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

#KnitAtHome & #CrochetAtHome: Connect with thousands of knit, crochet and sewing lovers

#StayAtHomeKnitting

Our goal is to help people stay at home and make the best of these moments as possible. Therefore, here at Katia we propose to do what you are most passionate about: knit, crochet and sew. We want to encourage you, whatever your present situation, to join thousands of handicraft enthusiasts from all over the world. So let’s see the creations they are sharing on social media networks. You can connect through Facebook, Youtube and Instagram by following the @katiayarns and @katiafabrics accounts. As a result, you will find a very active and mutually supportive community full of creative ideas. We invite you to…

Crochet floor cushion by Handmadejolie: Update your home decoration with this trendy square pouffe

Crochet floor cushion

I’m Mariska van der Neut, the designer behind Handmadejolie! Do you remember my free pattern to make a crochet plant pot with Katia Scuby Cotton? If you enjoy making decor ideas, this crochet floor cushion made with Katia Big Ribbon is perfect for your home. My style is mainly natural shades such as white, grey, sand and taupe. I also love to experiment with different types of yarns like Big Ribbon, a XXL tape yarn lighter than t-shirt yarn. For a long time I wanted to design a large square floor pillow. Not a typical pouffe, but more like a mattress cushion. This…

Top-down seamless jumper pattern designed by Valentinasknits for Premium Designers

Top-down seamless jumper

After the great success of the Feinmotorik’s El Diamante Shawl, we are back with a new Premium Designers pattern. If you want to discover independent designers from all over Europe, in this space we share unique designs and exclusive patterns. Learn everything about what inspires these creative minds and let yourself be carried away by the passion for knitting of creators like Valentinasknits. We are very happy to have this talented designer with us again. This time, Valentina Bogdanova has turned our Concept by Katia yarn Ultralight Merino yarn into the Aguacero Sweater. Without a doubt, a beautiful top-down sweater with a…

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…

El Diamante shawl by Feinmotorik, discover how to get this exclusive pattern for Premium Designers 

El Diamante shawl

Discover the El Diamante Shawl, a knitted pattern designed by Julia-Maria Hegenbart especially for our Premium Designers. This is an exciting project in which we introduce indie designers from all over Europe. Find unique designs and exclusive patterns, and learn more about what inspires these creative minds. Most important, let yourself get carried away by the love for knitting and crochet of every Premium Designers. To celebrate Feinmotorik’s new design, we have thought about something very special. After reading about Julia-Maria’s story and her spectacular El Diamante Shawl, go to Instagram and Facebook and follow @katiayarns and @feinmotorik.blogspot. Find out on both social networks how to get this exclusive pattern and become…

Eurybia crochet sweater by Blage Crochet Design, a great project for beginners who want to move up!

crochet sweater pattern

Hello! My name is Blazenka Simic-Boro and I am the designer behind Blage Crochet Design. My mom learned me how to crochet and knit as a child. She was the best teacher and tester; all my patterns are first tested by her. I’ve been designing and making home decor for years, as well as my own clothes and accessories. I always try to create interesting designs using the basic crochet stitches that are also beginner friendly. My patterns are already published in Crochet Now, Interweave Crochet, I Like Crochet, Happily Hooked and Your Crochet & Knitting Magazine. Since a couple…

Winter Rose Wrap by Linda Modderman: Crochet this romantic picot edge shawl with Alpaca Gold

picot edge shawl

Hi! My name is Linda Modderman and together with my husband and our four children we live in the Netherlands. The creativity runs through my genes. Both my grandmothers were always knitting and crocheting and taught be the basics as a kid. For a long time I didn’t knit or crochet. When I was pregnant of our third child, I made my first baby hat. I haven’t stopped since then! My husband is a professional photographer and always captures my projects in the best way. In my free time I design and write patterns. My specialty is crocheting garments and…

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…