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Katia Designers Awards 5: A new opportunity to publish your own design in a Katia magazine

Would you like to see your designs published in one of our Katia magazines? If so, our Katia Designers Awards 5 competition is for you! Throughout the last 5 years, we have discovered talented knit and crochet designers. For example, Ana Pereira, Mely Raya, Marta Gacimartín, Ana Martin and Gretha de Jonge have seen their patterns published in our magazines. If you are also a yarn lover with a passion for pattern and garment design, take part and show your talent to the handmade community. Here is a new opportunity to publish your design in a Katia magazine; and also receive a package of Katia…

After the storm… comes the Willbe O’key CAL! A rainbow amigurumi by @deestraperlo for you

CAL Willbe O'key

“As soon as I became aware of the #andratuttobene and #desdemiventana initiatives, whereby kids paint rainbow signs and hang them on their balconies, I knew straight away that I wanted to make an amigurumi rainbow. In fact, it was more of a necessity than a desire. Rainbows, colours, positive sentiments and optimistic messages? Oh yes baby”. So, as in the words of Maria Sommer @deestraperlo, Willbe O’key was born. This likeable crochet doll with googly eyes is full of colour and raring to go outside after the storm. “And what is Willbe O’key doing whilst the storm continues? Well, the…

Oasis Mandala CAL 2020: The kit is now available! Make this baby blanket with new colors Katia Basic Merino

Crochet-Along Katia

Oasis Mandala CAL is a project to enjoy, learn, and furthermore, share the creative process with crochet fans all over the world. Do you want to make this beautiful crochet baby blanket? Get the kit with 8 balls of Basic Merino on our website and in Katia stores. We invite you to enter into Facebook and join our Katia Crochet-Along group. Why? Because there we will share this unique crochet pattern! Baby blanket by @bykaterinacrochet Hello! My name is Catalina and I am the person behind ByKaterina. I have designed the Oasis Mandala blanket for you using some new Katia…

The best knitting bag to have your yarns and needles organized: Learn to sew yourself and enjoy with our SAL group!

knitting Bag SAL

For all the faithful followers of Katia Lanas and Katia Fabrics. We present the best knitting bag to have your yarns and needles organized. We are going to make a SAL for sew together the pattern of Knitting bag + mini bag, which you will surely love. A knitting bag to organize crochets and knitting needles in the side pockets and yarns in its main zipper. With our fabrics from the AW 2019/2020 collection. A sewing project that you can easily sew guided with our videos step by step. A new challenge for this year that we have created in…

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…

Katia Designers Awards 4: Publish a design made by you in our next Katia Easy Knits magazine

Katia Designers Awards

We want to publish a design made by you in our next Katia Easy Knits magazine. Here is a new opportunity to show the world your talent using knitting needles and crochet hooks. We propose that you take part in the Katia Designers Awards 4. In this competition we’re proposing two different categories: Women-Men’s Fashion and Accessories-Home. So this time, the Katia Design Team will choose two winning models, one from each category. Both patterns, knit or crochet, will be included in the Katia Easy Knits Autumn Winter 20/21 magazine. Bring out the designer in you and take part in the Katia Designers Awards 4! A design…

Are you a crocheter or knitter 2.0? Find out with our test!

Knitter 2.0

Do you want to know how Internet has changed your relationship with knitting needles, crochet hooks and yarns? Whether it’s the first time you’re reading our blog or whether you’re a regular visitor who has already subscribed why not answer these amusing questions from our test. We hope to put a smile on your face while you discover if you’re a crocheter or knitter 2.0. You’re still not receiving our newsletter in your mail box? Remember to subscribe (right column of this blog on PC or at the end of this post on smartphone) to start being a knitter 2.0!…

News Katia Winter 2019-2020: Discover the new magazine and 6 new Concept yarns by Katia

Concept Magazine

News update! The new Katia Winter 2019–2020 Collection is already available on the website. You’ll soon see that there are A LOT of novelties this season. Hence, throughout the following weeks we are going to reveal the secrets behind the new Katia yarns and pattern magazines. Subscribe to the blog and receive all the information about the Katia novelties by email. Discover everything you are going to knit this winter! For now, we are going to tell you all about the 6 new Concept yarns by Katia. Furthermore, we will also reveal what is in the new Concept 8 magazine.…

Basic guide to macramé knots to create 10 modern decorative and fashion accessory projects

macramé knots

Enjoy Original Macramé and the magic of macramé! Combine different knots and yarn lengths to create 10 modern decorative and fashion accessory projects. Learn how to make the basic macramé knots with the help of our step by step videos. Each project is explained in a clear and simple way. The instructions include information about materials, knots employed, measurements, descriptions and illustrations of each step. 10 Original DIY Macramé Projects Get the Original Macramé PDF and enjoy making 4 different plant hangers, a pair of matching cushions, a handbag, a spectacular circular lamp with fringing or an ethnic bracelet and…

Love Denim Challenge: Recycle an old pair of jeans to win 3 selection packs of sustainable yarns

Love Denim Challenge

“73% of the world’s clothing ends up in landfill or other waste disposal systems. Only 15% of the world’s waste clothing is recycled, and more alarmingly, less than 1% is reutilized in new clothing” according to the The Global Fashion Agenda. There is no doubt that we can change these percentage amounts if we modify our buying habits and support the responsible use of resources. For this reason, we want to count on you for our Love Denim Challenge, much more than a creative competition. Share a customised or recycled denim clothing idea with the world using our Love Denim…