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

mini granny squares cowl-hat by @yenkinsandyenkins, Katia Designers Awards 6 finalist

If you’re a fan of granny squares, you’re going to love this! Learn how to make a matching mittens and cowl set with mini granny squares. The cowl is 2-in-1, so you can wear it as a hat too! This unique design is made by @yenkinsandyenkins, one of the finalists of the Katia Designers Awards 6. Countless talents took part in our Katia Designers Awards 6 and inspired us with…

sleeve-to-sleeve brioche Itsaso sweater by iratirita

Last week we introduced the Butterfly Sweater by @ileradebu, a finalist of our creative competition, Katia Designers Awards 6. Thanks to this design contest, we discover new talent and passionate designers like @iratirita. Irati Ugarteburu took part with two designs and was a finalist and winner in two categories. In this post, we share the pattern for her finalist design: the Itsaso Sweater, a seaside-inspired sweater knit with a combination…

children’s sweater with butterflies @illderadebu

Knitting, crochet, sewing… The Katia community, once again, shares its creativity and makes our pulse race with marvelous projects. And, not only on social media, we also discover new talents at each edition of our creative competition, Katia Designers Awards 6. Like Esti Juango @ileradebu, one of the finalists thanks to the charming Butterfly Sweater design knit with Katia Basic Merino. As well as sharing the free pattern to knit…

How to make a macrame beach bag

A picnic in the park, an afternoon at the pool, or a day at the beach? Without a doubt, big bags are the most practical summer accessories. If you want to make a macramé beach bag with your own two hands, we recommend the new Premium Designers pattern. Catch the macramé fever, the trend of the summer, with the Silvestre bag by BUYI Macramé Art. Silvestre macramé beach bag “Bags…

We share some of the sewing projects that have been sewn with Katia Fabrics this 2022 Spring-Summer season. Shirts, T-shirts, dresses, accessories… we’ve encountered such surprising and original pieces that we want to share them with you. Seeing how our fabrics turn into such unique and beautiful projects makes us really happy. This Spring-Summer we’ve included some new fabrics to the Katia Fabrics catalogue, like Curled Cotton, Denim Print Color ,…

violet-chunky-cardigan free cropchet pattern

FirstHi, I’m Giulia Pizzato @giulia_pizzato90, I taught myself crochet 3 years ago. Without a doubt, YouTube tutorials and books were fundamental to learn all the secrets of crochet. It’s a continuous practice, which must never stop: experimenting and playing with yarns is the best way to grow creatively. I especially love nature, simple things, and photography. I’d say my passions are combined in my designs. Like the Violet Chunky Cardigan,…

crochet top and pants set

If you want to stand out with a matching crochet top and pants set, this Premium Designers pattern is ideal. Crochet designer Tanja Adolfsson suggests combining two designs: the Ronja crochet pants and the matching Lovis crop top. Without a doubt, the “perfect pair” for a total crochet look or to wear separately with other garments. To make your Lovis&Ronja set, you just need balls of Katia Capri, in your…

Today we suggests  step-by-step instructions so you can learn how to sew a sewing a flounced skirt. You can sew this summery flounced skirt in less than a day. Thanks to our Twenties Cotton fabric, you’ll achieve a soft and light skirt, it’ll become your summer staple. You can wear it with a matching top to create a dress effect or with a light sweater on summer evenings. Valentine creates sewing and…

crochet safety blanket

Hi, I’m Juli, the creator behind the textile character brand @lossospechosos for the last 12 years. I learnt to crochet as an adult —although my grandmothers tried to teach me as a child— when I moved from Mexico to Buenos Aires, where I lived in front of a yarn store. Led by my curiosity, I took all sorts of classes: sewing, embroidery, dressmaking, etc. until I discovered that making crochet…

how to knit a baby romper

Maria is a fashion designer for international brands who’s decided to create Mûmû, “a small slow-fashion project full of good intentions”. From this space, Maria supports ethical fashion consumption through Do It Yourself. “I firmly believe that knitting your own garments is a superpower that prevents the castoff of tons of clothes that damage the planet.” @mumu_knit’s patterns are easy to read, include charts and links to videos. To make…

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