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Eurybia crochet sweater by Blage Crochet Design, a great project for beginners who want to move up!

crochet sweater pattern

Hello! My name is Blazenka Simic-Boro and I am the designer behind Blage Crochet Design. My mom learned me how to crochet and knit as a child. She was the best teacher and tester; all my patterns are first tested by her. I’ve been designing and making home decor for years, as well as my own clothes and accessories. I always try to create interesting designs using the basic crochet stitches that are also beginner friendly. My patterns are already published in Crochet Now, Interweave Crochet, I Like Crochet, Happily Hooked and Your Crochet & Knitting Magazine. Since a couple…

Make your first handmade jumper! 10 easy knit and crochet pullovers for beginners

jumpers for beginners

Have you recently started to learn how to knit or crochet? If so, you probably have a hat, scarf or mobile phone cover on your list of projects to do. We share lots of home ideas and accessories in our Katia magazines and on the website. Furthermore, these models are quick to make using large size needles and chunky yarns. However, what about putting your skills to the test and making a bigger garment? In fact, we want to motivate you to knit or crochet your first jumper!  If you think this is a difficult and timely project… think again. These…

Your sewing projects with winter fabrics: Get inspired with our Creative room VI

Cushion panels nnight animals

It´s almost Christmas time, we are very excited to show you what you have sewn this last quarter of the year with the winter fabrics of the Fall / Winter 2019/2020 collection. And that’s why today we present you the Creative room VI, where you can see a selection of sewing projects that will have sewn in recent months. Soft and warm fabrics accompanied by sewing patterns according to this new autumn-winter season. Many sweatshirts, pants and raincoats accompanied by a wide variety of bags, cushions and accessories. Without forgetting the precious projects for babies . Projects with winter fabrics…

3 women’s garments to sew with our star fabrics: popelin, jersey and waterproof

Holidays is just around the corner. If you like to sew, you will surely love the fact of being able to show off a garment made by you. Sew that special dress to wear at a dinner with friends or a raincoat full of color to walk in the rain with your children. Sounds great, right? Well, let’s not waste any more time and move on to the patterns and fabrics that we have prepared for you. Enjoy between fabrics, threads and patterns with a special project for this Christmas. The poplin, the sweater and the waterproof will be the…

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…

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…

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…

New fabrics from the Katia Fabrics Autumn Winter 2019-2020 collection: 31 prints for sewing accessories and garments this season

new fabrics AW coillection

You can’t wait to see the new fabrics from the Katia Fabrics autumn winter 2019-2020 season. It’s true isn’t it? Well, the time has finally arrived. We are presenting you with more than 31 new prints on our poplin, jersey and sweat fabrics, plus this season’s novelty: waterproof fabric. LIFE IN THE DARK is the name of our new Autumn-Winter 2019-2020 collection. A collection inspired by the night and the perception that children have of it. Nighttime has all the elements to captivate children and feed their imaginations with magical and mysterious adventures. See Catalogue Stories that thrive when the…

10 new printed yarns to make garments in jacquard designs, animal prints, gradient colours, neon tones…

printed yarns for knitting

If your weakness is knitting or crocheting with fantasy yarns, then get your needles and hooks ready! Let’s knit and crochet with these 10 new printed yarns. Would you like to knit or crochet a ball of yarn and achieve a different result? This season we propose that you create garments in jacquard designs, animal prints, gradient colour effects and fluorescent colours. Of course, you will also find a large range of multicolour yarns with that “Katia trademark” fantasy touch. 😉 Marled, shiny, spray colours and tweed effect yarns. Which are your favourite printed yarns? Have you already tried some…

11 new Katia yarns to enjoy making projects with only 1 or 2 balls this Autumn Winter 2019-2020

new Katia yarns

Stop the summer crochet or knit project you are working on for a moment and take note. Here are another 11 new Autumn Winter 2019-2020 Katia yarns! In our last post we introduced you to the 6 new yarns from Concept by Katia. Furthermore, we launched a prize giveaway (after reading this post you can visit the previous post and take part!). However, there are still many more novelties to come! But for now, if you enjoy making projects with only 1 or 2 balls of yarn, stay with us to discover these 11 new Katia yarns. New Katia Yarns…