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How to make a crochet coat: super pattern and video tutorial by Ahuyama Crochet

crochet coat

Hello to all you Katia crocheters out there! I’m Helena from Ahuyama Crochet and I want to show you how to make a crochet coat. I’ve wanted to do a crochet coat like this for a very long time. Firstly, because I fancied doing something different; and secondly, because there’s nothing better than a garment made using our own fair hands. After giving it a lot of consideration –the idea of making a crochet coat is a little bit daunting, don’t you think?– I got to work. And, the good news is that it actually doesn’t take that long to make a crochet coat!…

How to knit and crochet with the 45 patterns featured in the new Katia Easy Knits magazine. Only basic stitches!

Easy Knits

If you think that learning to knit or crochet is impossible for you, pay attention! We’re going to show you how to knit and crochet thanks to the 45 easy patterns featured in the new Katia Easy Knits magazine. Our proposals include hats, scarves, gloves, neck warmers, waistcoats and very comfortable jumpers and ponchos that are both contemporary and youthful. Do you want to make an original bag or a fun rucksack? You’ll also find these patterns in Katia Easy Knits, as well as some practical crochet covers for laptops and mobiles. Keep reading… we still haven’t finished! And finally, add that ‘handmade’ touch…

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…

Learn Tapestry Crochet: video and easy pattern to make a cosmetic bag in this crochet technique

Tapestry Crochet

Do you know Tapestry Crochet or jacquard crochet? In this post you have the perfect project to discover this crochet technique. It’s about an easy and funny cosmetic bag full of colour to put your cosmetics and make-up inside. Furthermore, it can also be a cute and fun handbag. We propose a design inspired by geometric forms and Easter egg colours. Of course, you can always choose the colour combination that you like best in Katia Fair Cotton. The Tapestry Cosmetic Bag crochet pattern is so easy, but if you do have any doubts, we recommend that you watch the support video. Tapestry Crochet Video…

DIY 2nd Life Sweater: how to easily recycle a jumper using Katia Paris

DIY 2nd Life Sweater

Follow our DIY 2nd Life Sweater video and take note of all the possibilities there are for customising an old jumper. As well as being able to knit or crochet a soft shiny scarf with one ball of Katia Paris, this fantasy yarn is your best ally to help you easily recycle a jumper and convert it into a new garment. Even if your jumper is stained or you just got tired of wearing it, with this tutorial you’ll manage to breathe new life into it and transform it into a cutting edge garment. If you’ve got a damaged jumper,…

Download your favourite models in PDF from our web page and knit with the help of our video guides

Each season we propose hundreds of models to knit or crochet with our yarns. We publish the patterns in our magazines which you can find on paper in your local Katia store. If you want to make your own selection of models and knit or crochet specific patterns, you can buy and download your favourite models in PDF format from our web page onto your computer, tablet or mobile. Furthermore, you can also knit or crochet some of our models with the help of our video guides [►]: videos which show how to carry out our step by step instructions. Visit…

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…

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…

Knit a colourful Dragon’s Tail Shawl using only 2 balls of Katia Jaipur. Join the Katia Spring Special VideoKAL!

Welcome in the warmer weather with this elegant Dragon’s Tail Shawl from our Spring Special VideoKAL! You only need 2 balls of your favourite colour in Katia Jaipur! Choose from the 16 Katia Jaipur colours and make this easy knit pattern which is featured in our Katia Sport 87 magazine. If the poncho is the key item for this Autumn – Winter season, then the shawl is the key item for the forthcoming Spring – Summer 2016 season. Do you want another reason for knitting the Dragon’s Tail Shawl? This project makes a wonderful handmade gift for mother’s day, don’t…

VideoKAL 2016: knit with your hands and win Katia kits

UPDATE 03/03/2016 Katia VideoKAL 2016 And the winners of the 3 Katia kits with everything necessary to knit March’s VideoKAL are Horten, Sterni and Cristina. Congratulations! Many thanks to everybody for participating and sharing your infinity scarves knitted with Katia Look. Have you ever tried knitting with your hands and arms? We want to suggest that you start the year by learning something different with our 2016 VideoKAL Special. Follow the video instructions and discover how to knit with your hands a cosy infinity scarf; download the free knit pattern and knit your neck warmer or infinity scarf using Katia Look. Share…