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Join the Calm at Home Crochet Challenge! Learn how to make relaxing mandala squares with Ahuyama Crochet

crochet mandala squares

Prepare yourself a hot drink, get out your crochet hooks and relax while crocheting with Ahuyama Crochet. Look for your moment of calm each day to make crochet mandala squares. Get your Calm at Home Pack and play with the 2 colour combinations available. During 3 weeks, let yourself be guided by the step-by-step videos created especially for you by Helena from Ahuyama Crochet. Every week we will publish 3 video tutorials with subtitles in 6 languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Dutch and Italian. So you can comfortably follow the video and graphics to crochet your mandala squares. Connect with…

ūüéĄ Decorate your home with our Christmas panels and enter the draw for a pack of Katia Fabrics fabrics

christmas panels

If you like sewing and crafts, you will love the new Christmas panels. In canvas fabric to be resistant and last a long time in perfect condition. Very easy to do so that you have no excuses and this year you can do the Christmas decoration of the house yourself. The first panel is to make a nice and fun Advent Calendar. You can also join our SAL in the Facebook group and follow the video tutorials to do it in case you have any questions in the process. And the second is the Xmas Deco panel, which includes 15…

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 Gacimart√≠n,¬†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…

Learn latch hooking, canvas embroidery and hand weaving on a loom with new videos and the digital magazine Marrakech

textile techniques videos

Travel through desert dunes and the labyrinth of streets in the Marrakech Medina with these 9 decorative projects. Together with Carmen Garc√≠a de Mora¬†we propose that you discover three different textile techniques to create unique decorative items: latch hooking, canvas embroidery and weaving on a loom. ‚ÄúThese decorative projects -created using different textile techniques for the new digital magazine Marrakech– are inspired by desert landscapes contemplated from our homes. Those oases in the middle of immense spaces that people fill with color and freshness‚ÄĚ. Carmen Garc√≠a de Mora, textile designer. Learn latch hooking, canvas embroidery and hand weaving on a…

Elements of Nature CAL 2020: Kits to crochet this blanket in 4 colour combinations are now available!

Elements of Nature CAL

Elements of Nature CAL is a project to enjoy and learn in the company of others, thanks to Internet. Do you want to make this beautiful mosaic crochet blanket designed by @bykaterinadesigns? Get¬†the Elements of Nature kit with 10 balls of Merino Aran on our website¬†and¬†in Katia stores. In this kit you will find all the balls of Merino Aran you need to make this blanket in the measurements 100 cm x 110 cm using a size I9 (U.S.)/ 5.5 mm crochet hook. Choose your kit among the 4 colour combinations inspired by the elements of Nature: Air, Water, Fire…

Mix & Match your own crochet pot holders with this free pattern by @hobbydingen

crochet pot holders

We are Ingrid and Marjan, a creative mother and daughter duo. A few years ago we picked up our crochet hooks and knitting needles again and since that day we have been crocheting and knitting together. We prefer to make accessories and decorations in our favorite colors. Blankets, pillows, baskets, scarves, hats and shawls… we make it all! Marjan has been designing crochet and knitting patterns since 2015. At first only for our own website, but later also for magazines and websites. You can find our creations on our blog Hobbydingen and¬†Instagram & Facebook. For Katia’s blog we have designed…

Make a crochet Rainbow Cushion with this new free pattern sharing by Follow the Crochet

crochet Rainbow Cushion

¬†‚ÄúAndr√° Tutto Bene‚ÄĚ, “Everything Will Be Alright“… we can see this encouraging message accompanied by a drawing of a rainbow in many windows throughout our cities. This positive phrase and simple drawing made by children helps to put a smile on our faces during these difficult times. As we already featured in a previous post, numerous people are sharing their creative tutorials online. These tutorials show us how to knit, crochet and sew rainbows, and other ideas, to help us through the quarantine. Just like our good friend Samanta Fornino from Follow the Crochet¬†and her crochet Rainbow Cushion. Here at…

#KnitAtHome & #CrochetAtHome: Connect with thousands of knit, crochet and sewing lovers

#StayAtHomeKnitting

Our goal is to help people stay at home and make the best of these moments as possible. Therefore, here at Katia we propose to do what you are most passionate about: knit, crochet and sew. We want to encourage you, whatever your present situation, to join thousands of handicraft enthusiasts from all over the world. So let’s see the creations they are sharing on social media networks. You can connect through Facebook,¬†Youtube¬†and Instagram by following the @katiayarns¬†and¬†@katiafabrics accounts. As a result, you will find a very active and mutually supportive community full of creative ideas. We invite you to…

The 9 easiest t-shirt and cushion panels to sew within the new SS20 collection

As we mentioned when presenting the new Katia Fabrics spring summer 2020 collection, it comes loaded with surprises. Today we are going to focus on the original panels. Last season we already enjoyed the beautiful cushion panels ready to cut and sew. And this time we have incorporated 5 models in poplin fabric, 100% cotton. As a novelty, we present you with the panels of shirts, with enough fabric to make a shirt from size 2 to 12. An illustration on a white background for the front and a coordinated fabric for sleeves and back. Find the pattern to make…

Crochet floor cushion by Handmadejolie: Update your home decoration with this trendy square pouffe

Crochet floor cushion

I’m Mariska van der Neut, the designer behind Handmadejolie! Do you remember my free pattern to make a crochet plant pot¬†with¬†Katia Scuby Cotton? If you enjoy making decor ideas, this crochet floor cushion made with Katia Big Ribbon is perfect for your home. My style is mainly natural shades such as white, grey, sand and taupe. I also love to experiment with different types of yarns like Big Ribbon, a XXL tape¬†yarn lighter than t-shirt yarn. For a long time I wanted to design a large square floor pillow. Not a typical pouffe, but more like a mattress cushion. This…