Zero Waste Kits EKOS Collection: 12 crochet projects to start transforming yours into a sustainable home

Zero Waste Kits

Small gestures change the world. For this reason, here are 12 small ideas to start transforming yours into a sustainable home that is environmentally friendly. Adopting an organic lifestyle is one way to take care of the planet. We help you do so with a Zero Waste Kits collection with home wear products created by @bykaterinadesigns with EKOS, the most sustainable yarn. If you want to live plastic-free, consume responsibly, and reuse to avoid generating more waste… Get your crochet hook, some balls of Katia EKOS, and start creating a better future today!  Small zero waste projects, big changes  Discover how to…

Learn how to sew the world map children’s panel with the new Canvas Slim fabric

world map panel

Today we sew together an educational panel of the most fun, the Ice Cream World. An original world map children’s panel and 18 animal figures to place and play on it. We have recorded the process, so you can see how easy it is to sew it. In one afternoon you will have it ready to enjoy. It is made of the new Canvas Slim, a resistant fabric that is very comfortable to sew. If you want to know the rest of the panels of the new Spring Summer 2021 collection, visit the blog post HERE. Decorate and learn with this…

Sign up for the Katia Workshops! Learn 4 different knit projects in the workshops organized by your local stores

Katia Workshops

Do you want to learn how to knit a project from start to finish? If you are looking for stores near you where they teach knitting classes, this post will interest you … Because Katia Workshops are coming! Together with the valuable collaboration of the stores, we present a series of knitting workshops. In these workshops, you will learn how to knit 4 interesting projects for women, children, and babies. Discover new stitches, techniques, or different yarn creations, while receiving personalized attention and professional advice from the store owners. No matter what your current level of expertise is, these workshops…

12 plus size patterns you can knit and crochet with the new Katia Casual 106 magazine this spring

plus size patterns

Prepare your cotton balls, knit happily and enjoy the result with pride knitting this holiday! We combine style and practicality in Katia Casual 106 magazine to inspire you with fresh and modern ideas. Here are 12 large size crochet and knitting patterns available in our Casual 106 magazine or to download in PDF format on our web. We propose you 54 new knitting and crochet patterns for women, men and also to decorate your home. We really hope that you like this selection of plus size patterns! Tell us in the comments, which garment you would like to knit or to crochet this spring.  12 plus…

Very easy fabric shawl with the new Sari fabrics by Änni Sews

annie sews shawl tutorial

It is the time of scarves and shawls. Fill your wardrobe with color this spring. Learn how to sew a fabric shawl in less than 1 hour. For this, you need a suitable fabric that is natural, light, drape, and pleasant to the touch. You are lucky, in the new FLY SS21 collection we have several fabrics with these characteristics: sari, Panama, muslin, bambula and plumeti. A very easy and fast pattern to make. Download any of the 3 free patterns that we have on our website HERE. And learn how to finish the edges with a very special guest: Änni Sews.…

6 tips to easily follow Katia magazine patterns and knit your next project with confidence

tips to easily follow Katia magazine patterns

As the saying goes: “All roads lead to Rome”, we all know how to apply it to our handicraft universe, right? There are more ways to knit than there are knitters in the world! Ok, we are probably exaggerating, but the truth is there are so many ways to learn how to knit. There are different ways to hold your needles: continental style or English, Portuguese, etc. Even stitch names can change in certain regions and languages. Still, everyone has their own ways, habits and preferences for knitting. These are often a combination of inherited knowledge, workshops, YouTube videos or…

With the new SS21 ready-to-sew panels, easily create t-shirts, sweatshirts and even fun toys, backpacks, bags and cushions

baby set of T-shirt and pants

This spring-summer 2021 season we have added new ready-to-sew panels to our collection for all tastes and ages. From a baby cot mobile or a bowling game to a beautiful hooded sweatshirt or a tote bag for the beach. We keep our classics to make short-sleeved t-shirts and cushions for your home. In most of them, you will find the steps indicated in the 6 languages, with shapes and marks to cut and sew each piece. You can download the pattern and instructions for the short-sleeved shirt for free on our website from here for little and kids sizes. Patterns…

If you are looking for easy knitting patterns for girls, take a look at this selection of 10 designs for your little ones

easy knitting patterns for girls

Are you looking for easy knitting patterns for girls and boys? Discover 30 crochet and knitting patterns for kids and fill the summer with color with the refreshing and fun projects in the new Katia Kids 97 Magazine. We propose knitting ideas for all styles and levels. You’ll find original jacquard prints easily knitted with just one ball of thread and subtle color gradients in pure cotton. If you are looking for easy knitting patterns for kids clothing, take a look at this selection of 10 designs for girls. Relax, have fun and start choosing your next knitting pattern. Surprise…

In The Mood Blanket, bring color to your feelings: 4 flower granny squares to make a crochet mood blanket

flower granny squares

This year, like last year, it’s unlikely that we can get together to celebrate World Wide Knit in Public Day. But nothing can stop us from celebrating in our own way! For this reason, we invite you to create your own In The Mood Blanket, with the Katia community on Instagram, a project designed by Lucía @knittingtheskyline for @katiayarns. From now until June 12, we suggest making a crochet mood blanket. Represent your emotions with Katia yarns in different colors, make pretty flower granny squares and share them with the world through the #inthemoodblanket hashtag. Follow the flower granny square charts…

Learn how to sew a summer dress with @nairamkitty’s free pattern and step-by-step video

summer dress tutorial

Marian, better known as @nairamkitty in social media, participates again in our blog this time to teach us how to sew a summer dress with the new Rustic Cotton fabrics. A new 100% cotton fabric with a slightly rough look that gives it that special rustic touch. Fresh, light, and easy to sew with which you can make dresses, pants, dungarees, and even home accessories such as cushions or aprons. You can also use any of the Rustic Cotton, both plain and printed, to make this project. A beginner-level project where you will learn many sewing techniques: how to sew…