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Learn amigurumi this Easter! Make a soft baby chick or a cute bunny in crochet using Katia Washi

Does amigurumi inspire you? Do you want to learn but don’t know how to start? Take advantage of the approaching holidays to start this fun technique using our Easter patterns. Download the crochet instructions that show you how to make this soft baby chick and this cute bunny. They are so easy! Get your materials ready! To start giving shape to these Easter amigurumis you only need: one size H8 (U.S.)/(5 mm) crochet hook, a wool sewing needle to neaten off the ends and add embroidery details, a stitch marker so you know where each row starts, filling (loose filling or wadding)…

Sofa, film and Maxi Merino blanket on Valentine’s Day

Knit lover! There are many ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day, including way beyond the 14th February. Like when you arrive at home, sit down on the sofa and dedicate time to your partner, kids, friends or to any of those things that you’re passionate about: reading, listening to music, watching a film, and of course, knitting or crocheting… with love. A passion for knitting and crocheting that starts on this sofa, but that extends much further, isn’t that true? For example: by sharing an image of your latest project on Instagram; by thinking about the favourite colours that you’ll use…

Colour and fun at Carnival! Discover our 2 Topi Print patterns: crocheted elf hat and knitted waistcoat

Carnival time is coming! The party where fantasy and creativity prevail. If you enjoy making fancy dress costumes for yourself and your family, here are two proposals to transform yourselves into friendly elves: a crocheted hat, and a knitted vest, made from Katia Topi Print. There’s no doubt that Topi and Topi Print are two of the most surprising and amusing yarns available from our extensive Fantasy Line. Why do we say that? Well, due to their daring colours, extra soft furry texture, incredible lightness and, furthermore, because they keep you cosy and warm. Adding a fantastic handmade knit or…

Download our amigurumi pattern and create a crochet Christmas micro world with fir trees, wooden trunks and deer

For many knitters and crocheters the Christmas festivities are special for a lot of reasons: at last the cold winter days have arrived when all they want to do is knit or crochet -between or underneath- soft, warm yarns; the list of knit and crochet gifts for family and friends starts to take shape (are you still looking for ideas? Take a peek at the selection of free Models on the Katia web if you need some inspiration); and of course, home decoration starts with cute and fun details. These holidays are for knitting, crocheting and sharing! Therefore, this year…

Is it a monstrous hat or a candy bag? 4 free Halloween patterns: Frankenstein, Dracula, bat and witch

Knock! Knock!  The night of witches and other small monsters will soon be here… Trick or treat? Join the party! Knit or crochet? We’ve prepared 4 “magic spells” to bewitch your knitting needles and crochet hooks this Halloween. Is it a monstrous hat or a candy bag? Both things at once! The littlest ones will leave home converted into an adorable Frankenstein, a little Dracula, a friendly witch, a restless bat… and they’ll come back from the Halloween party with a bag full of goodies. Download our 4 free patterns and make these convertible hat-candy bags using your favourite technique:…

Play with Chick & Bunny Baby amigurumi XXL dolls

A few days ago, we suggested that you transform your feet into a pair of jumping rabbits with Easter Bunny Slipper crochet pattern. Today, we want to play at dressing up with these crochet XXL dolls: Baby Chick and Bunny Baby. Two big amigurumis measure 19 5/8” tall! Have fun playing at being a newborn chick just hatched from the egg and a tender bunny. Both are made using Cotton Cord: XXL line, 100% cotton, cord structure and soft touch. XXL Dolls We’re sure that you’ll have fun giving form to these two dressed up friends. All you have to do is follow the…

Will you jump with us? Easter Bunny Slipper Pattern

Easter Bunny Slipper Pattern. Will you jump with us? We’re just one jump away from Easter! A few days of much needed rest and relaxation and the opportunity to make that project you’ve got on your needles, isn’t that true? 😉 That’s why we’re here jumping around! And we want to make you feel like jumping too, with these crochet bunny slippers inspired by the Easter Bunny.   Easter Bunny Slipper Do you want to make yours now and start bouncing? Then download the free crochet pattern on our web. Convert 4 balls of Katia Mali 100% cotton into this…

Easter with Amigurumi 100% Cotton: decorate your home with this sweet crochet bunting

We love crochet bunting! You only have to take a peek at Beginners 3 to prove it. This season we are sharing 3 different types of festive bunting with you. Funny projects to decorate your terrace, courtyard, garden or any other space in your home. Furthermore, we want to propose a crochet bunting which is ideal for the Easter holidays. Crochet bunting Brighten up that bare wall, add a bit of colour to the kids room, welcome in your visitors… with this sweet Easter bunting made with Amigurumi 100 Cotton. A decorative project which is easy and fun to made…

Crochet baskets with rabbit ears and chicken wings for a Easter made with Big Ribbon Plus

How useful crochet baskets are! Small, large, tall or wide, baskets store (for example, our treasures yarns) and furthermore, they decorate our homes. We have proposed various types of useful and attractive crochet baskets made from Big Ribbon. On this occasion, we want to add extra fun with Big Ribbon Plus, of course! And these two patterns which can be used to make some very special baskets created to look for and to hold Easter eggs, and with the additional help of large rabbit ears and lightweight chicken wings. Crochet baskets Have some fun! Download our crochet pattern and make this…

Birds of a feather flock together with Amigurumi 100% Cotton

Once upon a time… a very courteous wolf who had fallen in love with a very flirty sheep were happily wandering between cotton bushes. This is true love! Of all the animals in the wood Cupid had shot his arrows into the little hearts of these two completely different creatures. As the saying goes: birds of a feather flock together… However strange this couple may be! Download the pattern for this lovely and strange amigurumi couple and combine the colours from the Amigurumi 100% Cotton selections nos. 3 and 4. A fun and original gift that won’t fail to surprise on…