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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…

Perfect Colour Cycle: knit an identical degrade with every ball of Infinity, Melody, Infinity Shawl and Scala

Perfect Colour Cycle

Leave you needles to one side for a moment and press Play! In this video you’re going to discover what the Perfect Colour Cycle is: the latest innovation incorporated in our yarns. Amongst our Katia Autumn Winter 2017/2018 novelties you’ll find 4 yarns with this novel technology: Katia Infinity, Melody, Infinity Shawl and Scala. So, what makes these 4 yarns so special? Well, on the one hand, the Perfect Colour Cycle assures an identical degrade colour effect in all of the balls of yarn; it also guaranties a progressive and perfect colour transition between the colours; and lastly, each ball starts and finishes with the same colour. That means,…

24 handmade Christmas gift ideas each made with only 1 ball of Katia yarn

Handmade Christmas

X-mas is in the air! That’s why we are sharing 24 handmade gift ideas each made with only 1 ball of Katia yarn. OK! It’s time to get the gifts ready for Christmas, for “Secret Santa’s” surprise or for the look you want to create at your family celebrations. However, the list of things to do does tend to get longer, and sometimes there’s just not enough time, budget or inspiration to get everything done. That’s why we’ve created this selection of 24 handmade Christmas gifts: hats, scarves, shawls, neck warmers, bandanas, gloves and even a mobile phone cover. We repeat! All…

Merino Wool: 7 knit patterns in the 100% natural fibre that’s in fashion

Merino Wool

There’s no doubt that the key fibre for this winter is Merino Wool. The fashion world surrenders once again to its softness, resistance and flexibility. At Katia we know all about the benefits of knitted garments made from Merino Wool. In fact, in our collection we demonstrate the great quality and versatility of this 100% natural yarn. Our Merino Line offers a large range of compound yarns, in totality or in part, made from this fantastic yarn obtained from the merino sheep. This Autumn Winter 17/18 we propose an infinity of models made using Merino Wool. But above all, we want you to enjoy yourself…

How to make a crochet coat: super pattern and video tutorial by Ahuyama Crochet

crochet coat

Hello to all you Katia crocheters out there! I’m Helena from Ahuyama Crochet and I want to show you how to make a crochet coat. I’ve wanted to do a crochet coat like this for a very long time. Firstly, because I fancied doing something different; and secondly, because there’s nothing better than a garment made using our own fair hands. After giving it a lot of consideration –the idea of making a crochet coat is a little bit daunting, don’t you think?– I got to work. And, the good news is that it actually doesn’t take that long to make a crochet coat!…

Learn Ebony Stitch and knit a beautiful jumper designed by Lisallu using Katia Merino Super-Sport

Learn Ebony Stitch

Learn ebony stitch because Lisallu has done it again… she’s designed another beautiful knit jumper. And, once again, she’s sharing the complete pattern to knit her Ébène Jumper. It’s true! We love her designs for lots of different reasons. For both her choice of colour as well as the yarns she uses for her elegant jumpers. For example, for her first Craft Lovers design she knitted the Érable jumper using Katia Merino 100% in a fashionable earth brown colour. This time, she’s gone for the infallible colour black in Katia Merino Super-Sport. There’s no doubt that this is a very comfortable woman’s knit jumper which is ideal for…

Publish a design made by you in our Easy Knits magazine, take part in the II Katia Designers Awards

Publish a design Easy Knits magazine

18/12/2017 Finalists and winners 1 | Category: Women’s Fashion. Congratulations Gretha de Jonge! You are the winner of our Katia Designers Awards 2, Women’s Fashion category. Congratulations to the finalists: Aga Trawinska, Daniela Pavan, Elena Grecchi and The Knit Panda. Thank you so much for taking part! 2 | Category: Accesoires-Home. Congratulations Ana Martin! You are the winner of our Katia Designers Awards 2, Accesoires-Home category. Congratulations to the finalists: Maria Castrillo, Irene Milian, Olga Panag and  Mariangela Schiattarella. Thank you so much for taking part! We want to publish a design made by you in our next Katia Easy Knits magazine. Therefore, we propose that you…

How to knit and crochet with the 45 patterns featured in the new Katia Easy Knits magazine. Only basic stitches!

Easy Knits

If you think that learning to knit or crochet is impossible for you, pay attention! We’re going to show you how to knit and crochet thanks to the 45 easy patterns featured in the new Katia Easy Knits magazine. Our proposals include hats, scarves, gloves, neck warmers, waistcoats and very comfortable jumpers and ponchos that are both contemporary and youthful. Do you want to make an original bag or a fun rucksack? You’ll also find these patterns in Katia Easy Knits, as well as some practical crochet covers for laptops and mobiles. Keep reading… we still haven’t finished! And finally, add that ‘handmade’ touch…

Do you also knit or crochet with Katia yarns during the summer? Take part in our #SummerKatia competition

Katia yarns

UPDATE 04/09/2017 ¡Enhorabuena @amarmolvarela! Eres la ganadora de nuestro sorteo #SummerKatia. Esperamos que disfrutes de las revistas e hilos Katia. ¡Muchas gracias a todos por participar! 🌞 Congratulations ! You are the winner of our #SummerKatia prize draw. We hope that you’ll enjoy our batch of #Katiamagazines and #yarns. Thank you so much for taking part! 🌞 Félicitations ! Vous êtes la gagnante de notre tirage au sort #SummerKatia. Nous espérons que vous profiterez bien de catalogues et de #filsKatia. Merci beaucoup à tous pour votre participation ! 🌞 #madewithKatia #KatiaCotton #crochet #uncinetto #hakeln #ganchillo Raffle link: https://www.sortea2.com/versorteo/summerkatia-giveaway_203920 Una publicación…