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Craft Lovers ♥ MdeMadrid Waistcoat made with Silky Lace and Mirage by deLanaLana

MdeMadrid Waistcoat

Welcome to Madrid! We’re going to take a stroll through the Spanish capital guided by deLanaLana‘s fantastic MdeMadrid Waistcoat which is made with Katia Silky Lace and Katia Mirage. Behind deLanaLana we find Eva Pérez, a multifaceted knitter and crocheter from Madrid who is in love with yarns and her city.  In her daily life, Eva is very clear about things: “knitting or crocheting is a place where you can escape from everything and be yourself without obligations or responsibilities”. As a consequence of this, her crochet pattern ‘MdeMadrid Waistcoat‘ is an invitation to  “dedicate at least a few hours a week to yourself”. In addition to this…

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these Love Socks knitted with Katia Bombon and a lot of love

Love Socks

We propose that you celebrate Valentine’s Day by sharing your love of knitting with your partner, your family, your friends or whoever you want. Therefore, this 14th of February we’re suggesting to knit some soft, cosy Love Socks using Katia Bombon. On the one hand, you’ll surprise with a simple fun-loving message. As you’ll easily see from the word LOVE that can be read when you put your feet together. And on the other hand, it’s a nice romantic gesture to look after the soft skin of your feet. Above all, no cold feet this Valentine’s Day! Caress the furry texture of Katia…

Premium Designers: Hook up with Isabell Kraemer and her textured jumper with stripes for Katia Concept

Isabell Kraemer

Isabell Kraemer creates designs for everyday use intended for today’s knitters. This German designer is a lover of the great outdoors and is strongly influenced by nature. This inspiration is based on beauty without artifice, the richness of the materials employed and her personality as a knitter. All of which completely define the spirit of our line Concept by Katia. Her contemporary and casual designs always go one step further. This is the key to her enormous success as a designer of knitwear. Even so, for Isabell Kraemer “being a mother is the best thing that has happened to me…

Craft Lovers ♥ Eivissa Shawl knitted with Katia Ombré by Alessandro Estrella

Eivissa Shawl

Get your circular needles ready! Because we’re travelling to the White Island with the Eivissa Shawl designed by Alessandro Estrella using Katia Ombré. There’s no doubt that Ibiza is one of Alessandro’s favourite places, and a location where he finds the inspiration to make some of his interesting knitting projects. This Italian knitter enjoys knitting when he travels, and above all, he’s a shawl lover. His name and the story about his love for this accessory is probably already familiar to you. In fact, if you follow our blog, you may already have made his Stefania Shawl using Katia Tahiti Jeans. On this occasion, Alessandro has…

Proyekto Amigurumi | Colorful camera crochet pattern by Actante Dourada

Amigurumi Camera Pattern

Amigurumi, camera, photo! There’s no doubt that we’ll turn out really well using this colourful camera. A funny crochet pattern proposes by Actante Dourada for her Proyekto Amigurumi. The fact is that Io Morales -Actante Dourada- is an exceptional portraitist. She is capable of using crochet to reproduce pop idols and characters from film, television series and video games, as well as couples, families and pets. Take a peep at their photo album! Follow the camara crochet pattern that Actante Dourada is sharing with us. Have fun combining your own choice of Amigurumi 100% Cotton colours. You can also capture every detail and every stitch using this original camera. As a picture…

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,…

Deconstructed Sweater by Erika Knight
Katia Premium Designers: signature knitwear garments

Premium Designers

Welcome to Katia Premium Designers! At Katia we’ve been designing knit and crochet garments for decades. Knowledgeable in the creative process, the one that transforms our yarns into unique pieces, we present Katia Premium Designers: a space dedicated to designers of knitwear fashion and their designs. We invite you to knit this series of signature knitwear garments, pieces that have been exclusively designed for Katia. Discover some of the outstanding names in handknitting, learn about their stories and what inspires them. Premium Designers: Erika Knight Erika Knight is a well known knit and crochet fashion designer with more than 25 books published…

Enjoy an authentic Xmas handmade with Katia experience

Enjoy an authentic Xmas handmade with Katia experience and surprise your loved ones with something made by you. Click on each image to download these 5 free patterns. Decorate your home and get dressed up for the festive season with Katia! Here’s to a Xmas Handmade with ♥! Make a bicolour crochet waistcoat and an elegant clutch bag using Katia Onix and Katia Harmony. Get dressed up to party! Christmas Micro World Amigurumi Pattern. Keep the holiday spirit in this crochet micro world! Surprise everyone with this crocheted nativity scene inspired by the tradicional Russian dolls. All you need is an assortment of Amigurumi 100% Cotton.…

Craft Lovers ♥ Have fun and play with De Estraperlo and their amusing Christmas amigurumis Cris Tree & Bet Star

Party! If Christmas signifies time for you to enjoy creating things, have your crochet hook on hand. Maria –De Estraperlo- and her Christmas amigurumis Cris Tree & Bet Star have arrived from Amsterdam. In this new Craft Lovers installment Maria is sharing the crochet pattern to make this amusing and inseparable pair made up of a fir tree and a Christmas star. You’re at the best time in the year to rescue the girl or boy inside you with these adorable Christmas amigurumis. Have fun and play with De Estraperlo! I’m Maria from De Estraperlo. I’ve been doing crochet all…

Mmm… XXL Donut! Extreme knitting with Katia X-Treme

Now we understand Homer Simpson… here at Katia we can’t get this XXL donut out of our heads either. It’s giant, soft and spongy! The secret of this sweet pouf is in the Katia X-Treme. This super yarn is the main ingredient of the recipe that we’re sharing so you can ‘bake’ this fun XXL donut. Take note! 1.- Download the knit pattern to make your pouf with the form of a giant donut. 2.- Choose your favourite flavours from the 15 colours available in Katia X-Treme. Maybe you prefer a chocolate base with icing or a turquoise frosting? 3.-…