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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…

What are you waiting for to make the garment of the season! Discover our poncho and cape proposals in knit or crochet

With a straight, rounded or triangular cut, Nordic inspiration, Kimono style, multi-coloured print, geometric design, completely mono-colour, decorated with fringing or pom poms, with a hood or a collar…What do you want your poncho or cape to look like this season? Here at Katia we’ve been putting our money on these two wearable garments for a number of seasons now. In fact, 4 of our magazine covers for Autumn · Winter 15/16 feature a poncho or a cape: Katia Sport 83, Basics 10, Accessories 9 and Kids 75. If you take a look at our magazines you’ll find a large…

Special Winter VideoKAL: trendy slouch beanie knitted with Merino Grosso, Maxi Merino, Peru or Norway

Welcome in the winter season with a warm trendy slouch beanie. You only need 3 balls of your favourite colour in Katia Merino Grosso or, if you prefer, 2 balls of Maxi Merino, Peru or Norway. You’ll see that there’s a wide range of options and colours for making this simple knit pattern from our Katia Beginners 4 magazine. Download the free pattern and follow the instructions with the step by step guide on our DIY video. This knitted unisex hat is made using straight knitting needles in stitches as easy as 2×2 ribbing, stockinette stitch, reverse stockinette stitch and…

Katia VideoKAL: men’s knitted scarf made with Junior

Guys! This knitted scarf made with Katia Junior is for you: a basic and practical accessory for these cooler days. We have 15 funky colours at your disposition. You only need 3 balls of yarn and a pair of size 10 (U.S.)/(15 mm) knitting needles. Download the pattern and follow the DIY video to knit this toasty scarf. Could it be any easier? Impossible! This men’s knitted scarf is really easy to make. In this VideoKAL we show you how to knit garter stitch and how to knit into the back of the stitch. The triangular shape is achieved by…

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…