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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…

Craft Lovers ♥ Bear Cushion made with Katia Big Alabama by Follow the Crochet

Crochet Bear Cushion

If you fell in love with the gorgeous Bear Rug by Samanta Fornino last week, prepare yourself! This time all you’ll be thinking about is hugging this soft Crochet Bear Cushion, because Follow the Crochet is sharing the pattern to make this adorable Bear Cushion using Katia Big Alabama. Of course, you can always choose another main colour that adapts to your decor if you want. Take a look at the Katia Big Alabama colour range whether or not you like this coral tone, or if you prefer another colour.   Crochet Bear Cushion Get the materials ready! Follow the simple instructions to make your…

Craft Lovers ♥ Crochet Bear Rug made with Katia Big Ribbon by Follow the Crochet

bear rug

In this Craft Lovers we present Samanta Fornino, Italian crochet fanatic who creates fun and tender projects on Follow the Crochet. Crochet ideas that are so loveable, like this Bear Rug made with Katia Big Ribbon. Adorable! Just like Samanta, who is generously sharing this XXL crochet pattern. There’s no doubt that you’re going to have fun making this XXL crochet rug. On the one hand, this is a very nice and quick design to make thanks to the thickness of Katia Big Ribbon, our light weight cotton tape yarn. And on the other hand, it’s so easy to do because you only need…

Learn how to do Scale Stitch and make this crochet Dragon Baby Sack using Katia Azteca

Dragon Baby Sack

Mermaids, unicorns, elves… dragons! If magical beasts fascinate you, then you’re going to get really excited about this new crochet project: Dragon Baby Sack. Furthermore, you only need a few balls of Katia Azteca and to learn how to make Scale Stitch (also known as Crocodile Stitch). You’ll soon see that this is an easy, fun and enjoyable crochet stitch to do. There’s no doubt that this stitch is a delight, and attractive results are quickly obtained after only working a few rows. Plus, it’s so easy! Graphs are included in the crochet pattern, which help to explain how to do the Scale…

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…