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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…

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…

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!…

New Katia Autumn – Winter 2016 / 2017 Collection

We want you to get excited about next season… Take a seat, open your eyes wide and get your needles and hooks ready, because we are going to reveal a small part of the new Katia Autumn – Winter 2016 / 2017 Collection. Concept by Katia has arrived, a unique collection of premium yarns and minimalistic designs for the 21st century woman. We are going to have some fun this winter! The world of fashion has rescued fur (Fake Fur or Fun Fur), plush effects and seventies style… protagonists of our two trends: Fur and Mohair. Yes, 100% fantasy! The Katia…

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…

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…

Nomada, wool km 0 made in Spain, shown on the catwalk at Madrid Fashion Week in the collection by María Lafuente

The last edition of Madrid Fashion Week was a very special event for Katia, due to the designer María Lafuente presenting her collection Âme which featured Nomada wool as an important protagonist. Knowing that more and more designers are introducing yarns into their designs is always a cause for rejoicing, but if that yarn is Nomada it’s even more exciting. And why is this the case? Well, because it forms part of the label Made in Slow –which we have joined up with- and that promotes the sustainable use of wools km 0 made in Spain originating from native sheep. Transhumance by Made in Slow & María Lafuente. Photo: Made in…

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…

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…