to you, do you know what we’re talking about? No idea? We’ll explain it to you! Every month we’re going to propose a beginner’s level knitting or crochet pattern to you. If there’s still a reluctance to pick up the knitting needles or crochet hook, don’t worry, you can learn to knit or crochet all kinds of things by following our step by step videos. If the patterns and graphs seem like “a foreign language”, you’ll discover how to read them and to transcribe their instructions onto your needles and hooks. You’ll connect with people…