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Discover some of the outstanding names in sewing, knitting and crochet, learn about their stories and what inspires them.

Sewing Hack: Learn to modify a raincoat pattern step by step with Sasha

sewing hack raincoat

My name is Sasha and I’m the designer and maker behind Secondopiano. For me a pattern is just a starting point. That’s why, when I saw the Katia Fabrics raincoat pattern, I immediately wondered how I could modify it to reflect my personal style and taste. Without worrying about adjusting the pattern, because the KatiaFabrics sewing patterns fit perfectly, I made the following sewing hack. Sewing Hack First, I chose the Waterproof Women’s Rain fabric with a beautiful and dreamy print. Without a doubt, it is an ideal Lady Desidia design to illuminate the rainy days. I prefer using strong…

New Universal crochet pattern: Baby sack in Katia Bambi designed by Knitting Sheep

Universal crochet pattern: Baby sack

We are collaborating with Carolina Damonte from Knitting Sheep once again to bring you a charmingly different and very comprehensive project: the baby sack #CandyBabySack. If you like small challenges, you are going to enjoy this Universal baby sack crochet pattern. So, what exactly is a Universal pattern? We explain more below. However, the best thing you can do is download the free pattern and try it. Furthermore, learn to follow these instructions and you will soon see that it is easier than you think! As always, we love to read your comments and experiences about our Katia yarns patterns…

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…

Make a crochet plant pot or Christmas tree basket with the Handmadejolie’s free pattern

crochet plant pot

My name is Mariska van der Neut, and I am behind Handmadejolie. My love for crochet started when I lived in Sweden for a few years. I prefer to work with natural shades such as white, gray, sand and taupe. By combining several yarns together, you sometimes get a surprising result. I like to try out new things and share my designs on my website, on Facebook and Instagram. I especially like to design home decor items, clothing and accessories. Next spring my first book will be published with more than 25 crochet and knitting projects and beautiful interior photos.…

Make this easy Crochet Flowers Shawl by Atty van Norel using only 3 balls of Katia Azteca

Crochet Flower Shawl

Combat the cold with flowers, and we mean a lot of crochet flowers! We propose that you make this Crochet Flower Shawl created by Atty van Norel from the Netherlands. This design was the star attraction among the attendees of our recent KreaDoe at the creative salon in Utrecht. As a result, we want to share the wholehearted enthusiasm that we experienced there with the Dutch crocheters. First, we invite you to download the free pattern. Then, choose the colour of the 3 balls of Katia Azteca that you will need to make your Crochet Flowers Shawl. Surround yourself with…

Planned Colour Pooling Tutorial by FräuleinWollwunder: Make a unique crochet hat with only 1 ball of yarn

Planned Colour Pooling Tutorial

Hello, my name is Denise Karg and I’m a yarn addict. In fact, I think I’d need more than 150 years to use up my existing stash. In 2014 I started publishing all my crochet projects, yarns and accessories on my blog Fräulein Wollwunder. You can also find me on Instagram and Facebook. Moreover, I upload and share inspirational ideas and new trends every day. I just love trying new ideas! And often wish for more hands so I can crochet all the ideas I have in my head. 😉 As a result, I am sharing this Planned Colour Pooling tutorial…

Top-down sweater with round yoke and two color Jacquard Stitches by Knitting for Breakfast

Top-down sweater

We are Alessia and Fabia Taverna from  Knitting for Breakfast, two sisters with a true passion for knitting. We live in a small Italian town near the mountains and our main source of inspiration is the nature that surrounds us. All our designs arise from the contemplation of plants and flowers. Therefore, the colors and shapes of this top-down sweater are inspired by the sensations that the surrounding mountains convey to us. The green of our mountains is very intense and in autumn a fine mist wraps it. We have tried to convey the charm and the mystery of this…

Premium Designers Magazine: 7 knit and crochet patterns created by 3 European designers

Premium Designers Magazine

At Katia we’ve been designing knit and crochet garments for decades. Knowledgeable in the creative process, the one that transforms our yarns into unique pieces, we publish Premium Designers Magazine. Discover a project dedicated to designers of knitwear fashion and their designs. We invite you to make this series of knit and crochet patterns created by 3 European designers: Lisanne Multem from Happy Handmade Living, Katharina Henkel from Unikathiknits and Dario Tubiana from Rosso Cardinale. Learn about their stories and what inspires them through these 7 exclusive designs for Katia. Happy Handmade Living (Netherlands) My name is Lisanne Multem and…

Scuby Soft Bag by Sunny Designs: Square bag made with front post double crochet

Sunny Scuby Bag

Hi everyone! My name is Ingrid and I am a designer from the Netherlands. As a child I grew up with very creative parents and I used to do a lot of handicrafts. As I got older, I didn’t do that much anymore. Until 10 years ago when I started picking up crochet and embroidery again. Some years later, I learned how to knit! I enjoy sewing project bags and scissors holders and I also like design crochet and knitting patterns, which I share on my blog, Instagram and Etsy. I love to work with Katia yarns. You can find…

4 Crochet mug covers: Make a toast with Dracula, Pumpkin, the Mummy and Frankenstein this Halloween

Crochet mug covers

Monsters, cobwebs, skeletons… preparations are already underway for the scariest night of the year! This is why, thanks to the designs by Mariale from Lalala Toys, we are sharing how to make these Halloween Monster Mugs with you. 4 crochet mug covers to make a toast with whilst wearing your Halloween disguises. Prepare potions and concoctions in these mugs disguised as Dracula, Pumpkin, the Mummy or Frankenstein. Moreover, have lots of fun whilst making these simple crochet covers of the kid’s favourite scary characters. Crochet mug covers This is a beginner level project. Therefore, everybody can try their hand at it.…