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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…

6 knit and crochet patterns to show off Katia Washi and Washi Print the trendy tie-dye effect for this summer

If you receive our newsletter you surely already know our new products for this Spring· Summer 2016 season: Katia Washi and its multicolour version, Washi Print. This easy to work light weight fabric tape yarn with an exquisite handle and a high yield is ideal for knitting and crocheting interesting projects all year round (Learn amigurumi with Katia Washi). These holidays, sign up for the most handmade of prints with 19 Washi colours and the on trend tie-dye effect for this summer thanks to the 9 multicolour tones of Washi Print. The variety of colours available and its light weight…

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,…

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…

Follow the Katia Colour Trends! Take note of the key colours for this Spring – Summer 2016

If you want to know which colours and yarns shouldn’t be missing on your knitting needles throughout this Spring / Summer 2016 season, stay where you are, because you’re going to discover them right here. You already know that we develop our own Katia Colour Trends for each collection. On this occasion there are two: Romantic and Fresh Colours.  Take note of the key colours for Spring 2016! From the top 10 fashion colour proposals made by Pantone (a world authority on colour) there are 5 which feature in our trend Romantic Colour: Rose Quartz, Serenity, Limpet Shell, Lilac Gray…

Which is your favourite place to knit or crochet? Take part in our Katia Knit in Public 2016 competition

UPDATE 20/06/2016 And the winners are… 1) The image with the most “hearts” (Likes) on Instagram. #KatiaKiP2016: And the winners are… 1) @loareknits. The image with the most “hearts” ♥. Congratulations! | La imagen con más corazones del concurso #KatiaKiP2016. ¡Felicidades! | L’image (remplissant les conditions de participation) avec leplus de « coeurs » ♥. Félicitations! Una foto publicada por Katia (@katiayarns) el 20 de Jun de 2016 a la(s) 3:33 PDT 2) The winning image chosen after making a prize draw with all the participants. #KatiaKiP2016: And the winners are… 2) @juanadol. The winning image chosen after making a prize draw with…

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…

Make a practical fold away crochet bag in net stitch using Katia Tahiti. A kit to knit the next VideoKAL could be yours!

UPDATE 04/06/16 Katia Summer Special VideoCAL. And the winners of the 3 Katia kits with everything necessary to knit the next VideoKAL are Isabel, Fanny and Rockth. Congratulations! Many thanks to everybody for participating! We’re going to move those crochet hooks! Because the Katia Summer Special VideoCAL is back with a practical fold away crochet bag in net stitch made from Katia Tahiti. A new challenge begins here that will keep you busy during the months of May and June, and in addition to proudly being able to show it off this summer, it will also give you the opportunity to enter the…

Craft Lovers ♥ Crochet watermelon bunting made by Les Moustachoux with Bulky Cotton and Big Alabama

Prepare yourself to travel back in time to your childhood with the “finder of small treasures” Anne-Sophie and her blog Les Moustachoux: a space of unique discoveries. Vintage games, adorable children’s collectibles, decorative retro objects, charming antique markets… Les Moustachoux –without doubt, an authentic Craft Lover– invites us to remember and relive (sharing with the little ones) the emotions and memories that the objects generate. After browsing through her inspirational blog, Facebook and Instagram accounts it’ll be impossible to keep the smile off your face and remember one of the emotive scenes from the French film Amélie: “Only the person…

Fishnet and Mesh crochet: Spring / Summer 2016 Haute Couture and Ready-to-Wear trends

Knit and especially crochet are the protagonists of many of the big brands’ trend proposals for this Spring / Summer 2016 season. Surely you’ve already noticed! Knit and crochet garments have invaded the store windows and the pages of specialist magazines which feature the large fashion companies’ collections and trends. Whether you’re a fashion victim or a knitter or crocheter who is faithful to their own style, we invite you to discover one of the Spring Summer 2016 Couture and Ready-to-Wear fashion trends: Fishnet and Mesh. To prove our point! Here’s a compilation of interesting and daring proposals from renown…