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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…

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…

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…

3 fashion trends that you can knit using the patterns in Katia Chic 93 magazine

Fashion trends

49 models for women and 13 proposals for accessories and home are in our Katia Chic 93 magazine. Each design has been developed to make the most of our Spring Summer 2017 yarns. Therefore, our proposal includes elegant knit and crochet patterns, which are also energetic, versatile and timeless. All of this without forgetting about the season’s trends, of course! Discover the 3 fashion trends that you can knit using the patterns in Katia Chic 93: Navy Chic, Sport Deluxe and Openwork Trend. Katia Chic 93 Fashion Trends Navy Chic The classical nautical stripe returns to our needles for another summer…

Top Rainbow and the evolution of multicolour yarn: 5 different colours for a spectacular gradient effect

Top Rainbow

Do you think the Katia Spring Rainbow gradient yarn is awesome? Well just wait until you discover the multicolour evolution of Katia Top Rainbow. A super ball of yarn weighing 200 grams with 800 metres in a practical format for knitting and crocheting garments and much more than just shawls. You see, our most recent development is on the “top” of our multicolour yarns for various reasons. This is our gradient yarn with the greatest number of different colours. Up to 5 colours are combined to create a spectacular multicolour effect!  Pastels, vibrant tones, pinks, greens, blues, oranges, browns reds and greys are all featured…

Craft Lovers ♥ Lincys Summer Top crochet pattern by Knitting the Skyline

Summer Top crochet pattern

Hello Summer! We welcome you with this Lincys Summer Top created by Lucía from Knitting the Skyline for our Craft Lovers section. This multifaceted designer from Madrid will try her hand at anything: amigurumi, knitted garments, crochet, macrame and even embroidery. As a result of her passion for DIY she abandoned her office job to dedicate herself exclusively to the world of yarns and the hand made. As a result, this restless young woman now dedicates her time and talents to teaching workshops and designing patterns in knit and crochet. Discover her simple, young and fresh designs on her Instagram profile. And, of course, follow the step by step instructions to make this…

One pack of Katia Ombré Cotton = One knit or crochet openwork shawl in gradient colours

openwork shawl in gradient

Attention, here’s something new! We propose that you knit or crochet a beautiful openwork shawl in gradient colours with a pack of Katia Ombré Cotton. Just like Katia Ombré -the Extra-fine Merino version- with only one pack you can knit or crochet a beautiful openwork shawl. We are now presenting 5 packs each comprising of 6 balls of 100% cotton yarn in different tones of one colour. Of course, we are also sharing two very simple free patterns to make your openwork shawl in gradient colours easy. Whether your strength is in crochet or you prefer knitting, download the PDF with both sets of…

Here are the 7 easiest knit patterns for girls feature in the Katia Kids 81 magazine

Knit patterns for girls

ATTENTION: The following knit patterns for girls feature in the Katia Kids 81 magazine 😉 On this occasion we propose a selection of 7 garments for summer which are very easy to knit. The majority of these patterns have instructions for sizes 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 & 12 years. In addition to these easy models, you’ll also find a total of 42 creations for girls and boys in the magazine. Of course, there are both knit and crochet patterns with varying levels of difficulty. If you prefer, you can download the individual model instructions in PDF format on the web.…