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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.-…

4 seasons shawls, perfect throughout the whole year

Which accessory is fun, elegant, versatile and one that you can wear throughout all the seasons of the year? The shawl! Whether it’s in crochet or knit the 4 seasons shawls are the perfect accessories for the whole year. If you’re passionate about colour combinations and degrades, you must already know about Katia Ombré and Katia Spring Rainbow, our yarns for your 4 seasons shawls. One pack of Katia Ombré = one full colour shawl Put some colour into your day with Katia Ombré! We propose 7 packs with 6 balls of 100% Merino Extrafine in different colours. You only need…

Craft Lovers ♥ Autumn Leaves neck warmer made with one ball of Azteca Milrayas by Ovejita Be!

We love the one ball, one neck warmer formula! If you do too keep reading because Teresa -the Craft Lover behind Ovejita Be!– is sharing the tutorial of how to knit her Autumn Leaves neck warmer with only one ball of Katia Azteca Milrayas. We encourage you to discover this sheep lover and to follow the complete pattern which shows how to knit with circular needles or straight ones if you prefer. Wrap your neck up in Autumn Leaves and share the results on Instagram with @ovejitabe and @katiayarns. My name is Teresa and I’m “the crazy woman” behind Ovejita…

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…

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…

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…

Dress your baby with the most special clothing: knit with love and Cablè 5, Cotton-Cashmere, Missouri, Baby Soft 3.5…

Their first baby booties, their inseparable baby blanket, that little jacket that you’ll welcome him or her into the world with… are you expecting a new baby to join the family? If so, then this post is for you and your desire to make all these first details unforgettable. Dress your baby with the most special clothing: the clothes knitted or crocheted by you with love and with exceptionally soft yarns created to caress the most sensitive of skins. Like our new 100% natural Katia Cotton-Cashmere: one of the yarns featured in our video Summer Knitting with Katia. Remember! You…

Sustainable projects, Concept Line, forthcoming trends, catwalk shows… snap shots of our trip through HH Cologne

We’ve already returned from the International Trade Fair for Creative Handicraft and Hobby in Cologne (Germany)! As with each year, they’ve been three very busy days, but it’s also been very exciting to present the new trends from our forthcoming Katia Autumn – Winter 16/17 collection. So, why not? We want to share some snap shots of the best of our trip through the German fair: sustainable projects, Concept Line, made by hand catwalk shows, forthcoming trends… Welcome to our Katia stand at HH Cologne! Concept. Hot on the heels of this 15/16 season’s successful Concept nº1 magazine comes the even…