The best knitting bag to have your yarns and needles organized: Learn to sew yourself and enjoy with our SAL group!

knitting Bag SAL

For all the faithful followers of Katia Lanas and Katia Fabrics. We present the best knitting bag to have your yarns and needles organized. We are going to make a SAL for sew together the pattern of Knitting bag + mini bag, which you will surely love. A knitting bag to organize crochets and knitting needles in the side pockets and yarns in its main zipper. With our fabrics from the AW 2019/2020 collection. A sewing project that you can easily sew guided with our videos step by step. A new challenge for this year that we have created in…

Made with Katia 2019 Contest: Share photos of your handmade projects on Instagram with #2019Katia

Made with Katia 2019

When December 31 comes around do you take stock of the year that’s ending? We want to encourage you to remember those projects made with Katia that have made you happy in 2019. What about if you review your last 12 months by sharing all the knit, crochet and sewing projects you’ve made with Katia?  Enter our contest Made with Katia 2019! Publish photos of your creations on Instagram using the hashtag #2019Katia before January 10, 2020. Tell us in the description which project you’ve made and which Katia yarns and Fabrics you used. For every photo you get an opportunity to be entered…

8 essentials of fabrics and sewing patterns of Katia Fabrics

jumpsuit pattern for kids

Just a few days to celebrate the change of the year, we want to show a compilation of the 8 essentials of fabrics and sewing patterns Katia Fabrics of this 2019. There have been many sewing patterns that we have been incorporating into our current collection. And new fabrics such as denim, a must for summer and the resistant waterproof for all seasons. Comfortable fabrics such as jersey and plush have been a must throughout the fall/winter season. Dresses, sweatshirts, baby bags, cushions, bags, and accessories. All of them made with exclusive designs and fun and original prints. 8 essentials…

How to knit with circular needles: advantages, tips and patterns to knit seamless accessories

knit with circular needles

Are you a bit nervous about knitting with straight needles? Do you suffer when you have to sew the parts of a knitted garment together? If your answers are affirmative, we recommend that you learn to knit with circular needles. The advantages of these knitting needles joined to a cable are numerous. As a result, more and more knitters are only using circular needles. One key reason is that they are so convenient and comfortable to work with. Furthermore, you don’t need to turn the work at the end of a row. They promote a more relaxed body and arm…

5 girl dresses to shine these holidays: patterns with step-by-step instructions

kid dress with snakes

We present 5 girl dresses to shine at family meetings during Christmas parties. Morning walks, snacks in that special cafe to eat a warm drink, dinner at grandparents’ house. Special days where the important thing is not what but with whom. And also days to get ready and wear our best clothes. Girls and their dresses these days are a must, but without losing comfort so they can enjoy freely. We have selected 5 sewing patterns of dresses with various combinations of fabrics for all tastes. 5 girl dresses to shine these holidays Poplin dresses Our favorite dress is the…

Make your first handmade jumper! 10 easy knit and crochet pullovers for beginners

jumpers for beginners

Have you recently started to learn how to knit or crochet? If so, you probably have a hat, scarf or mobile phone cover on your list of projects to do. We share lots of home ideas and accessories in our Katia magazines and on the website. Furthermore, these models are quick to make using large size needles and chunky yarns. However, what about putting your skills to the test and making a bigger garment? In fact, we want to motivate you to knit or crochet your first jumper!  If you think this is a difficult and timely project… think again. These…

Learn to sew: How to finish seams and hems without having an overlock

finish seams and hems

In our sewing class today we show you how to make good finish seams and hems with your sewing machine. Have you ever wondered if with a normal flat machine you can make all the stitches or if an overlock is necessary? An overlock, also known as a serger, differs from a traditional sewing machine in that it is capable of sewing with two, three, four or five threads. Is a kind of stitch that sews over the edge of one or two pieces of cloth for edging, hemming, or seaming. Usually, an overlock sewing machine will cut the edges…

Your sewing projects with winter fabrics: Get inspired with our Creative room VI

Cushion panels nnight animals

It´s almost Christmas time, we are very excited to show you what you have sewn this last quarter of the year with the winter fabrics of the Fall / Winter 2019/2020 collection. And that’s why today we present you the Creative room VI, where you can see a selection of sewing projects that will have sewn in recent months. Soft and warm fabrics accompanied by sewing patterns according to this new autumn-winter season. Many sweatshirts, pants and raincoats accompanied by a wide variety of bags, cushions and accessories. Without forgetting the precious projects for babies . Projects with winter fabrics…

Make a crochet plant pot or Christmas tree basket with the Handmadejolie’s free pattern

crochet plant pot

My name is Mariska van der Neut, and I am behind Handmadejolie. My love for crochet started when I lived in Sweden for a few years. I prefer to work with natural shades such as white, gray, sand and taupe. By combining several yarns together, you sometimes get a surprising result. I like to try out new things and share my designs on my website, on Facebook and Instagram. I especially like to design home decor items, clothing and accessories. Next spring my first book will be published with more than 25 crochet and knitting projects and beautiful interior photos.…

Make this easy Crochet Flowers Shawl by Atty van Norel using only 3 balls of Katia Azteca

Crochet Flower Shawl

Combat the cold with flowers, and we mean a lot of crochet flowers! We propose that you make this Crochet Flower Shawl created by Atty van Norel from the Netherlands. This design was the star attraction among the attendees of our recent KreaDoe at the creative salon in Utrecht. As a result, we want to share the wholehearted enthusiasm that we experienced there with the Dutch crocheters. First, we invite you to download the free pattern. Then, choose the colour of the 3 balls of Katia Azteca that you will need to make your Crochet Flowers Shawl. Surround yourself with…