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#Stripesweater by Helenas Handarbeit: Knit a seamless colorblock sweater with circular needles

Stripes sweater

Hi, I’m Helena, founder of the creative blog Helenas Handarbeit. I love making new knitwear designs, trying different yarns and sharing my ideas with the knitting community through my blog, Instagram, and Pinterest. Social media is a never-ending source of inspiration for creative minds like myself. In fact, I learned to crochet just 3 years ago thanks to YouTube, and then moved onto knitting. I love fluffy yarns, like Katia Cotton-Merino and 50 Mohair Shades. These beautiful yarns have been the source of inspiration for the #Stripesweater, with a Scandinavian style and different colored stripes. Thanks to its straight lines,…

Enjoy the Tårta Sweater by @vicky.knits! Knit this bottom-up sweater in size S-M-L-XL with chunky yarn

bottom-up sweater

Hi! My name is Vicky, and I am a knitter based in London. I discovered my passion for knitwear design in my second year of college. After finishing my apprenticeship with an Italian knitwear manufacturer, I decided to share my work with the knitting community on Instagram. T. It has grown since then and here I am, sharing my second ever self-made pattern with you on katia.com. I currently run vicky.knits in my tiny room in London. Designing, knitting and photographing all my little pieces with a lot of help from my friends and my very patient boyfriend. I love…

Les Petites Choses KAL: Let’s knit this sweet baby blanket together in our Knit-Along Katia group!

Les Petites Choses KAL

You can now order the Les Petites Choses Kit with 8 soft balls of Katia Missouri in unique colours! You will be using these new colours to knit this sweet baby blanket, designed by Morgane (Trust the Mojo), throughout the next 2021 Katia KAL. Before anything else, let’s explain that KAL is the abbreviation of Knit-Along, which means knit together in English. Therefore, with the Les Petites Choses KAL, we want you to enjoy the experience of knitting this soft blanket together with thousands of members from our international Katia Knit-Along Facebook group. Join our group to get the Les Petites…

Toe-Up or Cuff Down Socks? 2 new videotutorials to knit your own colourwork socks using the magic loop method

There is nothing more comfortable on cold winter days than a warm pair of socks! Even better if they have a cool pattern in your favourite colours. The sock knitting trend is here to stay and with our new sock yarn Katia United Socks you can make your own colourwork socks. Furthermore, we have prepared two new video tutorials for you in which we show you how to knit socks with our free patterns. It doesn’t matter if you prefer knitting toe-up or the classic top-down sock. Or whether you’re in love with jacquard pattern, stripes or mosaic patterns. Learn the…

Essential in your closet! Panache jumper by @soleneknits, an ultra comfy sweater with cable and eyelet design

Panache jumper

Thanks to the cable and eyelet design with its ultra easy shape, the Panache jumper will become an essential garment in your wardrobe. You can wear it with everything, and moreover, with a lot of panache! The body is knitted in the round from the bottom up with Baby Alpaca 100% of Concept by Katia. Once the armholes have been reached, the front and back are knitted separately in rows going back and forth. Then, the pieces are joined at the shoulders with a 3 needle seam. For the sleeves, I propose that you pick up stitches and knit in…

How do you knit circular toe-up socks using a magic loop? Learn how with these beautiful lace socks from Siona

circular toe-up socks

My name is Siona and I’m from Madrid, although the famous ‘mojo picón’ sauce from the Canary Islands “runs through my yarns”. It may sound a little crazy, but knitting is one of the most important things in my life. Above all, I like knitting socks best. They seem like the perfect project to take with you wherever you go. For this reason, I am happy to be sharing the pattern for my Santa Pazienzia socks, made in Kashwool, with you. Follow the lace stitch pattern and discover how to knit toe-up socks using the Magic Loop method. I started these…

Handmade gift ideas! 10 free patterns to knit or crochet quick and easy gifts using the new Katia yarns

Handmade gift ideas

This Christmas give something made by you! We propose 10 free patterns to knit or crochet quick and easy gifts using the new Katia yarns. We encourage you to create something unique with your own hands this holiday season. Because handmade gift ideas are the best! The ones you chose especially for each individual person. Therefore, for yet another Xmas, we are here to help you with easy gift ideas for your family and friends. Moreover, in this selection of quick free patterns, we will also show you some new Katia yarns for Autumn Winter 20/21. Discover fun projects for…

Lose your fears! Learn to knit on circular needles with our step by step videos

Learn to knit on circular needles

What type of needles do you normally use for knitting: straight or circular? We already told you about the advantages and the differences of working with circular needles. After receiving many requests and questions, we are launching a series of videos to learn how to knit on circular needles. We hope they help you to lose any fears you might have about how to knit on circular knitting! Discover how to knit the basic stitches, as well as how to cast on and cast off stitches, on circular needles. Once you’ve had a chance to practise with interchangeable circular needles,…

Atlántico shawl video tutorial by Marianela Galo: How to knit a crescent shawl for summer nights

How to knit a half moon shawl

Hello! My name is Marianela Galo, and I am knitwear designer. Ever since adolescence knitting has been my daily moment of rest, creativity and meditation. Like all the women in my family, I always have some kind of project on the go that fills me with enthusiasm. Over time, I have become a professional designer. Furthermore, I’m happy with what I do! The majority of my designs are inspired by places of the world or from the inspiration that a material transmits. Like this Atlántico Shawl knitted from Katia Veganette, an exclusive design for you. Follow the knitting pattern and…

Garo Top by Little Rita: Knit a cool, lightweight flared crop top with fine straps on circular needles

flared crop top

Laia Guerrero from Little Rita (@littleritaknits on Instagram) is a textile designer. She has always been particularly interested in knitted garments. “Using a yarn to create a garment from scratch presents a great opportunity to develop colour, volume and texture combinations together”. I live in a small village in Euskadi. “From there, I design and illustrate knit and crochet garments and patterns whilst accompanying my family throughout its day-to-day adventures”. In this context, the Garo Top made with the Ultrasoft yarn from Katia Concept is created: a very cool, lightweight and comfortable flared crop top with straps. Follow the knit pattern…