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Desteje combines yoga and crochet in the Manipura Shawl, an easy pattern inspired by a lotus flower

Manipura Shawl

Hello! I am Vanessa @Desteje, yoga teacher and crochet addict. I love designing crochet patterns, focusing on them from a therapeutic point of view. Crochet has a lot of benefits that help us enhance our self esteem and creativity. It also strengthens social ties, stimulates communication and creates a lot of satisfaction. However, above all, it reduces stress and anxiety. I bring my knowledge to my crochet classes to create a space full of wellbeing and relaxation. On this occasion, I have designed the Manipura shawl, inspired by the third chakra and made with 5 balls of Katia SeaCell Cotton.…

How to crochet a summer hat? It’s easy with the Chabepatterns pattern!

How to crochet a summer hat?

My name is María Isabel and I am the crochet pattern designer on Chabepatterns. I have a certain fixation with bags and the tapestry crochet technique. I also love designing fun projects for kids and home decoration. Crochet is a noble art. Furthermore, the variety of yarns and techniques available is so large that you never run out of ideas. It is an incredible opportunity to share this activity with others. Therefore, I am sharing how to crochet a summer hat with a few balls of Duomo from Concept by Katia. The Vista Hat is a very easy pattern to…

Atlántico shawl video tutorial by Marianela Galo: How to knit a crescent shawl for summer nights

How to knit a half moon shawl

Hello! My name is Marianela Galo, and I am knitwear designer. Ever since adolescence knitting has been my daily moment of rest, creativity and meditation. Like all the women in my family, I always have some kind of project on the go that fills me with enthusiasm. Over time, I have become a professional designer. Furthermore, I’m happy with what I do! The majority of my designs are inspired by places of the world or from the inspiration that a material transmits. Like this Atlántico Shawl knitted from Katia Veganette, an exclusive design for you. Follow the knitting pattern and…

Half moon and square pleat mask kits

half moon mask kit

With our panel “Smile with your eyes” we have created mask kits that include everything you need to make masks with designs for adults and minis. With the same antibacterial and water-repellent treatment of all our antibacterial poplin. Reusable masks to take care of you and yours without forgetting creativity. The masks have original prints with details of hearts, rainbows, and “thank you” (a nod of thanks to the healthcare staff), suns, bikes, etc. Each kit has different designs so you can combine them with your favorite looks and go together with the little ones. As they are reusable masks, Katia…

Meet the 9 illustrators who have participated in the new panel mask ILLUSTRATORS and discover their secret message

panel mask illustrators

Our ILLUSTRATORS panel is very special, a panel full of color and creativity. 10 illustrators come together to design an emotionally charged panel. We dream of a near future when face masks will not be necessary. But now is the time to wear a face mask, to take care of both ourselves and others. Katia Fabrics accompanies you throughout these moments with unique designs for you and the little ones. They are ready to cut, sew, and brand new. With the free pattern in different sizes and downloadable instructions HERE. ILLUSTRATORS mask panel 9 wonderful Spanish illustrators have collaborated in…

Emma Wrap video and pattern by Crochet Road, a crochet stole with tassels to wear all the year round

crochet stole with tassels

Hello everyone! My name is Joy Clements and I am the heart and soul behind Crochet Road. I started to crochet around 6 years ago. Since then, it has become my great passion. I like to play with colours and textures and to learn new stitches and techniques. Both my heart and hands are always full when I’m busy crocheting. I live on the Gold Coast (Australia) with my two daughters, sources of inspiration and great masters when it comes to colour. And with my husband, whose patience increases at the same rate as my yarn stash. I have had…

Bag or backpack: the ideal companion for your summer activities

Bag or backpack vermout

Excursions walk or weekend getaways, during the hot season what you most want is to be outdoors and enjoy nature, beaches, natural pools, or the mountains. The mask has become one more accessory, combine it with your bag or backpack, and make a unique summer look. Accessories such as bags, bum bags, laptop bags, or backpacks are a must in our day. Canvas fabric is the best to sew them because they are durable. Take note of some ideas to combine your mask with our prints for you and for the little ones. Bag or backpack: the ideal companion for…

11 free knit and crochet patterns for tops, dresses, scarves and shawls using only 1, 2 or 3 balls of yarn

free patterns

Summer is here! The perfect time to knit and crochet with yarns made from cool fibres like cotton and linen. If you are a knitter or crocheter 365 days of the year, we have 11 free patterns for you to make over the next few months. They include tops, dresses, ponchos, scarves and shawls. These summer projects are full of colour and fun to make. Furthermore, they are not complicated projects… the summer holidays are for relaxing after all. Download all these free patterns at katia.com and discover some of the new Spring Summer 2020 yarns. Moreover, you only need…

New Katia Kits: Learn to knit and crochet and give away moments of relaxation, creativity and fun

New Knit and Crochet Kits

If you are looking for original gift ideas for handmade fans, go no further. The knit, crochet & macrame kits will definitely be at the top of your gift list. Birthdays, Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Christmas… there’s a Kits & Fun suitable for every occasion. There are Katia kits for everyone! Do you want to welcome the arrival of a new grandchild into the family? Then, why not give a baby clothing knit kit to a knitting granny? Or surprise a friend who supports sustainable fashion* with a kit to make their own piece of clothing. Of course, don’t forget…

⛱️ This summer sew with our sewing pattern magazine AQUA: Patterns from1 month to 12 years

sewing pattern magazine

Summer is the ideal season of the year for sewing. You have more time, more desire and you can sew very easy and quick projects. In the new sewing pattern magazine AQUA that we already presented to you in this past POST, you find 30 patterns from 1 month to 12 years with step-by-step instructions in real size. Today we want to show you some of the patterns that you can find in it made with our most comfortable fabrics, the jersey, and the summer sweat. Most of the patterns are a beginner or intermediate level so you can see…