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Top Rainbow and the evolution of multicolour yarn: 5 different colours for a spectacular gradient effect

Top Rainbow

Do you think the Katia Spring Rainbow gradient yarn is awesome? Well just wait until you discover the multicolour evolution of Katia Top Rainbow. A super ball of yarn weighing 200 grams with 800 metres in a practical format for knitting and crocheting garments and much more than just shawls. You see, our most recent development is on the “top” of our multicolour yarns for various reasons. This is our gradient yarn with the greatest number of different colours. Up to 5 colours are combined to create a spectacular multicolour effect!  Pastels, vibrant tones, pinks, greens, blues, oranges, browns reds and greys are all featured…

Craft Lovers ♥ Lincys Summer Top crochet pattern by Knitting the Skyline

Summer Top crochet pattern

Hello Summer! We welcome you with this Lincys Summer Top created by Lucía from Knitting the Skyline for our Craft Lovers section. This multifaceted designer from Madrid will try her hand at anything: amigurumi, knitted garments, crochet, macrame and even embroidery. As a result of her passion for DIY she abandoned her office job to dedicate herself exclusively to the world of yarns and the hand made. As a result, this restless young woman now dedicates her time and talents to teaching workshops and designing patterns in knit and crochet. Discover her simple, young and fresh designs on her Instagram profile. And, of course, follow the step by step instructions to make this…

One pack of Katia Ombré Cotton = One knit or crochet openwork shawl in gradient colours

openwork shawl in gradient

Attention, here’s something new! We propose that you knit or crochet a beautiful openwork shawl in gradient colours with a pack of Katia Ombré Cotton. Just like Katia Ombré -the Extra-fine Merino version- with only one pack you can knit or crochet a beautiful openwork shawl. We are now presenting 5 packs each comprising of 6 balls of 100% cotton yarn in different tones of one colour. Of course, we are also sharing two very simple free patterns to make your openwork shawl in gradient colours easy. Whether your strength is in crochet or you prefer knitting, download the PDF with both sets of…

Discover the secrets of the Rigid Heddle Loom with these two shawls by ‘El Cabo de Valentina’

Rigid Heddle Loom

Do you know about the rigid heddle loom? Discover the secrets of this fascinating textile technique with Mariajo from El Cabo de Valentina. Warp, shuttles, warping board, heddle… get to know the parts of a rigid heddle loom; and how it works with these two woven shawls made with Katia Fair Cotton and Saint Tropez. A few years ago, on a trip to Argentina “I saw the women weaving and knew I had to do that”, Mariajo recalls. She visited the American country various times with the intention to learn how to weave with a rigid heddle loom. “When you are entrapped by the yarns,…

Craft Lovers ♥ Ribeira Sacra Jumper knitted with Katia Lincys by The Single Crochet

Ribeira Sacra Jumper

If your perfect holiday combines travel and knitting or crocheting, then pay attention to this Craft Lovers post. We invite you to discover and knit a part of the Galician landscape (north of Spain) with Gema Blasco, The Single Crochet. Gema is passionate about handicrafts and enjoys publishing stitches, tutorials and tips on her Facebook page. On this occasion, we have the pleasure of sharing a knitting pattern created by Gema using  Katia Lincys. The Ribeira Sacra Jumper is a design inspired by the natural interior of Galicia. There’s no doubt that this is “a unique and magic place” for this Galician knitter and crocheter.…

#FelixKnitsKatia Competition: photograph Felix the happy knitter in your favourite place and win a Katia selection super giveaway

#FelixKnitsKatia competition

This year the World Wide Knit in Public Day 2017 is being celebrated on the 10th June. Here at Katia we want you to celebrate this special day in good company. Therefore, we have the pleasure to present you to Felix, the happy knitter. This amusing amigurumi wants to knit or crochet in public with you; and furthermore, help you win a Katia selection super giveaway with our #FelixKnitsKatia competition. #FelixKnitsKatia Competition We are going to have some fun! Get out of the house and take a photo of Felix knitting in your favourite place. Then share it with us on…

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…

Shawl-Sarong in crochet: a multi-use accessory with only one ball of Katia Spring Rainbow

shawl-sarong

Are you looking for an entertaining, attractive and simple crochet project? Great! 😉 Because we’re sharing this pattern showing how to make a versatile crochet shawl-sarong, pay attention! It’s made with only one ball of Katia Spring Rainbow. There’s no doubt that this is the perfect gift for both next Mother’s Day and yourself, of course. A Spring shawl or a Summer sarong? Decide how to adorn yourself with this multi-use accessory in your favourite degrade effect. So choose from the range of 14 colours available in Spring Rainbow and download the crochet shawl-sarong pattern. Shawl-sarong and more As a scarf tied…

5 Crochet Bookmarks: Peter Pan, Little Red Riding Hood, Harry Potter, Snow White and the Little Prince

Crochet Bookmarks

Are crocheting, knitting and reading some of your favourite hobbies? If the answer is affirmative, you make us so happy! Because in addition to enjoying reading, you’re going to have fun making these 5 crochet Bookmarks: The Little Prince, Snow White, Harry Potter, Little Red Riding Hood and Peter Pan. That’s right! Accompany your reading with the protagonists of some of the most famous fairy tales. You only need a few mini balls of Katia Amigurumi 100% Cotton and to download the pattern here. This is our gift to celebrate Book Day with you. We hope that you feel inspired…

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…