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wavy chevron blanket

Do you feel like you spend a lot of time on your smartphone? If logging off of social media to relax and make the most of your time is one of your New Year’s resolutions, try the Mantra Blanket. This wavy chevron blanket is perfect to keep you calm and collected, far away from digital noise and, of course, to enjoy something handmade by you.  Wavy chevron blanket Put your…

cowl neck crochet sweater

Do you want to learn how to crochet a cowl neck sweater? Take a look at this free pattern! Because the Cozy Cowl design by Knitting with Chopsticks is the perfect pattern to make a comfortable, warm, and stylish sweater. You only need six balls of Katia Snowy to complete this woman’s cowl neck crochet sweater in a size M. Cozy Cowl design by @knittingwithchopsticks Knitting with Chopsticks is a…

Christmas is coming, the magical days when the happiness of adults and children is on show in between the brightness of the illuminated trees and the smell of the laid tables. Enjoy the coziest Christmas sewing for your home and family with the magic and charm of something “handmade”. For this reason, today we are showing you how to sew tablecloth and napkins with the fabrics from the Katia Fabrics…

How to knit a turban headband

Petite Biche Rose is Laura, a passionate crafter of all kinds of techniques, especially textile arts. She likes to draw and to create her own designs like Maddy, an easy pattern to knit a headband vintage. «I especially like to design basic and timeless models, knitted with high quality fibres and a great variety of stitches». That‘s why, in this free pattern, Laura shares how to knit a turban headband with only…

Do you know what tufting is? Tufting is a textile technique that consists of inserting yarn into a fabric base creating loops or cut tassels, without knots. To do this, we use a tufting gun that quickly goes through the fabric canvas with each ‘shot’. Since the pandemic, tufting has risen in popularity like wildfire. In fact, if you check out the #tufting hashtag you’ll discover endless tufted rugs and…

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…

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 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…

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