How to sew a Christmas stocking. Sewing tutorial for beginners with the Christmas collection

Christmas stocking

This holiday season we are featuring a tutorial that shows you how to sew a Christmas stocking. This is a simple project that can easily be made in an afternoon. Moreover, add your own decorations and accessories to create a unique and special touch to your home. Christmas stockings are a basic must-have item. Above all, for the little ones of the household who will be delighted to search inside them for sweets and gifts. Make more than one and get creative with different fabric and print combinations. Can’t you already imagine them hanging by the Christmas tree? You will…

Planned Colour Pooling Tutorial by FräuleinWollwunder: Make a unique crochet hat with only 1 ball of yarn

Planned Colour Pooling Tutorial

Hello, my name is Denise Karg and I’m a yarn addict. In fact, I think I’d need more than 150 years to use up my existing stash. In 2014 I started publishing all my crochet projects, yarns and accessories on my blog Fräulein Wollwunder. You can also find me on Instagram and Facebook. Moreover, I upload and share inspirational ideas and new trends every day. I just love trying new ideas! And often wish for more hands so I can crochet all the ideas I have in my head. 😉 As a result, I am sharing this Planned Colour Pooling tutorial…

Sewers, knitters and crocheters, take note of our new duffle bag, backpack and mini yarn holder bag patterns

padded backpack

Backpacks, handbags, bum bags, duffle bags, sewing boxes, toiletry bags, mini yarn holder bag…. we could go on forever and beyond. It goes without saying that we love accessories. Even more so if they have something to do with sewing, knitting or crocheting. As a result, we have added 3 more patterns to our collection this season. Moreover, we are showcasing our new fabric Waterproof which we combine with knitted sections made from our yarns. We know only too well that our passion for handicrafts inspires us to mix different techniques together. Fabrics and yarns go hand in hand when…

7 Katia Plus size patterns for knitting XL (16-18), XXL (20-22) and XXXL (24-26) garments

Katia Plus patterns

In each Katia Women’s magazine you find a wide range of knit and crochet patterns available from size M (8-10) to size XXL (20-22). However, we want to make sure you can knit your own clothes whatever your size is. Therefore, in Urban 102 magazine, we propose our Katia Plus patterns, a collection of XL (16-18), XXL (20-22) and XXXL (24-26) sizes knitwear. Katia Plus Patterns Knitting your project, feeling happy with the results and being excited about wearing the garment, which you’ve dedicated so much time to making, is our goal. Adapting certains models into all measurements and shapes is not always…

Pyjamas for boys and girls! Make the most of multiple jersey fabric options using the same pattern

Kids pyjamas pattern halloween

Most moms and dads would agree that kid’s pyjamas are one of the garments that get worn most during the winter months. True? Kids prefer to stay home and play indoors when it’s cold and rainy outside. Or curl up on the sofa watching a film and eating popcorn. Therefore, we wanted to include this basic in our sewing pattern range for the new Autumn-Winter collection. It is a two piece pattern with a T-shirt and pants with cuffs. Sizes range from 5 – 12 years. And the sewing level is intermediate. Pyjamas for kids We recommend using jersey knit…

Top-down sweater with round yoke and two color Jacquard Stitches by Knitting for Breakfast

Top-down sweater

We are Alessia and Fabia Taverna from  Knitting for Breakfast, two sisters with a true passion for knitting. We live in a small Italian town near the mountains and our main source of inspiration is the nature that surrounds us. All our designs arise from the contemplation of plants and flowers. Therefore, the colors and shapes of this top-down sweater are inspired by the sensations that the surrounding mountains convey to us. The green of our mountains is very intense and in autumn a fine mist wraps it. We have tried to convey the charm and the mystery of this…

Sew raincoats, rain hats, bibs and much more with the new Waterproof fabrics

Waterproof rain coat

This season we have introduced Waterproof fabrics into the new Autumn Winter collection. As a result, we are really excited about including them in our catalogue. Thanks to its water resistant properties, this fabric is perfect for all kinds of projects. For instance, raincoats, rain hats, bibs, toiletry bags, backpacks, etc. We have called the fabric Waterproof, but it can also be described as rainproof, laminated or oilcloth. The fabric is easy to sew and will not unravel or fray. Moreover, when you sew the waterproof fabric you do not need to worry about finishing off the seam edges. This…

Premium Designers Magazine: 7 knit and crochet patterns created by 3 European designers

Premium Designers Magazine

At Katia we’ve been designing knit and crochet garments for decades. Knowledgeable in the creative process, the one that transforms our yarns into unique pieces, we publish Premium Designers Magazine. Discover a project dedicated to designers of knitwear fashion and their designs. We invite you to make this series of knit and crochet patterns created by 3 European designers: Lisanne Multem from Happy Handmade Living, Katharina Henkel from Unikathiknits and Dario Tubiana from Rosso Cardinale. Learn about their stories and what inspires them through these 7 exclusive designs for Katia. Happy Handmade Living (Netherlands) My name is Lisanne Multem and…

6 new baby accessory patterns: Sew your own Maclaren buggy, Maxi-Cosi or Stokke chair covers

baby accessory patterns

For the new Autumn Winter season we have introduced a series of very practical and original baby accessories. How do you make a Maclaren buggy cover? Actually, it is very easy. Just follow the step by step instructions in our sewing patterns. Typically, baby accessories tend to stain easily. Hence, you can now sew your own with your favourite fabrics and prints. Jersey is an ideal choice. It is both soft and flexible, and adapts phenomenally to the curves and forms of different accessories. In addition, another suitable fabric is waterproof. This water resistant option is easy to wipe down…

3 colour combinations to knit your next Merino jumper using stripes, jacquard, granny squares…

colour combinations

Are you unsure about how to combine colours for your knit and crochet projects? Then take note of these 3 colour combinations. You can knit or crochet them using our wide range of Merino yarn. We suggest the following colour trends: cream and blue greens, beige and red or grey with violet and lilac. Choose the perfect colours from the balls of Katia Merino 100%, Basic Merino, Merino Aran and Merino Sport. 3 colour combinations To get you inspired, we are sharing this free knitting pattern. It features a between seasons jumper –Sweater Weather- with geometric motifs in jacquard stitch.  Moreover, optimize these colour combinations for…