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triangular shawl with sequins

If you want to learn how to knit an extremely special and original shawl, today is your lucky day! Because Alice @brezelbutter shares step-by-step instructions on how to knit the Cozy Protector shawl. Without a doubt, this triangular shawl with sequins and cables is a magical and inspiring design. A protective shield created by Alice “to lift everyone’s spirits, especially during tough times like these, to not lose hope and be…

Stay at Home trend

Sweatshirts, oversized sweaters and cozy cardigans to stay at home in comfort. The 42 designs for men, women, and the home included in the Katia Sport 108 magazine follow the Stay at Home trend, caused by our current situation. Cheerful and simple ideas to combat sad days with comfy knitwear, ideal to keep warm at home. We also present some ideas to decorate your home and make it cozier. And…

loop yarn

Are you crazy about anything handmade, yet find it difficult to get started and create something on your own? Well, not for any longer. Even with no experience at all, the Katia Magic Ring makes it easy for everyone to knit and crochet. Make your first crochet project quickly, comfortably and fun with this easy-to-knit loop yarn. Or, if you prefer knitting, make your own knitting project easily, thanks to…

bottom-up colorwork sweater

The year is coming to an end. Do you need inspiration for your New Year’s resolutions? This 2022, we encourage you to go one step further and challenge you with a new knitting project for you to learn some techniques! So, we suggest downloading the free Confetti Sweater pattern available in 8 sizes —from size XS to 4XL— as a PDF at katia.com. This is a Nordic-inspired design, a must-knit…

how to cast on

As with any other project using two needles, the first step is to cast on the stitches. There are various methods you can use to do this for both straight needles and circular needles. Learn how to cast on in 6 different ways with our videos: Long Tail, Tubular, Twisted German Method, Knitted, Turkish, and Judy’s Magic Cast On. Take note of tips or advice for employing these techniques, depending on the type of…

French wool of 20-21 microns

Katia Arles Merino is a 20-21 microns yarn from southern France. Therefore, you are discovering an authentic French wool with more than 200 years of history and tradition. We have joined forces with local farmers who are passionate about this exclusive 100% Merino yarn. Enjoy this high-quality yarn made in France, knitting our 6 patterns included in the Arles Merino monographic magazine. This magazine is available as a downloadable PDF in 2…

Checkered prints

Essentials magazine is back with an updated edition! Discover 3 of the season’s trends, 4 timeless basic pieces and 8 plus size patterns among the 32 designs for women that you can knit with the new Essentials 107 magazine. This catalogue includes checkered prints, the attractive gray scale, the colorwork yokes and the basic patterns. Surprise yourself by making the most of the Katia yarns most knitted by the Katia…

oversized triangular shawl

Get ready to feel the beauty of fall on your needles with the Equinozio oversized shawl! We invite you to our Knit-Along Katia international Facebook group to participate in the next Katia Equinozio KAL. Discover, along with thousands of knitting fans, how to knit the Equinozio oversized triangular shawl. An exclusive knit pattern designed by @_knittingforbreakfast_. Enjoy the softness, warmth and new colors of our Super Merino wool, while you…

gifts for knitters and crocheters

This post is for you if you’re looking for ideas to gift and amaze relatives and friends who love knitting and crochet this Christmas. If you want to get your Christmas presents right or make that special someone’s birthday memorable, take note of these 5 gifts for knitters and crocheters. Discover a selection of affordable and collectible little presents such as books, magazines, and notions, perfect for secret Santa, for…

workshops in stores

If you are looking for stores near you where they teach knitting, crochet or sewing classes, take note! Because the new Katia Workshops are coming. We present a series of workshops in stores to learn how to make 3 interesting projects for women, children, and babies. Discover new stitches and techniques, while receiving personalized attention and professional advice from the store owners. No matter what your current level of expertise…