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Woolly hats and scarves: 16 knit patterns to wrap up all the family this winter

Woolly hats and scarves

The coldest months of the year have arrived, which means it’s time to show off those woolly hats and scarves. We encourage you to defy the low temperatures, and the snow, with a selection of woolly hats and scarves for women, men, kids and babies. Have fun and customise some winter accessories for the whole family. To help you do this, we propose that you play with the sizing, colours and materials of these 16 knit patterns. Don’t you know how to knit a scarf or crochet a hat? Then why not take a look at our Easy Knits magazines for knit…

Be Yarner by Alimaravillas: Knitting Project Bag, Accessory Cases and Crafter’s Tool Belt

Crafter's Tool Belt

The Be Yarner collection includes a Knitting Project Bag, 3 Accessory Cases and a Crafter’s Tool Belt, and they have been designed by Alimaravillas especially for you, the yarner. So what is this Be Yarner thing all about? Well, it refers to someone who lives by and for fibres and yarns. A yarner goes backwards and forwards and around and around without moving from the sofa or their favourite chair. Of course, when they do leave home they always take their working project with them wherever they go. In short, it’s the type of person who cannot live without undergoing the…

Knitted headbands, bandanas, turbans… 4 patterns for knitting this season’s key accessory

Knitted headbands

Knotted, cabled, romantic, modern, simple, elegant… turbans, bandanas or knitted headbands, are this season’s key accessory. Turbans are definitely a versatile accessory that can be adapted to all styles, and furthermore, they are easy to knit. Play with forms, textures, colours, fashion trends … and create your own knitted bandanas. Are you looking for some inspiration? Our Katia proposal includes 4 Velvet Turbans: 4 velvety designs knitted with Velvet Fine by Carmen Garcia de Mora. Transform a modest look into a memorable one, give a special gift to that fashionist friend or keep your ears warm with a touch of glamour. 4 turbans…

Are you looking for Christmas presents made in knit or crochet? Find original presents here for all the family

Christmas presents

The Xmas lights will soon be turned on in the streets. It’s time to start knitting and crocheting the Christmas presents for all the family! There’s no doubt that these festivities are the best moment of the year for creating unique and special handmade presents. So we are going to magically convert ourselves into Santa’s little helpers so that we can help your gifts to start taking shape. To do this, here is a complete guide to all the knit and crochet Xmas presents for all the family. For him, for her, for the kids, plus some beautiful creations for…

2 Special Knitted Turbans inspired by Maria and her sister

“I’ve been using your yarns for years because I love the quality and the fact that they allow you to make projects that last for years whilst maintaining their original appearance. I’ve searched online for some kind of turban to knit for my sister, who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and started chemotherapy a few days ago…” That’s how the email that Maria sent us a week ago started. After checking that we really didn’t have any knitted turbans amongst out patterns, we started to knit. As a result, today on the19th of October, World Breast Cancer Day, we are…

Katia Designers Awards 3: Design a knit or crochet accessory for one of our magazines

Katia Designers Award

Would you like to see one of your designs published in one of our Katia Woman magazines? If so, our Katia Designers Awards 3 competition is for you. Here is a new opportunity to show the world your talent using knitting needles and crochet hooks. In this third edition of the Katia Designers Awards your knit and crochet accessories are the protagonists. We present 2 categories that you can take part in: Knit Accessories and Crochet Accessories. Of course, you can take part in one or in both categories with your best hat, scarf, cowl, glove, shawl, poncho or bag…

Have a DIY back to school with Katia Fabrics. Step by step video instructions showing how to make a pencil case

back to school prehistoric tutorial

We’re starting the back to school season eager to sew and show you various projects that you can make using the new fabrics and patterns from the Katia Fabrics Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 collection. Today, we are going to show you how to sew a practical school pencil case using the awesome fabrics form the Prehistoric range. This dinosaur print pencil case is going to become your favourite school item.  Complete the back to school kit with the smock and backpack pattern. An amusing garment that allows the kids to play without worrying about getting dirty, plus a matching backpack to keep…

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…

3 crochet patterns to rock at school: rucksack, pencil case and pacifier case by Alimaravillas

School Lovers

This course, you’re going to get the highest grade in crochet! Thanks to the 3 ‘School Lovers’ crochet patterns from Alimaravillas. We welcome Alice to our Craft Lovers section, a crochet lover with a passion for Nordic and boho style, and her inseparable little rabbit, ConiDarko. For this kindergarten teacher, crochet has a mission to “resolve some of the needs of our daily life”. As a result of this, she’s sharing a complete tutorial so you can prepare the return to school throughout the summer holidays. Get yourself a few balls of Katia Cotton 100% and follow the step by…