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7 openwork stitch patterns that you can knit and crochet with the new Concept by Katia magazine

openwork stitch patterns

This Spring-Summer 2020, openwork stitches are back in a big way! If you love openwork stitch patterns, take a look at our selection of knit and crochet garments in the new yarns from Concept by Katia. Our proposals range from easy openwork stitches – if you are just learning to knit or crochet or need something simple to make – to spectacular openwork patterns. Of course, we really enjoy designing garments with openwork stitches here at Katia. As a result, we are betting on a beautiful range of knit and crochet garments in openwork stitches. Find them all in our…

Spring Petal Jumper by Laura Algarra: Make a simple, comfortable crochet garment with our new Boheme yarn

Spring Petal Jumper

If you like making your own clothes, without being a slave to fashion, you are going to love crocheting this Spring Petal jumper by Laura Algarra. This designer and crochet teacher has been creating her own patterns for four years. She learnt how to crochet from YouTube videos and “since then has not been able to stop”. She loves designing garments: “My objective is to create my own clothing, which is why my pieces are simple, comfortable and timeless. Therefore, they never go out of fashion”. Laura finds her inspiration in geometrical forms, architecture and nature. From these start points…

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…

Meet our first sewing pattern magazine Katia Fabrics spring / summer 2020: 30 patterns to make baby and children’s clothes and accessories

We are very excited to introduce you to our first Katia Fabrics sewing pattern magazine, inspired by the new AQUA Collection for the Spring Summer 2020 season. In this first edition, we have included 30 practical models to make baby and children’s clothes and accessories. Dress up the ones you love most with a unique and different style. Inside you find cool and comfortable clothes for the hottest seasons of the year, all of them made with our Katia Fabrics, designed by Katia’s team. To keep up to date with all the news and learn with our sewing tutorials, we…

Discover the 9 easiest crochet patterns for girls feature in the new Katia Kids 93 magazine

crochet patterns for girls

Yes, it’s still winter, but the new Katia Spring Summer 2020 Collection is here! We’ve been working hard to surprise you with new yarns, colours, trends, magazines, models, videos and sustainable projects. Therefore, to make sure that you’re up to date with all the latest news, we want to encourage you subscribe to our Newsletter. In addition to the new Katia yarns, we are also publishing hundreds of knit, macramé and crochet patterns. So you can find models for the whole family, whatever your level might be, in our magazines. Let’s start with the little ones of the household! On this occasion…

New collection Katia Fabrics Spring Summer 2020: Discover AQUA the new sewing magazine and the 58 refreshing print fabrics

Get ready, the new Katia Fabrics Spring Summer 2020 collection is now available on the web. And it comes loaded with news that you will love. In the coming weeks, we will show you in more detail each of the fabrics and sewing patterns of this season. We are excited to introduce you to our first Katia Fabrics pattern magazine with 30 models of clothing and accessories for sizes from 12 months to 12 years. Within our current catalog of fabrics, we incorporate 2 new fabrics: Muslin and Vichy. The cushion panels were a success last season and this could…

Knitted shorts by Tejiendo la isla: a refreshing pattern to knit in summer with Love Denim

Knitted shorts

When I was a little girl I use to wear a pair of shorts to do gymnastics, they were navy blue with white stripes at one side. Those shorts were practically indestructible. Furthermore, my mother recycled the ones that weren’t suitable for school anymore and I’d wear them during the summer. The Caroline knitting pattern is inspired by those shorts. Moreover, it’s a basic, easy to knit item which is both comfortable to wear and can be combined with everything. Therefore, I propose that you let your creative side loose with the Love Denim (a recycled yarn in shades of…

What to crochet in summer? 10 free crochet patterns to make ponchos, shawls, beach wraps, bikinis…

Free crochet patterns

Summer holidays are for resting, enjoying and relaxing whilst crocheting! That’s why we are proposing 10 free crochet patterns to pack in your summer suitcase. Thus you can make an impression on the beach, by the swimming pool, on the campsite… Ponchos, shawls, vests, beach wraps, bikinis… They are all simple and easy crochet projects that you can take with you anywhere. Furthermore, you only need one ball of Silk Degradé, Funny Rainbow, Soleil, Funny Rainbow Star or Jaipur Cake cake type yarn to crochet the majority of these projects. There’s no doubt that these balls of cake yarn are…

10 easy crochet tops for women: basic, classic, openwork, floral, zigzag…

easy crochet tops

Which garment is essential, quick and easy to crochet? The summer top! There’s no doubt that jerseys, vests or crochet tops are pleasant projects. At Katia we want you to be able to relax and enjoy yourself whilst knitting or crocheting, especially if you are on holiday. Therefore, we are proposing a selection of 10 different crochet tops for women, but all so easy to make. Furthermore, if you do decide to make one of them, remember that all of our patterns are available (to buy or for free) in a downloadable PDF format on our website. You can also…

5 Kids Fashion Trends for Summer 2019: The coolest and most amusing handknit garments for kids

The school year is at an end and the kids are already dreaming about the summer holidays. We have to admit that we also looking forward to the sun, sea and ice cream. Therefore, on this occasion we are going to show you our 5 coolest and most amusing Kids Fashion Trends for Summer 2019. And, as you already know, you can knit all of them thanks to our Katia Kids 89 magazine. 5 Kid’s Fashion Trends We invite you to take a stroll along the coast. Discover the simplicity of sailor style sweaters and the fun of tops with…