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violet-chunky-cardigan free cropchet pattern

FirstHi, I’m Giulia Pizzato @giulia_pizzato90, I taught myself crochet 3 years ago. Without a doubt, YouTube tutorials and books were fundamental to learn all the secrets of crochet. It’s a continuous practice, which must never stop: experimenting and playing with yarns is the best way to grow creatively. I especially love nature, simple things, and photography. I’d say my passions are combined in my designs. Like the Violet Chunky Cardigan,…

crochet safety blanket

Hi, I’m Juli, the creator behind the textile character brand @lossospechosos for the last 12 years. I learnt to crochet as an adult —although my grandmothers tried to teach me as a child— when I moved from Mexico to Buenos Aires, where I lived in front of a yarn store. Led by my curiosity, I took all sorts of classes: sewing, embroidery, dressmaking, etc. until I discovered that making crochet…

how to knit a baby romper

Maria is a fashion designer for international brands who’s decided to create Mûmû, “a small slow-fashion project full of good intentions”. From this space, Maria supports ethical fashion consumption through Do It Yourself. “I firmly believe that knitting your own garments is a superpower that prevents the castoff of tons of clothes that damage the planet.” @mumu_knit’s patterns are easy to read, include charts and links to videos. To make…

how to embroider flowers on knitted fabric

Hi, I’m Koral Antolín @fabricadeimaginacion, cocreator of @studio.fi together with my mother and sister. As far back as I can remember, I’ve loved creating things with my hands: from doing cross stitch to designing a lamp. Creativity has always guided my steps, although I never imagined it’d be my way of life. I’m fascinated by learning new techniques and playing with different materials. Some of my favorite techniques are embroidery,…

tapestry crochet potholders

Hi, I’m Raffaella from raffamusadesigns.com. If I had to describe myself in just two words, I’d say I’m a crafty scientist! When I’m not running experiments at the lab, I’m sitting on the sofa playing with yarn and handicrafts. Most of the time, my hands are full of crochet projects, some knitting attempts, occasional sewing, and a lot of cooking! Crochet potholders are definitely one of my greatest obsessions. I…

stitch sampler crochet blanket

Hi! My name is Carolien @createdbycarolien and I live with my family in a small village in the north of the Netherlands. Almost 6 years ago, I taught myself crochet by watching YouTube videos. My first project was a hat for my eldest son, who was 1 year old. Since then, I crochet every day. I always follow patterns loosely and love adding my own twist to a design. Like…

tangle-free yarn

Striped prints, color blocks, patchwork inspired designs, zigzag sections… Non-stop creativity with Katia Boomer, our new tangle-free yarn. Play with the 5 assorted colors included in this striking ring-shaped ball. Without a doubt, Katia Boomer is perfect to make garments and accessories in unique color combinations. Like the 6 free patterns created by Gallimelmas, Madeinrox, Knitandpepper and Katia’s Design Team that we share with you. Discover Katia Boomer’s secrets, dare to…

macramé feather

This Valentine’s Day, fall in love with macramé! In this beginner-friendly video tutorial, Laura López @felinacreativa shows you how to make a macramé feather with a diamond and fringe design. If you’re looking for different ideas for the Feast of Saint Valentine, try these sensual feathers. Without a doubt, they’re the perfect decoration to add a touch of romance to your home. You can also use them in other ways……

triangular shawl with sequins

If you want to learn how to knit an extremely special and original shawl, today is your lucky day! Because Alice @brezelbutter shares step-by-step instructions on how to knit the Cozy Protector shawl. Without a doubt, this triangular shawl with sequins and cables is a magical and inspiring design. A protective shield created by Alice “to lift everyone’s spirits, especially during tough times like these, to not lose hope and be…

bottom-up colorwork sweater

The year is coming to an end. Do you need inspiration for your New Year’s resolutions? This 2022, we encourage you to go one step further and challenge you with a new knitting project for you to learn some techniques! So, we suggest downloading the free Confetti Sweater pattern available in 8 sizes —from size XS to 4XL— as a PDF at katia.com. This is a Nordic-inspired design, a must-knit…

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