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Learn to sew a dinosaur backpack with a Katia Fabrics panel and make a matching crochet Dino Hat

sew a dinosaur backpack

Back to school, hatchlings! If at home you are fascinated by dinosaurs, save this post in your Favorites or on your Pinterest board. Here are two back-to-school projects for the coolest accessories. On the one hand, our sewing video tutorial teaches you how to turn a Dinosaur Bag panel into a dinosaur backpack. And, on the other hand, here is a free Dino Hat crochet pattern created by Gallimelmas with Katia Alabama. Surprise the youngest members of the family with a hat and backpack set with a fun dinosaur design.  Dinosaur backpack video tutorial  Take note of the materials needed and follow the step-by-step instructions provided in the video. We show you how to make…

Summer Comfort giveaway, video tutorial and free pattern by MissDIY to make a convertible crochet bikini-swimsuit

crochet bikini-swimsuit

Without a doubt, crochet bikinis are one of the star projects this summer. If you were thinking of making your own, you’ve found the perfect post to learn how to make a crochet bikini. And if you like swimsuits better, this is also for you! Because Ester from MissDIY shows you how to easily transform a bikini into a crochet swimsuit. Do you fancy wearing a swimsuit 100% handmade by you on your holidays? Download the free pattern for the Kala Bikini-Swimsuit available as a PDF at katia.com and follow the video tutorial. You just need 4 balls of Katia…

Summer giveaway and free pattern! Win balls of Harmonia to make the Sunset Glow crochet top by Blazenka

sunset glow crochet top

Celebrate summer with the Sunset Glow crochet top by Blazenka @blagecrochetdesign! Enjoy the new free pattern designed by Blazenka Simic-Boro, the designer that won the hearts of so many crochet fans with her Eurybia sweater. Do you remember? If you loved her sweater suggestion for winter, we encourage you to make this new design this summer. The Sunset Glow top is made with Katia Harmonia, a light 100% cotton yarn with the perfect color gradient. Download this free pattern —a Katia exclusive— to start creating your crochet top from sizes S to 3XL. Do you want to win the materials…

Step-by-step video and free pattern to make a macramé bag with 2 bobbins of Macramé Cord Fine

macramé bag

If you are looking for tutorials to make an easy macramé bag, here you can find out how to make this summer accessory with just 2 bobbins of our new Macramé Cord Fine. You have a date on July 7 2021 with Lucía from @knittingtheskyline on our YouTube channel. Subscribe and click the bell to be notified! We share a new step-by-step video tutorial and free PDF pattern to learn how to make a macramé shoulder bag with fringe. Wear your customized bag this summer! 5 reasons to make a macramé bag Generous size. This bag is the perfect size…

Discover the small universe of Cotton In Love: new yarn and magazine with 8 patterns for mothers and babies

Cotton In Love: giveaway

Cotton In Love, the new yarn by Concept by Katia, comes with a monographic magazine with 8 designs for mothers and babies. Enter this universe of pink, lilac and orange tones. Designs created to share a mother’s love for her child. Discover women’s jackets, sweaters and vests, as well as baby pullovers, cardigans and rompers. All knit with Cotton In Love, a versatile yarn that is easy to work with. These designs show off the stitches splendidly. Its comfortable texture makes this cotton-Merino a perfect yarn to knit the most special pieces for an unforgettable moment: maternity. Egyptian cotton and…

11 Crochet Home Decor Patterns: lamps, baskets, potholders, cushions, table set…

crochet coasters

Happy home is a handmade home! Crochet accessories fit in with any style of interior design. Choose matching colors that fit your interior and add a unique and personal touch to any home. Here you can find a list of chic and stylish crochet home decor ideas, including lamps, baskets, potholders, cushions and table sets. They are perfect for home items and make a great housewarming gift for friends and family. All these patterns are made with our yarns from our Home Line. You can find 10 of the 11 crochet home decor patterns in Casual 106 magazine and also…

Learn how to weave a poncho on a rigid heddle loom with SeaCell Cotton with the video and tutorial by Tunki Crafts

how to weave a poncho

Do other textile techniques spark your curiosity? In this Craft Lovers, discover how to weave a poncho on a rigid heddle loom with Blanca from Tunki Crafts. “The Pukapanti Poncho is ideal both to wear with a top underneath, on cooler days, and directly against your skin. We suggest working with SeaCell Cotton to make a soft, comfortable garment that takes care of your skin. The perfect project for long spring and summer days”. Without a doubt, the result is exquisite, and the weaving technique is truly fascinating. Try it out for yourself! Just watch the video that goes with…

Crochet is the King of Summer! Download these 7 free crochet patterns now to get ready for the holidays

free crochet

In summer, crochet is king! Carry a few balls of yarn, your crochet hooks in your project bag and enjoy your free time without any complications. Holidays are for relaxing after all! Therefore, we suggest you download these 7 free crochet patterns to make bikinis, tops, bags, shawls and scarves. These summer projects are full of color and fun to make. You just need a few balls of Katia yarns: Summer Comfort, Fair Cotton, EKOS, Belvedere, Harmonia, Fair Cotton Craft 175 or Cotton-Cashmere Degradé. If you’re still wondering what to crochet this summer, here are some easy ideas to choose…

Sylvie Wrap by @esmeandaven: Follow this free pattern to crochet a comfortable belted cardigan for girls

belted wrap cardigan

Hello! My name is Brynnan Foster and live in Chicago with my husband and four children. I am the owner of Esme & Aven, an online children’s boutique offering handmade clothing. Esme & Aven began as a way to pursue my passion for crochet and sewing. I am inspired by my children to create modern, beautiful, and comfortable garments. I have completed a small collection and work to add quality pieces to my library of patterns. One of my favorite parts of design is finding the perfect yarn. I love to travel and find new brands to collect as souvenirs.…

5 keys to creating your own sustainable fashion: more quality, customization, eco-friendly yarns, upcycling…

sustainable fashion:

Quality, creativity and sustainability! Do you keep these three words in mind when purchasing yarn and fabrics? The crafting community is becoming more and more interested in the source of materials, something that we celebrate here at Katia. For years, we have developed an ECO line of sustainable, recycled and fair-trade yarns. If you are also on the path to reducing the amount of clothes you buy and making yourself a 100% handmade wardrobe, carry on reading! In this post, we share 5 keys to creating your own sustainable fashion, as well as everything about our most eco-friendly yarns. 5…