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

DenimBag by MadeinRox: The perfect crochet backpack for travelling, going to a concert, carrying your projects…

crochet backpack

My name is Rocío, but everyone calls me Rox (@MadeinRox). I’m from Madrid and I’m a maths teacher. I enjoy both numbers and balls of yarn equally: actually, they are two passions with a lot in common. I love to innovate, keep learning, and above all, create. Therefore, as a consequence, I am going to share this DenimBag pattern, which is one of my most recent creations, with you. In the step by step pattern instructions I show you how to make a crochet backpack with 6 balls of Love Denim. Although I do have various bags, I always use…

Boho Crochet Dreamcatcher by Lindsey Sophie: Decorate your home with this pattern for beginners

Crochet Dreamcatcher

Hi all, my name is Lindsey Sophie (@lindseysophie) and today I have a boho crochet dreamcatcher for you. I personally love Ibiza style and I’m totally into boho vibes, which is why I like to crochet dreamcreatchers with feathers and ribbons. Consequently when Katia invited me for Katia Lovers, I decided to try something else: a dreamcatcher with pom poms. This pattern is quite simple and suitable for beginners who know the basic crochet stitches, such as single crochet, half double crochet and double crochet. We will also use the popcorn stitch, which will be explained in a video tutorial.…

Lace Knit shawl by Valentinasknits: Knit this diamond and flower design with only one ball of Silk Degradé

openswork shawl

Hey… we want to share a secret with you… Valentina Bogdanova from @valentinasknits believes that every woman has a small secret. Furthermore, this Russian knitter based in Austria affirms that we all have a little mysterious something that makes us special. Just like her spectacular lace knit Shawl Taina, which literally means “secret” in Russian? For this reason, Valentina is proposing a sumptuous design inspired by diamonds and flowers. Discover the enigmatic colour range and the delicate lace stitches hidden within this feminine triangular knit shawl. And of course, enjoy the sensational silk whilst you knit the Tiana Shawl with only one ball of Silk…

Molla Mills Limited Edition: 7 modern Tapestry Crochet projects for your home

animal print crochet

Would you like to learn with one of the most outstanding creators in the world of crochet? You can make your first Tapestry Crochet project or perfect this technique with the help of Molla Mills, a genuine crochet expert. (Read more about her here). Discover how to create amazing patterns on bags, backpacks, baskets or rugs with the Molla Mills Limited Edition digital magazine. This Young Finnish designer presents 7 modern tapestry crochet patterns for you and your home. So enjoy here recognisable geometrical designs, colour combinations and easy to follow pattern instructions. Molla Mills Limited Edition Before you start,…

Triangular Crochet Shawl by Helmi’s Wollexpeditionen: Make a spectacular shawl with 2 balls of Infinity Shawl

Triangular Crochet Shawl

Shawls are definitely one of the most versatile of garments. They can be worn casually around the neck, or over the shoulders for a more elegant approach, to complete any look. Furthermore, as well as adding personality to the simplest of outfits… they also keep you warm! Which is why Helmut from ‘Helmi’s Woll expeditionen’ is sharing the tutorial showing how to make this beautiful triangular crochet shawl. This is an easy to make picot edge shawl, and only requires 2 balls of the Perfect Cycle yarn Infinity Shawl to make it. It is also the ideal size to wrap…

Your sewing projects: Get inspired with our Creative room IV

creative room IV patrones

Today, in our Creative room IV, we want to show you various creations from all around the world that have been made using our Katia Fabrics. There is a strong desire to make things that are original, different and fun. And this is what we love here at Katia. You can see this for yourself on the social networks using the hashtag #katiafabrics. To follow, we are going to show you a selection of projects to start sewing right now. Are you coming with us? Creative Room IV: Your projects >> Daisy, our winner of the Fabrics Xmas Challenge competition,…

Neon Sky Blanket by Xamalo85: Vibrant colours, softness and diamond stitch to put you in a good mood

Neon Sky Blanket

They say that colour can influence your mood, which is why we want to brighten up your day by sharing the Neon Sky Blanket knitting pattern by Ana Martín (@Xamalo85) with you. In addition to the vibrant colour, the soft enveloping Winter Washi Plus fabric also puts you in a good mood. Furthermore, we can add the relaxation generated by knitting the diamond stitch to the rich colours and pleasant touch. Once knitted, discover how each detail makes this blanket a practical and versatile piece. The Neon Sky blanket is the ideal companion for your car journeys, picnics in the…

Family & Katia Fabrics: Gemma Recasens and her first contact with sewing

family & katia fabrics gemma recasens

We introduce you Family & Katia Fabrics: Gemma Recasens and her first contact with sewing: Hi! My name is Gemma. I live in Barcelona where I am happily married to Pol and the mother of three beautiful children. I am also a lover of all the small details that make life so wonderful. I work in marketing for a large multinational consumer goods company. My great passions are my children, my family, my friends, reading, Yoga and DIY. At present I am enjoying my maternity leave after the birth of my third child. This professional break has allowed me to…

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…