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100 Baby and Kids knitting patterns for a 100% handmade back to school season

Baby and Kids knitting patterns

The August days pass by… and before you know it, it’s back to school! So why not get ready for the new school year with these 100 Baby and Kids knitting patterns. Enter into katia.com or visit your nearest Katia store to take a look at our two new fashion knitting magazines for kids and babies: Katia Baby 86 and Katia Kids 87. Discover simple print effect coats, pretty striped dresses, hats with pom poms, comfortable oversize jumpers etc. As many as 100 garments and accessories for a 100% handmade back to school season! Baby and Kids knitting patterns We…

Katia Yarns Autumn Winter 18/19: Discover 18 new yarns and enter our prize giveaway

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How are the holidays going? We hope they are going well and that you are enjoying knitting or crocheting somewhere out in the open air. Great, because we want you to discover 18 Katia yarns from the new Autumn Winter 2018 / 2019 collection. There are lots of new things (as many as 35), but for now we are going to talk to you about knitting and crocheting in a big way with XXL yarns. Then there’s also the arrival of our new balls of cake yarn which are perfect for making all kinds of accessories. And of course, we…

Learn how to make a simple raffia Tote Bag using the video and the Knit and Love crochet pattern

raffia Tote Bag

Get two balls of Katia Raphia ready to make a simple raffia Tote Bag. It’s so easy! You only have to follow the step by step video and the crochet pattern created by Sonia Ribas of Knit and Love. For this lover of DIY, all things handmade are like “a therapy that help us connect with our inner selves”. This project unites two of her passions: crochet and sewing. Sonia explains that she got started making things by hand “thanks to her mother’s sewing machine”. That’s why you are also going to learn how to make a lining for your raffia…

Crochet Mother Daughter: Girl’s Dress by Samanta Fornino and Granny Waistcoat by Maria Mirt

Crochet Mother Daughter

We are Samanta Fornino (Follow the Crochet) and Maria Mirt (I mieilavoriall’uncinetto) and we want to present you with this crochet Mother Daughter set. We’ve called this project, comprised of two crochet garments made from Katia Capri Plus and Katia Polynesia, Mini Me. We love the combination of these two yarns! On the one hand, because of the bright strong Capri Plus colours; and on the other hand, because of the delicate Polynesia colour range. Follow our crochet Mother Daughter tutorials and discover how easy it is to make this dress and waistcoat set. Of course, we’d also like to…

Organise your needles and hooks with our knit & crochet kit pattern. Learn how to sew it yourself and have fun with our second SAL!

Many Katia Fabrics followers are already faithful followers of Katia Yarns, which is why you are going to love this project that we’re going to show you an awesome knit & crochet kit pattern. Made from our S/S 2018 fabrics, to organize all your crochet hooks and knitting needles. An ideal sewing project for beginners that’s so easy to make with the help of our step by step instructions. This is the second challenge that we’ve created for our Sew-Along Katia Facebook Group. The first Sew Along was the baby project featuring the dungaree and hat set and we are…

‘Diario de Naii’, ‘Sasha_secondo piano’ and ‘Point barre’ on our Sew with Katia Tour

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We present our very first sewing TOUR “Sew with Katia”. KATIA FABRICS TOUR: Sew with Katia A route where international bloggers, who are passionate about sewing, show us their projects using Katia Fabrics patterns and fabrics. A different way to inspire. ‘Diario de Naii’: Sew with Katia Let’s start with Naii (@diariodenaii), a Brasilian who is an architect by profession but has been based in beautiful Galicia for some years now. She is passionate about both sewing and her kids, for whom she sews most of her projects. In her blog she shares all her projects and furthermore, you can…

How to knit a kimono in only one piece with Ana Martin, winner of the Katia Designers Awards 2

How to knit a kimono

Do you want to know how to knit a kimono in only one piece? Then why not learn how to knit this summer’s key item with Ana Martin, winner of the Katia Designers Awards 2. We know this young Basque designer thanks to her participation in the second edition of our competition. In fact, you’ll find her design, winner of the Accessories-Home category, in our next Katia Easy Knits magazine. Meanwhile, we are thrilled to be able to dedicate this Craft Lovers to Ana Martin and her Deba Kimono pattern. With this knitting pattern we are all set to learn…

Katia Fabrics at the IV DIY Hunters Day

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On the 16th June this year we took part in the IV DIY Hunters Day in Madrid. An event organised by the magazine YO DONA and the HANBOX community where we thoroughly enjoyed the essence of DIY. DIY Hunters Day On this 4th Edition the guys from Handbox organized an inspiring event full of creativity at the Madrid Hub. Two interesting talks took place. The first was given by Sami Garra who showed us the importance of promoting personality in a very special way. And the second by Susana Torralbo who talked about the importance of the well known concept…

How to make a crochet Beach Bag made from Katia Washi. Learn, share and have fun with our CAL!

crochet Beach Bag

This summer we’re showing you how to make a crochet Beach Bag made from Katia Washi. A really cool project using jacquard stitch crochet as the key feature of the bags geometric design. This is the third crochet challenge that we’ve proposed in our Katia Crochet-Along Facebook group. After the practical Spring Bag and the YarnWoman super pattern, the amazing Sun, Sea & Crochet Bag, designed by Emilie from Lehandmade, has arrived. Proudly show off this beach bag, made by you, this summer! We’ve asked the Facebook Group members their opinion and this is the second most voted project. So you can see that we take the Group’s…

10 easy elegant knitwear designs using our carefully selected natural yarns from Concept by Katia

easy elegant knitwear

Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance is a quote from the French designer Coco Chanel. In this post, we are going to use a selection of 10 easy elegant knitwear designs to illustrate this phrase. To do so, we invite you to discover these designs in our Katia Concept 5 magazine: simple forms, on trend fashion colours and basic stitches for knitting versatile exquisite garments with personality. Not forgetting, of course, the key role played by the Concept by Katia materials: a carefully selected range of natural yarns for the choosiest of knitters. Without further ado, here are the key points…