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New Universal crochet pattern: Baby sack in Katia Bambi designed by Knitting Sheep

Universal crochet pattern: Baby sack

We are collaborating with Carolina Damonte from Knitting Sheep once again to bring you a charmingly different and very comprehensive project: the baby sack #CandyBabySack. If you like small challenges, you are going to enjoy this Universal baby sack crochet pattern. So, what exactly is a Universal pattern? We explain more below. However, the best thing you can do is download the free pattern and try it. Furthermore, learn to follow these instructions and you will soon see that it is easier than you think! As always, we love to read your comments and experiences about our Katia yarns patterns…

Made with Katia 2019 Contest: Share photos of your handmade projects on Instagram with #2019Katia

Made with Katia 2019

When December 31 comes around do you take stock of the year that’s ending? We want to encourage you to remember those projects made with Katia that have made you happy in 2019. What about if you review your last 12 months by sharing all the knit, crochet and sewing projects you’ve made with Katia?  Enter our contest Made with Katia 2019! Publish photos of your creations on Instagram using the hashtag #2019Katia before January 10, 2020. Tell us in the description which project you’ve made and which Katia yarns and Fabrics you used. For every photo you get an opportunity to be entered…

How to knit with circular needles: advantages, tips and patterns to knit seamless accessories

knit with circular needles

Are you a bit nervous about knitting with straight needles? Do you suffer when you have to sew the parts of a knitted garment together? If your answers are affirmative, we recommend that you learn to knit with circular needles. The advantages of these knitting needles joined to a cable are numerous. As a result, more and more knitters are only using circular needles. One key reason is that they are so convenient and comfortable to work with. Furthermore, you don’t need to turn the work at the end of a row. They promote a more relaxed body and arm…

Make your first handmade jumper! 10 easy knit and crochet pullovers for beginners

jumpers for beginners

Have you recently started to learn how to knit or crochet? If so, you probably have a hat, scarf or mobile phone cover on your list of projects to do. We share lots of home ideas and accessories in our Katia magazines and on the website. Furthermore, these models are quick to make using large size needles and chunky yarns. However, what about putting your skills to the test and making a bigger garment? In fact, we want to motivate you to knit or crochet your first jumper!  If you think this is a difficult and timely project… think again. These…

Make a crochet plant pot or Christmas tree basket with the Handmadejolie’s free pattern

crochet plant pot

My name is Mariska van der Neut, and I am behind Handmadejolie. My love for crochet started when I lived in Sweden for a few years. I prefer to work with natural shades such as white, gray, sand and taupe. By combining several yarns together, you sometimes get a surprising result. I like to try out new things and share my designs on my website, on Facebook and Instagram. I especially like to design home decor items, clothing and accessories. Next spring my first book will be published with more than 25 crochet and knitting projects and beautiful interior photos.…

Make this easy Crochet Flowers Shawl by Atty van Norel using only 3 balls of Katia Azteca

Crochet Flower Shawl

Combat the cold with flowers, and we mean a lot of crochet flowers! We propose that you make this Crochet Flower Shawl created by Atty van Norel from the Netherlands. This design was the star attraction among the attendees of our recent KreaDoe at the creative salon in Utrecht. As a result, we want to share the wholehearted enthusiasm that we experienced there with the Dutch crocheters. First, we invite you to download the free pattern. Then, choose the colour of the 3 balls of Katia Azteca that you will need to make your Crochet Flowers Shawl. Surround yourself with…

New Katia All Seasons Magazine: 24 knit designs to wear all year round for 3 generations of women

New Katia All Seasons Magazine

The new Katia All Seasons magazine arrives when the effects of global warming are creating the current uncertainty seasonal temperatures. So you can find 24 knit designs suitable for all 12 months of the year. In this case, three generations of women are the stars of this exquisite Katia CONCEPT natural fibres collection. Discover a carefully curated selection of 4 seasons patterns to knit shawls, jumpers and jackets for women and girls. The Katia CONCEPT yarns chosen to make each garment definitely stand out in the All Seasons collection: Cotton-Yak, Cotton-Cashmere, Silky Lace, Duomo, plus the 2 new qualities Ultrasoft…

Download 20 free and easy Christmas gift patterns to knit and crochet for all the family

Christmas gift patterns

In around a month from now the Holiday Season will be here…It’s time to prepare the holiday gifts for all the family. If you are running out of time or inspiration, relax! Download free and easy knit and crochet patterns. Choose from a selection of scarves, hats, jackets and ponchos. Furthermore, there are even some blankets and cushions. In addition to this 20 Christmas gift patterns, take a look at the Katia website. Here, you can find up to 5000 knit, crochet, macrame and sewing projects to give to your loved ones. By the way, you also have a chance…

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…

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…