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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…

Amigurumi for Minicrafters: New videos to crochet Easter eggs, chicks and bunnies

Amigurumi for Minicrafters:

Hello, Minicrafter! Does amigurumi inspire you? Do you want to learn but don’t know how to start? Take advantage of these days at home to start this fun technique using our Easter patterns. Anna Jaune, our handicraft teacher at Katia Academy, shows you how to crochet amigurumis in the new video tutorials on our Youtube channel. Let’s learn and have fun with these Amigurumi for Minicrafters videos, no matter how old you are! We are going to crochet some Easter eggs very easily, a lovely little chick and a cute little bunny. Amigurumi for Minicrafters The stitches used are the…

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…

3 monstrous amigurumi to crochet with Katia Washi this Halloween. Let’s picnic with the Monstrous Family!

monstrous amigurumi

Get your checked blanket ready and fill up your basket with balls of Katia Washi… We’re going on a picnic with the Monstrous Family! We present Grin, Ranja and Lali, 3 adorable monstrous amigurumi. There’s no doubting that they make monstrously fun playmates for kids. We hope that these monstrous amigurumis live a thousand adventures with the tiny tots, before, during and after Halloween. And, of course, that you enjoy creating these likeable little crochet toys using Katia Washi. 3 monstrous amigurumi Where to start? First, download the Monstrous Family pattern. In the pattern you’ll find the instructions explaining how you make the 3 crochet monstrous amigurumi. You’ll also…

Knit in public with Felix! Thank you for taking part in our #FelixKnitsKatia Competition

Knit in public with Felix

Nerves, emotion, intrigue! We are going to announce the winner of the #FelixKnitsKatia Competion. But before we do, we want to say thank you…. First, to all the knitters and crocheters who have come out to knit in public with Felix on WWKiPDay. Many thanks also to the Katia stores for hosting Felix and for organising an event in their city. This year the Katia Knit Day Map connected more than 80 events throughout the whole of Europe. And last but not least, a very special thank you to De Estraperlo, the amigurumi artist and creator of our Felix, the happy knitter. Thank you to everybody…

#FelixKnitsKatia Competition: photograph Felix the happy knitter in your favourite place and win a Katia selection super giveaway

#FelixKnitsKatia competition

This year the World Wide Knit in Public Day 2017 is being celebrated on the 10th June. Here at Katia we want you to celebrate this special day in good company. Therefore, we have the pleasure to present you to Felix, the happy knitter. This amusing amigurumi wants to knit or crochet in public with you; and furthermore, help you win a Katia selection super giveaway with our #FelixKnitsKatia competition. #FelixKnitsKatia Competition We are going to have some fun! Get out of the house and take a photo of Felix knitting in your favourite place. Then share it with us on…

5 Crochet Bookmarks: Peter Pan, Little Red Riding Hood, Harry Potter, Snow White and the Little Prince

Crochet Bookmarks

Are crocheting, knitting and reading some of your favourite hobbies? If the answer is affirmative, you make us so happy! Because in addition to enjoying reading, you’re going to have fun making these 5 crochet Bookmarks: The Little Prince, Snow White, Harry Potter, Little Red Riding Hood and Peter Pan. That’s right! Accompany your reading with the protagonists of some of the most famous fairy tales. You only need a few mini balls of Katia Amigurumi 100% Cotton and to download the pattern here. This is our gift to celebrate Book Day with you. We hope that you feel inspired…