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Sewers, knitters and crocheters, take note of our new duffle bag, backpack and mini yarn holder bag patterns

padded backpack

Backpacks, handbags, bum bags, duffle bags, sewing boxes, toiletry bags, mini yarn holder bag…. we could go on forever and beyond. It goes without saying that we love accessories. Even more so if they have something to do with sewing, knitting or crocheting. As a result, we have added 3 more patterns to our collection this season. Moreover, we are showcasing our new fabric Waterproof which we combine with knitted sections made from our yarns. We know only too well that our passion for handicrafts inspires us to mix different techniques together. Fabrics and yarns go hand in hand when…

7 Katia Plus size patterns for knitting XL (16-18), XXL (20-22) and XXXL (24-26) garments

Katia Plus patterns

In each Katia Women’s magazine you find a wide range of knit and crochet patterns available from size M (8-10) to size XXL (20-22). However, we want to make sure you can knit your own clothes whatever your size is. Therefore, in Urban 102 magazine, we propose our Katia Plus patterns, a collection of XL (16-18), XXL (20-22) and XXXL (24-26) sizes knitwear. Katia Plus Patterns Knitting your project, feeling happy with the results and being excited about wearing the garment, which you’ve dedicated so much time to making, is our goal. Adapting certains models into all measurements and shapes is not always…

Pyjamas for boys and girls! Make the most of multiple jersey fabric options using the same pattern

Kids pyjamas pattern halloween

Most moms and dads would agree that kid’s pyjamas are one of the garments that get worn most during the winter months. True? Kids prefer to stay home and play indoors when it’s cold and rainy outside. Or curl up on the sofa watching a film and eating popcorn. Therefore, we wanted to include this basic in our sewing pattern range for the new Autumn-Winter collection. It is a two piece pattern with a T-shirt and pants with cuffs. Sizes range from 5 – 12 years. And the sewing level is intermediate. Pyjamas for kids We recommend using jersey knit…

Sew raincoats, rain hats, bibs and much more with the new Waterproof fabrics

Waterproof rain coat

This season we have introduced Waterproof fabrics into the new Autumn Winter collection. As a result, we are really excited about including them in our catalogue. Thanks to its water resistant properties, this fabric is perfect for all kinds of projects. For instance, raincoats, rain hats, bibs, toiletry bags, backpacks, etc. We have called the fabric Waterproof, but it can also be described as rainproof, laminated or oilcloth. The fabric is easy to sew and will not unravel or fray. Moreover, when you sew the waterproof fabric you do not need to worry about finishing off the seam edges. This…

Premium Designers Magazine: 7 knit and crochet patterns created by 3 European designers

Premium Designers Magazine

At Katia we’ve been designing knit and crochet garments for decades. Knowledgeable in the creative process, the one that transforms our yarns into unique pieces, we publish Premium Designers Magazine. Discover a project dedicated to designers of knitwear fashion and their designs. We invite you to make this series of knit and crochet patterns created by 3 European designers: Lisanne Multem from Happy Handmade Living, Katharina Henkel from Unikathiknits and Dario Tubiana from Rosso Cardinale. Learn about their stories and what inspires them through these 7 exclusive designs for Katia. Happy Handmade Living (Netherlands) My name is Lisanne Multem and…

6 new baby accessory patterns: Sew your own Maclaren buggy, Maxi-Cosi or Stokke chair covers

baby accessory patterns

For the new Autumn Winter season we have introduced a series of very practical and original baby accessories. How do you make a Maclaren buggy cover? Actually, it is very easy. Just follow the step by step instructions in our sewing patterns. Typically, baby accessories tend to stain easily. Hence, you can now sew your own with your favourite fabrics and prints. Jersey is an ideal choice. It is both soft and flexible, and adapts phenomenally to the curves and forms of different accessories. In addition, another suitable fabric is waterproof. This water resistant option is easy to wipe down…

3 colour combinations to knit your next Merino jumper using stripes, jacquard, granny squares…

colour combinations

Are you unsure about how to combine colours for your knit and crochet projects? Then take note of these 3 colour combinations. You can knit or crochet them using our wide range of Merino yarn. We suggest the following colour trends: cream and blue greens, beige and red or grey with violet and lilac. Choose the perfect colours from the balls of Katia Merino 100%, Basic Merino, Merino Aran and Merino Sport. 3 colour combinations To get you inspired, we are sharing this free knitting pattern. It features a between seasons jumper –Sweater Weather- with geometric motifs in jacquard stitch.  Moreover, optimize these colour combinations for…

Scuby Soft Bag by Sunny Designs: Square bag made with front post double crochet

Sunny Scuby Bag

Hi everyone! My name is Ingrid and I am a designer from the Netherlands. As a child I grew up with very creative parents and I used to do a lot of handicrafts. As I got older, I didn’t do that much anymore. Until 10 years ago when I started picking up crochet and embroidery again. Some years later, I learned how to knit! I enjoy sewing project bags and scissors holders and I also like design crochet and knitting patterns, which I share on my blog, Instagram and Etsy. I love to work with Katia yarns. You can find…

Have fun this season with the new ready to sew and enjoy cushion panels. 1 panel = 4 cushions

Foxes panel

One of the most amusing novelties for this season is the cushion panel. Each panel comes ready to be cut, sewn, filled and enjoyed. Make 3 or 4 character or animal cushions to decorate your room using only 1 panel. We have 5 models in two of our key fabrics; poplin and jersey. You will not be able to stop hugging these soft fabrics on cooler winter nights. Monsters, owls, bats and foxes are the protagonists featured on these original cushion panels. In the sewing world, this is a very easy project suitable for beginners. It is very quick to…

Katia Designers Awards 4: Publish a design made by you in our next Katia Easy Knits magazine

Katia Designers Awards

We want to publish a design made by you in our next Katia Easy Knits magazine. Here is a new opportunity to show the world your talent using knitting needles and crochet hooks. We propose that you take part in the Katia Designers Awards 4. In this competition we’re proposing two different categories: Women-Men’s Fashion and Accessories-Home. So this time, the Katia Design Team will choose two winning models, one from each category. Both patterns, knit or crochet, will be included in the Katia Easy Knits Autumn Winter 20/21 magazine. Bring out the designer in you and take part in the Katia Designers Awards 4! A design…