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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…

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…

Make a crochet plant pot or Christmas tree basket with the Handmadejolie’s free pattern

crochet plant pot

My name is Mariska van der Neut, and I am behind Handmadejolie. My love for crochet started when I lived in Sweden for a few years. I prefer to work with natural shades such as white, gray, sand and taupe. By combining several yarns together, you sometimes get a surprising result. I like to try out new things and share my designs on my website, on Facebook and Instagram. I especially like to design home decor items, clothing and accessories. Next spring my first book will be published with more than 25 crochet and knitting projects and beautiful interior photos.…

Download 20 free and easy Christmas gift patterns to knit and crochet for all the family

Christmas gift patterns

In around a month from now the Holiday Season will be here…It’s time to prepare the holiday gifts for all the family. If you are running out of time or inspiration, relax! Download free and easy knit and crochet patterns. Choose from a selection of scarves, hats, jackets and ponchos. Furthermore, there are even some blankets and cushions. In addition to this 20 Christmas gift patterns, take a look at the Katia website. Here, you can find up to 5000 knit, crochet, macrame and sewing projects to give to your loved ones. By the way, you also have a chance…

Premium Designers Magazine: 7 knit and crochet patterns created by 3 European designers

Premium Designers Magazine

At Katia we’ve been designing knit and crochet garments for decades. Knowledgeable in the creative process, the one that transforms our yarns into unique pieces, we publish Premium Designers Magazine. Discover a project dedicated to designers of knitwear fashion and their designs. We invite you to make this series of knit and crochet patterns created by 3 European designers: Lisanne Multem from Happy Handmade Living, Katharina Henkel from Unikathiknits and Dario Tubiana from Rosso Cardinale. Learn about their stories and what inspires them through these 7 exclusive designs for Katia. Happy Handmade Living (Netherlands) My name is Lisanne Multem and…

Have fun this season with the new ready to sew and enjoy cushion panels. 1 panel = 4 cushions

Foxes panel

One of the most amusing novelties for this season is the cushion panel. Each panel comes ready to be cut, sewn, filled and enjoyed. Make 3 or 4 character or animal cushions to decorate your room using only 1 panel. We have 5 models in two of our key fabrics; poplin and jersey. You will not be able to stop hugging these soft fabrics on cooler winter nights. Monsters, owls, bats and foxes are the protagonists featured on these original cushion panels. In the sewing world, this is a very easy project suitable for beginners. It is very quick to…