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Seamless Top-Down Crochet Cardigan

50 Mohair Shades Cardi is a seamless top-down crochet cardigan design by Little Rita Knits. A beautiful pattern that combines different stitches to create illustrations, motifs, and textures. “I really fancied creating a garment with a wide variety of stitches. A fun and entertaining design to play with textures and colors. Without a doubt, 50 Mohair Shades yarn by Concept by Katia is perfect for this.” Choose your favorite color combination…

Katia Magazine Autumn Winter 2022

Enjoy with Essentials 110, new Katia magazine Autumn winter 2022/23, 24 sophisticated designs for knitting and crocheting with basic yarns. Discover Women, Men, and Plus Sizes patterns designed to elevate the beauty of the best Katia yarns. In addition, it also includes the winning patterns of the Katia Designers Awards 6 contest that you can also download for free in PDF. Find them at the end of the post! Katia…

How to knit a turban headband

Petite Biche Rose is Laura, a passionate crafter of all kinds of techniques, especially textile arts. She likes to draw and to create her own designs like Maddy, an easy pattern to knit a headband vintage. «I especially like to design basic and timeless models, knitted with high quality fibres and a great variety of stitches». That‘s why, in this free pattern, Laura shares how to knit a turban headband with only…

Do you know what tufting is? Tufting is a textile technique that consists of inserting yarn into a fabric base creating loops or cut tassels, without knots. To do this, we use a tufting gun that quickly goes through the fabric canvas with each ‘shot’. Since the pandemic, tufting has risen in popularity like wildfire. In fact, if you check out the #tufting hashtag you’ll discover endless tufted rugs and…

Katia accessories

Do you need some Christmas gift ideas for knitters, crocheters, and sewers? 🎄 Whether you want to surprise your family‘s creative hands: moms, grandmothers, mothers–in–law, partners, etc. Because you want to have a special detail with sewing or knitting friends. Or, “because you‘re worth it“ and it‘s time for a good self-gift. Find the perfect present in the new Katia accessories collection! Discover everything from small tools to project bags for organizing…

How to Crochet an easy Granny's Vest

Discover how to crochet an easy granny vest with Oh Mami and the new Katia Instagranny yarn. Follow the video tutorials and the free pattern to create this perfect crochet vest to give away at Christmas. You only need an Instagranny pack! Available with 10 or 12 balls (size S–M or L–XL–XXL) of Katia Instagranny, Merino 100% for granny square fans. Make colorful granny squares to crochet without changing color…

tips for making your Christmas presents

The time has come! The countdown to Christmas has begun. Do you plan out your present-making or do you spend every Christmas Eve rushing to weave in your ends? Here are 5 tips to make presents at a nice fun pace. Also, we suggest 10 easy free knitting and crochet patterns. 5 tips for making Christmas presents Do you want to gift something handmade by you and need ideas or…

Wow Kits by Katia

Have fun with the new Wow Kits by Katia and amaze everyone by handknitting your own clothes. Customize your Wow! Kit with balls of Chunky from Wow by Katia in your favorite color, add knitting needles, crochet hooks, stitch markers, etc. All presented in a practical 100% cotton tote bag! With the purchase of the kit, you access the interactive online pattern with videos to learn how to knit or…

benefits of Merino Wool

For centuries, Merino wool is a 100% natural fiber that is a firm favorite among makers. At Katia, we know the secret to the success behind this wonderfully versatile merino sheep’s wool. For this reason, in the Merino in Love ebook we suggest a journey along the history, care, and benefits of Merino Wool. Merino in Love Ebook 🐏 PDF Be inspired by the 42 knitting and crochet patterns in…

Patterns for Pets

Do you want to learn how to knit or crochet clothes and accessories for your pets? Then this e-book is perfect for you. In our 100% Best Friends ebook, you’ll find 6 knitting and crochet ideas for cats and dogs. Fun and original patterns designed by Laura Algarra and Gallimelmas, two designers who love animals. Would you like to win a pack of Katia yarn balls to make some of…

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