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Make your first project in 2021 with Easy Knits Magazine and our new video tutorials

Easy Knits video tutorials

2020 has come to an end… Need some inspiration for new year resolutions in 2021? We suggest learning how to create handmade items with yarn! Make unique gifts, chunky garments or matching accessories. The last few months we have worked on new Easy Knits video tutorials for beginners and advanced knitters. Baby dresses, kids cardigans, women jumpers, accessories and cowls. Everything can be made with your hands and our new video tutorials! All patterns in this blog are available in Katia Easy Knits 9 Magazine, which includes 44 patterns for women, men, kids and babies. Below you can find an…

Let yourself fall in love with the collection of fabrics of the little rat reading

the little rat reading

We present to you “Little Rat Reading”: this updated version of the classic fairy tale “The Little Rat who swept the stairway” features a more intellectual and conceited character, this little rat prefers to invest in a good book instead of buying a bow for her tail. A collection of 3 very sweet poplin fabric in pastel colors. Small flowers, books, and Rats herself as protagonists in a collection made up of 3 100% cotton fabrics. Blue, pink, and ocher are mixed together to create the 3 most charming prints. Little Rat reading has been designed by one of our illustrators,…

Know all our fabrics with GOLD touches: jersey, sweat, muslin and canvas

lamas gold muslin

You already knew the GOLD touches of our summer canvas fabric and this autumn/winter season we have also included them in 3 more fabrics: jersey, sweat, and muslin. Small brushstrokes in golden tones give each of the fabrics a special, unique, and different touch. In the case of the muslin, their drawings are entirely printed in gold and silver. A detail that makes a difference and gives your looks and those of your little ones an elegant air. We present each of the fabrics and their possible applications in more detail. Get to know all our fabrics with GOLD touches…

Enjoy the children’s story “Tortoise and the hare” with our fabrics

MUSLIN WITH TURTLES

The story of “The Hare and the Tortoise” tells us a modern version of the classic tale, featuring fabrics in stunning moss green. What would happen if the tortoise got on a vespa or skate board? Don’t relax hare, you may not be the fastest one around here! This is our original vision of the children’s story. A collection made up of three soft fabrics in shades of green and gray. Two jerseys and a soft muslin whose protagonists are turtles, hares, and vespas. Combine these three fabrics with each other or with the new solid poplins and jerseys that we have…

Katia Designers Awards 5: A new opportunity to publish your own design in a Katia magazine

Would you like to see your designs published in one of our Katia magazines? If so, our Katia Designers Awards 5 competition is for you! Throughout the last 5 years, we have discovered talented knit and crochet designers. For example, Ana Pereira, Mely Raya, Marta Gacimartín, Ana Martin and Gretha de Jonge have seen their patterns published in our magazines. If you are also a yarn lover with a passion for pattern and garment design, take part and show your talent to the handmade community. Here is a new opportunity to publish your design in a Katia magazine; and also receive a package of Katia…

Crochet an easy baby blanket with velvet yarn! Enjoy the simplicity of the Amilishly’s free pattern

baby blanket buddy

My name is Alexa, I’m 29 years old and the designer behind @Amilishly. Until February 2018 I worked as a nurse in an oncology department in a hospital. I quit this job to pursue my dream of designing full time for Amilishly. I’m spending all my time on designing crochet and knitting patterns, of which my amigurumi are my favorite. You can know me from my doll Elsa who has fun adventures with me, or from my recently released book: Amilishly Dolls, a Dutch book containing twelve Japanese-inspired amigurumi patterns. Today I’m sharing my Buddy Lars Baby Blanket made with…

Muslin or double gauze fabric: learn a little more about the must have fabric of the season

rose muslin

Currently, muslin is a must for every seamstress and mom. A fabric with a thousand and one possibilities, 100% cotton with an openwork thread look, very fluffy, light, and not elastic. A very easy to sew fabric with many options. Surely you will identify it quickly if we talk about the gauze and typical baby blankets for babies. It is a delicate, super soft fabric and perfect for the delicate skin of the baby. This fabric has two layers together of the same fabric joined at many points that makes it impossible to separate them, that is why it is…

Who is ugly and who isn´t? Fall in love with our version of the children’s story “The Ugly Duckling”

the ugly duckling muslin

Within the new Autumn-Winter 20/21 collection, today we present our particular vision of the children’s story “The Ugly Duckling.” These prints defy classic fairytale and show that different people like different things. A black swan hides in-between gray tones and silver muslins. The acceptance and appreciation of something different resonate in these fabrics inspired by Anderson’s fairytale. Find two fabrics, a jersey, and a soft muslin with silver touches in the shape of original duck footprints. Combine these two fabrics with each other or with the new plain poplin and jersey that we have incorporated this season. The Ugly Duckling…

Back to school 100% handmade: Backpacks, sweatshirts, leggings, masks …

back to school

Do you want to sew a 100% handmade back to school? Fill your little one’s wardrobe with clothes and accessories sewn by you. In this post, we are going to give you many ideas to make backpacks, sweatshirts and leggings, comfortable dresses, and much more. We will also give you some ideas for the new accessory that will accompany us throughout this school year, the mask. Your little ones will be protected but also comfortable and with cheerful and fun prints. Our cotton-based fabrics are natural, soft, and breathable. All of them with the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® certificate that…

Are you looking for easy knitting patterns for kids? Here are 14 designs for jumpers, coats, dresses and much more

easy knitting patterns for kids

September is already here and every day is getting a little shorter and a little cooler. That means it’s time to get started with warmer projects using the new Autumn Winter 20/21 yarns from Katia! If you are looking for easy knitting patterns for kids clothing, take a look at this selection of 14 designs for girls and boys. You will find all the models, together with a total of 38 knitting designs, in the new Katia Kids 95 magazine. You can also purchase each pattern individually in a downloadable PDF format on our website. Kid’s Fashion So, what are our…