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Knit and fabric or crochet and fabric, you choose! Get to know the new Knit and Sew patterns

knit and fabric patterns

Crochet and fabric or knit and fabric, you choose! Today is launch day and we present you with the new Knit and Sew patterns. Patterns where we have combined the materials that we love best: yarns and fabrics. If you like handicrafts in general and even though you might have one particular favourite technique, you always want to try new things. If they complement each other, like knit or crochet combined with sewing, even better. With these patterns we bring together the magic of sewing with the incredible texture of yarns. Three cool projects which will make the little ones…

100 Baby and Kids knitting patterns for a 100% handmade back to school season

Baby and Kids knitting patterns

The August days pass by… and before you know it, it’s back to school! So why not get ready for the new school year with these 100 Baby and Kids knitting patterns. Enter into katia.com or visit your nearest Katia store to take a look at our two new fashion knitting magazines for kids and babies: Katia Baby 86 and Katia Kids 87. Discover simple print effect coats, pretty striped dresses, hats with pom poms, comfortable oversize jumpers etc. As many as 100 garments and accessories for a 100% handmade back to school season! Baby and Kids knitting patterns We…

Katia Yarns Autumn Winter 18/19: Discover 18 new yarns and enter our prize giveaway

Katia Yarns

How are the holidays going? We hope they are going well and that you are enjoying knitting or crocheting somewhere out in the open air. Great, because we want you to discover 18 Katia yarns from the new Autumn Winter 2018 / 2019 collection. There are lots of new things (as many as 35), but for now we are going to talk to you about knitting and crocheting in a big way with XXL yarns. Then there’s also the arrival of our new balls of cake yarn which are perfect for making all kinds of accessories. And of course, we…

Crochet Mother Daughter: Girl’s Dress by Samanta Fornino and Granny Waistcoat by Maria Mirt

Crochet Mother Daughter

We are Samanta Fornino (Follow the Crochet) and Maria Mirt (I mieilavoriall’uncinetto) and we want to present you with this crochet Mother Daughter set. We’ve called this project, comprised of two crochet garments made from Katia Capri Plus and Katia Polynesia, Mini Me. We love the combination of these two yarns! On the one hand, because of the bright strong Capri Plus colours; and on the other hand, because of the delicate Polynesia colour range. Follow our crochet Mother Daughter tutorials and discover how easy it is to make this dress and waistcoat set. Of course, we’d also like to…

How to knit a kimono in only one piece with Ana Martin, winner of the Katia Designers Awards 2

How to knit a kimono

Do you want to know how to knit a kimono in only one piece? Then why not learn how to knit this summer’s key item with Ana Martin, winner of the Katia Designers Awards 2. We know this young Basque designer thanks to her participation in the second edition of our competition. In fact, you’ll find her design, winner of the Accessories-Home category, in our next Katia Easy Knits magazine. Meanwhile, we are thrilled to be able to dedicate this Craft Lovers to Ana Martin and her Deba Kimono pattern. With this knitting pattern we are all set to learn…

10 easy elegant knitwear designs using our carefully selected natural yarns from Concept by Katia

easy elegant knitwear

Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance is a quote from the French designer Coco Chanel. In this post, we are going to use a selection of 10 easy elegant knitwear designs to illustrate this phrase. To do so, we invite you to discover these designs in our Katia Concept 5 magazine: simple forms, on trend fashion colours and basic stitches for knitting versatile exquisite garments with personality. Not forgetting, of course, the key role played by the Concept by Katia materials: a carefully selected range of natural yarns for the choosiest of knitters. Without further ado, here are the key points…

14 new yarns Spring Summer 2018 by Katia to fall in love with and win a very special prize

We know it’s cold out there, but it’s February, the month of love. You know, San Valentine’s… a perfect reason to get to know new yarns, fall in love and dream of future DIY projects. Therefore, today we are presenting 14 new Katia Spring Summer 2018 yarns. Take note! Multicolour cottons, tape yarns, which are lighter than t.shirt yarns, and the best selection of natural fibres or recycled yarns are just some of our proposals so that you can knit with love, of course. So, do you want to know more about our Spring Summer 2018 yarns? Well then, continue reading… and if it’s…

DIY ideas for Carnival: 3 recognisable and fun easy crochet costumes for little adventurers

crochet costumes

Do you need some help with your little adventurer’s Carnival costume? Once again, we find our inspiration in universal literature and we are proposing 3 recognisable and fun easy crochet costumes. Chose your favourite adventurer, prepare your crochet hook and get yourself some balls of Katia Canada. Follow our crochet patterns to create the accessories for brave Little Red Riding Hood’s cape and basket; the powerful Magician Merlin’s starry hat, white beard and wand; a daring Pirate’s tricorn hat, eyepatch and sharp sword. Have you got everything you need in your basket? Well then, in an abracadabra!… we’re going to make these…

Katia Babystories: learn how to knit baby clothes with 28 easy designs

Katia Babystories

Travel through the kingdom of children’s fairytales with our Katia Babystories magazine. Learn to knit baby clothes with the 28 designs inspired by Little Red Riding Hood. Discover this range of easy patterns made up of square shapes and simple stitches. Katia Babystories is intended for you if you want to learn how to knit, or if you already know but prefer to make up easy and quick patterns. Knit baby clothes in modern designs and colours with ease. Once upon a time… Katia Babystories Learn to knit with Katia Babystories: blankets, jumpers, ponchos, hats, baby booties, dresses, trousers, waistcoats or jackets. And of…

Top 10 knit and crochet garments 2017. Which ones have been the most popular designs of the year?

Top 10 favourite knit

Here comes the New Year! But for the moment, we can only tell you that it’s going to be full of lots of new ideas from Katia. But without rushing too much, – you know, with that slow knitting spirit whereby we’ll let you know all in good time. So for now, why not subscribe to our newsletter and this blog to keep you up to date with all the latest news.  We’re going to make our farewell to 2017 as it deserves, by remembering some of our favourite garments. Do you want to know which ones have been the…