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Free online macramé course: Learn how to make 5 home decor projects with video tutorials

Free online macramé course

Now that we’re spending more time at home, it has become an important place in our lives. This last year, we have discovered new ways to learn, work and enjoy our spare time. In our search for wellbeing, we are more and more interested in interior design to create personal and welcoming spaces. We have certainly placed our trust in traditional tasks such as knitting, crochet, or sewing to customize our living space. Because creative decorative pieces spark joy and calmness in any environment. We hope that you will continue to fill “your own island” with joy! For this reason,…

Quick and Easy Ideas for Christmas: Cushion Panels and Masks

panel mask winter

The most magical time of the year arrives, and we want you to fill your Christmas with gifts made by you. We propose to you several quick and easy sewing ideas made by yourself to give and surprise your loved ones. Enjoy sewing and give something unique, and the most important thing done with love and enthusiasm. Also, you can always give it your own personal touch. Ideas such as a pack of 4 cushions for that room that you have been thinking of for a long time to give it a change of look or a panel mask with…

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…

🎄 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 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…

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 García 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. “These 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”. Carmen García 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

 “Andrá Tutto Bene”, “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…