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

Twisted back sweater with lace stitch pattern designed by @bykaterinacrochet for Premium Designers

Twisted back sweater

One of my inspiration source for my designs is street fashion and it’s amazing that in our days you don’t have to be always in the street to get your inspiration. The internet is full of street fashion photos and ideas. Since I was just a child I was trying , and sometimes with great results, to recreate different garments by recycling some of my mom’s older (or not) clothes. Now i started to do it again and my biggest challenge as a designer is to recreate different fabrics using yarn. That’s why I present you the Sunlight Twisted design,…

Ochos crochet top by Ameskeria: An easy, cool and very flattering tapestry crochet pattern

crochet top

Hello! My name is Leire Villar and I am a professional crocheter. Here, at my personal label Ameskeria, I create content for different clients from the craft and publishing world. I have also published various ebooks. For example, the book titled Ganchitos which I created together with my friend Ingrid Valls. Ameskeria is a Basque word that means fantasy, imagination. From this starting point, I have gone along creating my universe with the aim of bringing innocence and freshness to traditional crochet. Colour, amigurumis and prints fascinate me. I also adore simple designs that are easy to make. Like the…

Mix & Match your own crochet pot holders with this free pattern by @hobbydingen

crochet pot holders

We are Ingrid and Marjan, a creative mother and daughter duo. A few years ago we picked up our crochet hooks and knitting needles again and since that day we have been crocheting and knitting together. We prefer to make accessories and decorations in our favorite colors. Blankets, pillows, baskets, scarves, hats and shawls… we make it all! Marjan has been designing crochet and knitting patterns since 2015. At first only for our own website, but later also for magazines and websites. You can find our creations on our blog Hobbydingen and Instagram & Facebook. For Katia’s blog we have designed…

Learn C2C Crochet: Follow the video tutorial to make the Bee My Baby baby blanket with Katia Alabama

C2C Crochet

In this video tutorial we are going to tell you all about the C2C, or Corner to Corner, crochet technique. Moreover, Ester from MissDIY is going to help explain the details. Follow these comprehensive step by step instructions and learn C2C crochet whilst making the Bee My Baby baby blanket with Katia Alabama. Ester will show you how to make your first C2C squares. She will also show you how to change colour and how to follow the graph with designs and letters. Furthermore, she will teach you how to make a simple crochet border edge around the blanket. Lastly…

Spring Petal Jumper by Laura Algarra: Make a simple, comfortable crochet garment with our new Boheme yarn

Spring Petal Jumper

If you like making your own clothes, without being a slave to fashion, you are going to love crocheting this Spring Petal jumper by Laura Algarra. This designer and crochet teacher has been creating her own patterns for four years. She learnt how to crochet from YouTube videos and “since then has not been able to stop”. She loves designing garments: “My objective is to create my own clothing, which is why my pieces are simple, comfortable and timeless. Therefore, they never go out of fashion”. Laura finds her inspiration in geometrical forms, architecture and nature. From these start points…

After the storm… comes the Willbe O’key CAL! A rainbow amigurumi by @deestraperlo for you

CAL Willbe O'key

“As soon as I became aware of the #andratuttobene and #desdemiventana initiatives, whereby kids paint rainbow signs and hang them on their balconies, I knew straight away that I wanted to make an amigurumi rainbow. In fact, it was more of a necessity than a desire. Rainbows, colours, positive sentiments and optimistic messages? Oh yes baby”. So, as in the words of Maria Sommer @deestraperlo, Willbe O’key was born. This likeable crochet doll with googly eyes is full of colour and raring to go outside after the storm. “And what is Willbe O’key doing whilst the storm continues? Well, the…

Make a crochet Rainbow Cushion with this new free pattern sharing by Follow the Crochet

crochet Rainbow Cushion

 “Andrá Tutto Bene”, “Everything Will Be Alright“… we can see this encouraging message accompanied by a drawing of a rainbow in many windows throughout our cities. This positive phrase and simple drawing made by children helps to put a smile on our faces during these difficult times. As we already featured in a previous post, numerous people are sharing their creative tutorials online. These tutorials show us how to knit, crochet and sew rainbows, and other ideas, to help us through the quarantine. Just like our good friend Samanta Fornino from Follow the Crochet and her crochet Rainbow Cushion. Here at…

New Fair Cotton Crochet Magazine: Feel nature and enjoy the designs of 11 crochet experts

Fair Cotton Crochet Magazine

We want to propose that you prepare a very special picnic! A get together with family and friends in your local park, the countryside, the beach or your favourite place. Can you imagine it? This event will be absolutely unforgettable. Meanwhile let’s feel nature with the 17 patterns in our new Fair Cotton Crochet magazine. Discover inspirational designs and learn all kinds of techniques with 11 authentic crochet experts. The Fair Cotton Crochet magazine is 100% for crochet lovers! Develop your passion for handmade with the patterns of designers from different countries. Enjoy the benefits of crochet while having fun…

#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…