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Learn Jacquard Crochet with our Crochet your Story book cover

Learn Jacquard Crochet

Are you ready to crochet your own story? Then why not learn Jacquard Crochet and make this very hipster crochet book cover. At Katia we adore Book Day! We are always inspired by new, amusing and easy ideas to celebrate the union between books and the handmade. On this occasion we are sharing a crochet pattern so that you can make the Crochet your Story book cover. You only need a few balls of Katia Fair Cotton and a size D3 (3 mm) crochet hook. Download the pattern and follow the simple instructions (we recommend that you print the graphs). Learn…

Spring Bag CAL. Join the group to follow the tutorial and videos by MissDIY!

Spring Bag CAL

Whether you want to learn how to crochet or you already know how to do it, we invite you to become a part of our Spring Bag CAL. We propose that you follow the step by step instructions to make an easy, fun and practical crochet bag using a few balls of Katia Capri and Capri Plus. In order to do this, we are pleased to have the collaboration of Ester from MissDIY who has prepared a series of videos and a complete crochet pattern. Join our group on Facebook Crochet-Along #KatiaSpringBag! We are going to publish a new video every week (Spanish/English) and the Spring…

Crochet XL with Santa Pazienzia: Make a beautiful crochet blanket in fan stitch

Crochet XL

Easy, fun to do, quick to make… this is what Crochet XL by Estefanía González and her Santa Pazienzia project is about. If you’re looking for crochet projects that allow you to continue learning and to relax you during your spare time, there’s no doubt that you should follow Santa Pazienzia. Estefanía is a crocheter who enjoys every stitch, but “I’m also thankful when a project has advanced considerably in an afternoon”. With this philosophy in mind she’s sharing her Crochet XL pattern, showing how to make a gorgeous blanket in fan stitch, with us on Craft Lovers. The fan stitch creates a…

14 new yarns Spring Summer 2018 by Katia to fall in love with and win a very special prize

We know it’s cold out there, but it’s February, the month of love. You know, San Valentine’s… a perfect reason to get to know new yarns, fall in love and dream of future DIY projects. Therefore, today we are presenting 14 new Katia Spring Summer 2018 yarns. Take note! Multicolour cottons, tape yarns, which are lighter than t.shirt yarns, and the best selection of natural fibres or recycled yarns are just some of our proposals so that you can knit with love, of course. So, do you want to know more about our Spring Summer 2018 yarns? Well then, continue reading… and if it’s…

DIY ideas for Carnival: 3 recognisable and fun easy crochet costumes for little adventurers

crochet costumes

Do you need some help with your little adventurer’s Carnival costume? Once again, we find our inspiration in universal literature and we are proposing 3 recognisable and fun easy crochet costumes. Chose your favourite adventurer, prepare your crochet hook and get yourself some balls of Katia Canada. Follow our crochet patterns to create the accessories for brave Little Red Riding Hood’s cape and basket; the powerful Magician Merlin’s starry hat, white beard and wand; a daring Pirate’s tricorn hat, eyepatch and sharp sword. Have you got everything you need in your basket? Well then, in an abracadabra!… we’re going to make these…

You are going to fall in love! Botties: how to easily make some really cosy crochet booties using 2 balls of Katia

Botties

Valentine’s Day is getting near and our love of crochet is growing more and more, especially when we discover exciting projects like Botties. Be prepared because you are going to fall in love with these crochet boots made from  Katia Azteca, and with the story of this young German brand. Behind Botties are Isabelle, a designer from Pforzheim, and her mother Claudine, a craft lover. Since the time when she was a design student, Isabelle has been developing her footwear concept, which became reality in 2017 thanks to her mother’s hobby of crochet. Now you know why we are in love with these crochet…

Katia Babystories: learn how to knit baby clothes with 28 easy designs

Katia Babystories

Travel through the kingdom of children’s fairytales with our Katia Babystories magazine. Learn to knit baby clothes with the 28 designs inspired by Little Red Riding Hood. Discover this range of easy patterns made up of square shapes and simple stitches. Katia Babystories is intended for you if you want to learn how to knit, or if you already know but prefer to make up easy and quick patterns. Knit baby clothes in modern designs and colours with ease. Once upon a time… Katia Babystories Learn to knit with Katia Babystories: blankets, jumpers, ponchos, hats, baby booties, dresses, trousers, waistcoats or jackets. And of…

Top 10 knit and crochet garments 2017. Which ones have been the most popular designs of the year?

Top 10 favourite knit

Here comes the New Year! But for the moment, we can only tell you that it’s going to be full of lots of new ideas from Katia. But without rushing too much, – you know, with that slow knitting spirit whereby we’ll let you know all in good time. So for now, why not subscribe to our newsletter and this blog to keep you up to date with all the latest news.  We’re going to make our farewell to 2017 as it deserves, by remembering some of our favourite garments. Do you want to know which ones have been the…

Perfect Colour Cycle: knit an identical degrade with every ball of Infinity, Melody, Infinity Shawl and Scala

Perfect Colour Cycle

Leave you needles to one side for a moment and press Play! In this video you’re going to discover what the Perfect Colour Cycle is: the latest innovation incorporated in our yarns. Amongst our Katia Autumn Winter 2017/2018 novelties you’ll find 4 yarns with this novel technology: Katia Infinity, Melody, Infinity Shawl and Scala. So, what makes these 4 yarns so special? Well, on the one hand, the Perfect Colour Cycle assures an identical degrade colour effect in all of the balls of yarn; it also guaranties a progressive and perfect colour transition between the colours; and lastly, each ball starts and finishes with the same colour. That means,…

That 70’s Show knit and crochet cushions designed by Lehandmade using Katia Merino-Lino

That 70's Show cushions

Welcome to our new Craft Lovers! On this occasion, the protagonist of our favourite section is Emilie from Lehandmade. This french self taught knitter and crocheter -located in Madrid- is sharing a very televisual project: That 70’s Show Cushions. Emelie’s hands and head have created two cushion covers which we are sure are going to touch your heart. As the project name indicates, the cushions have been inspired by the That 70’s Show television series. Whether you know this series or not, the patterns for these knit and crochet cushion covers will have you hooked all the same. Of course, count on the special…