How to make a crochet coat: super pattern and video tutorial by Ahuyama Crochet

crochet coat

Hello to all you Katia crocheters out there! I’m Helena from Ahuyama Crochet and I want to show you how to make a crochet coat. I’ve wanted to do a crochet coat like this for a very long time. Firstly, because I fancied doing something different; and secondly, because there’s nothing better than a garment made using our own fair hands. After giving it a lot of consideration –the idea of making a crochet coat is a little bit daunting, don’t you think?– I got to work. And, the good news is that it actually doesn’t take that long to make a crochet coat!…

3 monstrous amigurumi to crochet with Katia Washi this Halloween. Let’s picnic with the Monstrous Family!

monstrous amigurumi

Get your checked blanket ready and fill up your basket with balls of Katia Washi… We’re going on a picnic with the Monstrous Family! We present Grin, Ranja and Lali, 3 adorable monstrous amigurumi. There’s no doubting that they make monstrously fun playmates for kids. We hope that these monstrous amigurumis live a thousand adventures with the tiny tots, before, during and after Halloween. And, of course, that you enjoy creating these likeable little crochet toys using Katia Washi. 3 monstrous amigurumi Where to start? First, download the Monstrous Family pattern. In the pattern you’ll find the instructions explaining how you make the 3 crochet monstrous amigurumi. You’ll also…

Learn Ebony Stitch and knit a beautiful jumper designed by Lisallu using Katia Merino Super-Sport

Learn Ebony Stitch

Learn ebony stitch because Lisallu has done it again… she’s designed another beautiful knit jumper. And, once again, she’s sharing the complete pattern to knit her Ébène Jumper. It’s true! We love her designs for lots of different reasons. For both her choice of colour as well as the yarns she uses for her elegant jumpers. For example, for her first Craft Lovers design she knitted the Érable jumper using Katia Merino 100% in a fashionable earth brown colour. This time, she’s gone for the infallible colour black in Katia Merino Super-Sport. There’s no doubt that this is a very comfortable woman’s knit jumper which is ideal for…

Publish a design made by you in our Easy Knits magazine, take part in the II Katia Designers Awards

Publish a design Easy Knits magazine

We want to publish a design made by you in our next Katia Easy Knits magazine. Therefore, we propose that you take part in the II Katia Designers Awards. We’re returning after the incredibly positive experience of the first edition of our competition. Then, the level of participation and the quality of the designs presented surpassed all of our expectations. In this second competition we’re proposing two different categories: Women’s Fashion and Accessories-Home. So this time, the Katia Design Team will choose two winning models, one from each category. Both patterns, knit or crochet, will be included in the Katia Easy Knits Autumn Winter 18/19 magazine. Bring out the designer in…

Craft Lovers ♥ DIY Decoration with Colours of Life: X-Treme Cushion and Stool Cover

DIY Decoration

In this Craft Lovers, Colours of Life proposes two very easy DIY Decoration ideas for your home. Stefanie van Wendel de Joode is a technical designer who collaborates with Dutch decoration magazines and teaches in schools. 5 years ago she began her journey as Colours of Life: whereby she combines her technical formation with the creative environment of her family. Stefanie clearly enjoys creating her own decorative pieces for the home. For her, it’s important to be familiar with the materials she uses in her designs. Therefore, for this special DIY Decoration, she’s chosen Katia X-Treme. Get ready! Create a cushion and a stool cover…

How to knit and crochet with the 45 patterns featured in the new Katia Easy Knits magazine. Only basic stitches!

Easy Knits

If you think that learning to knit or crochet is impossible for you, pay attention! We’re going to show you how to knit and crochet thanks to the 45 easy patterns featured in the new Katia Easy Knits magazine. Our proposals include hats, scarves, gloves, neck warmers, waistcoats and very comfortable jumpers and ponchos that are both contemporary and youthful. Do you want to make an original bag or a fun rucksack? You’ll also find these patterns in Katia Easy Knits, as well as some practical crochet covers for laptops and mobiles. Keep reading… we still haven’t finished! And finally, add that ‘handmade’ touch…

Do you also knit or crochet with Katia yarns during the summer? Take part in our #SummerKatia competition

Katia yarns

UPDATE 04/09/2017 ¡Enhorabuena @amarmolvarela! Eres la ganadora de nuestro sorteo #SummerKatia. Esperamos que disfrutes de las revistas e hilos Katia. ¡Muchas gracias a todos por participar! 🌞 Congratulations ! You are the winner of our #SummerKatia prize draw. We hope that you’ll enjoy our batch of #Katiamagazines and #yarns. Thank you so much for taking part! 🌞 Félicitations ! Vous êtes la gagnante de notre tirage au sort #SummerKatia. Nous espérons que vous profiterez bien de catalogues et de #filsKatia. Merci beaucoup à tous pour votre participation ! 🌞 #madewithKatia #KatiaCotton #crochet #uncinetto #hakeln #ganchillo Raffle link: https://www.sortea2.com/versorteo/summerkatia-giveaway_203920 Una publicación…

Discover 4 Autumn Winter 17/18 colour trends featured in our new yarns and Katia Concept magazine

Autumn Winter 17/18 colour trends

Do you know what the Autumn Winter 17/18 Colour Trends are? We’re going to show you here with the help of the new Katia yarns and the models in the Katia Concept 4 magazine. Camel & Toasted, Khakis, Emerald Petroleum and Mid Blue are our Autumn Winter 17/18 colour trends proposals. 4 fashion colours that you’ll find in the balls of yarn from Concept by Katia. Colour ranges, which furthermore, you can appreciate in this selection of knit and crochet garments in our new Katia Concept 4 magazine. Without doubt, a must-knit and must-crochet selection: designs that we recommend for you to make this season. Feel the pleasure of knitting and crocheting with natural…

Hand knit kids fashion back to school with Katia Kids 83

Hand knit kids fashion

Rucksack, pencil case, notebooks, exercise books, pencils… Have you got everything for the return to school? Well now it’s time to get the little ones closet ready for the new school year. Get your needles ready! Hand knit kids fashion back to school with Katia Kids 83. Hats with pom poms, ponchos with hoods, jumpers with motifs, bicolour jackets, striped dresses or waistcoats in furry textures. Discover 46 designs for girls and boys, with instructions to knit them, for sizes 2-4 years and 10-12 years. Hand knit kids fashion and go back to school in a simple, accessible and joyful way. Therefore, in…

New Katia Autumn Winter 2017 / 2018 Collection: all the latest news on yarns, magazines and trends

Autumn Winter 2017 / 2018

Turn on the air conditioning or take a seat next to the fan… because here comes the new Katia Autumn Winter 2017 / 2018 Collection. Surprise! We are really looking forward to introducing you to our 36 new yarns, so that you can make your own knit and crochet garments. Of course, we’ll be helping you to find inspiration in the 9 Katia magazines with 444 designs for you, for all your family and for your home. And lastly, discover what the 3 Katia trends are for Autumn Winter 2017 / 2018. There’s so much more! But for now, we invite you to get…