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Be Yarner by Alimaravillas: Knitting Project Bag, Accessory Cases and Crafter’s Tool Belt

Crafter's Tool Belt

The Be Yarner collection includes a Knitting Project Bag, 3 Accessory Cases and a Crafter’s Tool Belt, and they have been designed by Alimaravillas especially for you, the yarner. So what is this Be Yarner thing all about? Well, it refers to someone who lives by and for fibres and yarns. A yarner goes backwards and forwards and around and around without moving from the sofa or their favourite chair. Of course, when they do leave home they always take their working project with them wherever they go. In short, it’s the type of person who cannot live without undergoing the…

Makevolution: 16 exclusive designs for creative spirits. Enter and take part in the 2019 CAL & KAL!

Get ready to “makevolve” in 2019! We invite you to discover Makevolution, an exclusive collection of knit and crochet patterns from16 independent designers. Some of their names may already be familiar to you: Alimaravillas, Anna Jaune, Carmen García de Mora, De Estraperlo, Duendede los Hilos, Miss DIY, Gallimelmas, Knitting the Skyline, LalalaToys, LeHandmade, Living Crochet, Oh Mami Crochet, Ovejita Be, Santa Pazienzia, Susimiu and Xamalo85. Exactly! They are all Craft Lovers or collaborate with Katia on different projects. This time, we have brought together all their creativity, personality and talent in a very special digital magazine. Do you want to know everything that is waiting…

Xmas Fabrics Challenge, 8 sewing bloggers give us their challenge proposals

fabrics xmas challenge

This year we are going to celebrate Christmas together with our first challenge, which we are calling the Xmas Fabrics Challenge. It includes 8 European bloggers from the world of sewing and motherhood, who are sharing their projects, made using fabrics from the Katia Fabrics collection, with us. There are eight different styles which include proposals for adults, kids and accessories. We are showing you our fabric and sewing pattern selection in a different way, and hope it will encourage you to sew during these days of rest. Xmas Fabrics Challenge Mis Primeras Puntadas 1. Susi, from the Blog Mis…

Bubble Rug, a crochet pattern created by Maria Atelier using Katia Winter Washi

Bubble Rug

My name is Maria and I’m the hands and the creative mind behind Maria Atelier. I’m a computer programmer, decorator and window dresser, but for the past few years I have been devoting myself to what I really feel passionate about: design. Therefore, in this Craft Lovers I’m sharing this tutorial showing how to make a Bubble Rug that you can use to decorate any part of your home. When it came to designing a rug I wanted to steer clear of the classic type made using t-shirt or fabric yarn, and go for a more elegant and functional design.…

How to knit a baby top featuring a frill with the help of a simple tutorial by Creativa Atelier

baby top

Hello Creative People! I’m Marta from Creativa Atelier and I’m delighted to be sharing my knitted Alba Top tutorial, which shows you how to knit a baby top with a frill, on the Katia Blog. Although the final result looks very elaborate, the Alba Top (it gets its name from my daughter) is really easy to knit. You only need to know some basic stitches and you’ll have it knitted up in no time at all. Ready to impress! When I started to form an idea about this project in my mind, it was clear to me that the material…

Learn how to make a simple raffia Tote Bag using the video and the Knit and Love crochet pattern

raffia Tote Bag

Get two balls of Katia Raphia ready to make a simple raffia Tote Bag. It’s so easy! You only have to follow the step by step video and the crochet pattern created by Sonia Ribas of Knit and Love. For this lover of DIY, all things handmade are like “a therapy that help us connect with our inner selves”. This project unites two of her passions: crochet and sewing. Sonia explains that she got started making things by hand “thanks to her mother’s sewing machine”. That’s why you are also going to learn how to make a lining for your raffia…

Crochet Mother Daughter: Girl’s Dress by Samanta Fornino and Granny Waistcoat by Maria Mirt

Crochet Mother Daughter

We are Samanta Fornino (Follow the Crochet) and Maria Mirt (I mieilavoriall’uncinetto) and we want to present you with this crochet Mother Daughter set. We’ve called this project, comprised of two crochet garments made from Katia Capri Plus and Katia Polynesia, Mini Me. We love the combination of these two yarns! On the one hand, because of the bright strong Capri Plus colours; and on the other hand, because of the delicate Polynesia colour range. Follow our crochet Mother Daughter tutorials and discover how easy it is to make this dress and waistcoat set. Of course, we’d also like to…

How to knit a kimono in only one piece with Ana Martin, winner of the Katia Designers Awards 2

How to knit a kimono

Do you want to know how to knit a kimono in only one piece? Then why not learn how to knit this summer’s key item with Ana Martin, winner of the Katia Designers Awards 2. We know this young Basque designer thanks to her participation in the second edition of our competition. In fact, you’ll find her design, winner of the Accessories-Home category, in our next Katia Easy Knits magazine. Meanwhile, we are thrilled to be able to dedicate this Craft Lovers to Ana Martin and her Deba Kimono pattern. With this knitting pattern we are all set to learn…

Make your YarnWoman and fight against boredom! Super amigurumi pattern to celebrate World Wide Knit in Public Day 2018

YarnWoman

Wool Attack! Mega-Scarf! Increase! These are some of the super powers possessed by the fantastic YarnWoman. This amusing superheroine arrives all the way from Knit City ready to battle against boredom with the best weapons: yarns, needles, hooks and stitches. Ready to save the world from everything that’s not cool? Great! Get ready to celebrate World Wide Knit in Public Day together with #KatiaYarnWoman and the rest of her crochet allies. Make this agreeable, fantastic and brave yarn woman with the help of this super amigurumi pattern created by her behind the scenes ally, Maria from De Estraperlo. Polish up your crochet hooks and here we go! Super…

2 very easy Amigurumi Cacti. Make these amusing crochet bookends to decorate your home!

Amigurumi Cacti

Are you looking for a easy to do, practical and amusing home decoration idea? Then we propose you these 2 amigurumi cacti that you can use them as bookends, door stops or simply to decorate a corner of your home. These 2 amigurumi cacti are a perfect project if you are just starting to use this crochet technique. So, we suggest that you download the amigurumi pattern which shows how to make your cacti bookends using Katia Big Ribbon and Katia Fair Cotton. Of course, we love to see that you are following our tutorials and using our yarns; so remember to share your progress with us using the hashtags #madewithKatia…