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

Participate in #MyHexagonDesign and win 20 balls to make the customizable Hexagon Blanket by @dendennis

Hexagon Blanket

If you are looking for a crochet blanket with a modern design, that is customizable and easy to make, today is your lucky day! Also, it’s a double win… Why? Well, on the one hand, we share the Hexagon Blanket pattern designed by @dendennis for free with Premium Designers. As you know, for the last 5 years, we support independent designers through this space dedicated to exclusive knitting and crochet designs. And, on the other hand, because you have the opportunity to win 20 balls of Katia Alabama (among other surprises). Surprise! Only if you participate in the #MyHexagonDesign competition…

Summer giveaway and free pattern! Win balls of Harmonia to make the Sunset Glow crochet top by Blazenka

sunset glow crochet top

Celebrate summer with the Sunset Glow crochet top by Blazenka @blagecrochetdesign! Enjoy the new free pattern designed by Blazenka Simic-Boro, the designer that won the hearts of so many crochet fans with her Eurybia sweater. Do you remember? If you loved her sweater suggestion for winter, we encourage you to make this new design this summer. The Sunset Glow top is made with Katia Harmonia, a light 100% cotton yarn with the perfect color gradient. Download this free pattern —a Katia exclusive— to start creating your crochet top from sizes S to 3XL. Do you want to win the materials…

Learn how to weave a poncho on a rigid heddle loom with SeaCell Cotton with the video and tutorial by Tunki Crafts

how to weave a poncho

Do other textile techniques spark your curiosity? In this Craft Lovers, discover how to weave a poncho on a rigid heddle loom with Blanca from Tunki Crafts. “The Pukapanti Poncho is ideal both to wear with a top underneath, on cooler days, and directly against your skin. We suggest working with SeaCell Cotton to make a soft, comfortable garment that takes care of your skin. The perfect project for long spring and summer days”. Without a doubt, the result is exquisite, and the weaving technique is truly fascinating. Try it out for yourself! Just watch the video that goes with…

Sylvie Wrap by @esmeandaven: Follow this free pattern to crochet a comfortable belted cardigan for girls

belted wrap cardigan

Hello! My name is Brynnan Foster and live in Chicago with my husband and four children. I am the owner of Esme & Aven, an online children’s boutique offering handmade clothing. Esme & Aven began as a way to pursue my passion for crochet and sewing. I am inspired by my children to create modern, beautiful, and comfortable garments. I have completed a small collection and work to add quality pieces to my library of patterns. One of my favorite parts of design is finding the perfect yarn. I love to travel and find new brands to collect as souvenirs.…

Top-down sweater with cables and bobble pattern designed by Alice Hammer for Premium Designers

Top-down sweater with cables

Alice Hammer @tricotalicehammer is a French designer with a passion for fashion history. Together with her knitting skills, she creates models “that she has always dreamed of, but never discovered before”. In 2018, she began publishing the Club Tricot series in French and English. Through these self-published pattern books, Alice shares colorful and modern patterns, with many circular patterns. The patterns are created for all levels, from a beginner to a more advanced knitter. Curious to see Alice’s beautiful patterns? This is your chance to discover one of her amazing designs, the Achille Sweater, thanks to this special pattern for…

Warm crochet cable headband and cowl patterns made with Katia Souspir by @wolgelukjes

crochet cable headband

Hello, I am Linda Daas, @wolgelukjes on Instagram, and I love to make beautiful designs with my hands. Last summer I shared with you how to crochet a cardigan with Katia Ultrasoft in this blog. Now I’m back with a new free pattern! A set of crochet cable headband and matching cowl made with Katia Souspir, a wonderfully soft and voluminous yarn. Perfect to keep your head and neck warm! If you enjoy crocheting your own accessories such as scarves and ear warmers, scroll down and have fun with my crochet patterns. Both the neck warmer and the crochet cable headband are…

#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…

Lace Shawl Anat from El Club de la Calceta, a crochet pattern with a versatile design to wear all the seasons

Lace Shawl crochet pattern

Hello, I am Carmen Gómez, the hands, the head and the heart of El Club de la Calceta. At the moment I combine my job as a tourist guide with my studies to became a museum curator and my passion for handmade works. After living in Sweden for a year, I come back in Spain and I moved to Toledo where I didn’t know anyone. Back than, the weekends seemed never-ending… Until one day I bought some yarn and needles! It’s two years that crochet become my passion. I love to design shawls, I consider them versatile garments that you…

Grab your crochet hook, follow the video tutorial by Miss DIY and make your own Cozy Jumper!

How to crochet the Cozy Jumper 

Casual and comfortable! That is the look we love at the moment because it just makes us feel good. Ester from Miss DIY has just the right project: the Cozy Jumper, a maxi sweater made with the soft and warm Katia Merino Aran. This long, casual jumper features a V neck and an interesting stitch pattern at the front. It is an absolute feel-good project, not only because of its comfortable form. But also because Ester made a video tutorial to show you how to crochet the Cozy Jumper. So even beginners can indulge in the maxi sweater trend, and…