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How to make a different crochet top with a V-neckline and shoulder pads following the pattern by Dona M Handmade

crochet top with V-neckline

Hi, I’m Marta Ovelha, and I’m also Dona M Handmade. I’m a Portuguese crochet designer, I live in the most beautiful region in my country, Alentejo. My greatest passion is my daughters, Joana and Carolina or Joka&Lola. But I also have another passion in my life: crochet! Here I share with you the Paraiso Top pattern, a modern design with a crochet stitch that keeps tradition alive. I had the opportunity to try several Katia yarns, but the one I chose for my summer design was Katia Paraiso, a 100% cotton yarn with fantastic colors. I hope you enjoy learning how…

Summer Comfort giveaway, video tutorial and free pattern by MissDIY to make a convertible crochet bikini-swimsuit

crochet bikini-swimsuit

Without a doubt, crochet bikinis are one of the star projects this summer. If you were thinking of making your own, you’ve found the perfect post to learn how to make a crochet bikini. And if you like swimsuits better, this is also for you! Because Ester from MissDIY shows you how to easily transform a bikini into a crochet swimsuit. Do you fancy wearing a swimsuit 100% handmade by you on your holidays? Download the free pattern for the Kala Bikini-Swimsuit available as a PDF at katia.com and follow the video tutorial. You just need 4 balls of Katia…

Summer giveaway and free pattern! Win balls of Harmonia to make the Sunset Glow crochet top by Blazenka

sunset glow crochet top

Celebrate summer with the Sunset Glow crochet top by Blazenka @blagecrochetdesign! Enjoy the new free pattern designed by Blazenka Simic-Boro, the designer that won the hearts of so many crochet fans with her Eurybia sweater. Do you remember? If you loved her sweater suggestion for winter, we encourage you to make this new design this summer. The Sunset Glow top is made with Katia Harmonia, a light 100% cotton yarn with the perfect color gradient. Download this free pattern —a Katia exclusive— to start creating your crochet top from sizes S to 3XL. Do you want to win the materials…

Step-by-step video and free pattern to make a macramé bag with 2 bobbins of Macramé Cord Fine

macramé bag

If you are looking for tutorials to make an easy macramé bag, here you can find out how to make this summer accessory with just 2 bobbins of our new Macramé Cord Fine. You have a date on July 7 2021 with Lucía from @knittingtheskyline on our YouTube channel. Subscribe and click the bell to be notified! We share a new step-by-step video tutorial and free PDF pattern to learn how to make a macramé shoulder bag with fringe. Wear your customized bag this summer! 5 reasons to make a macramé bag Generous size. This bag is the perfect size…

Easy ideas for the summer! Learn with which fabrics it is best to sew each model and download the free patterns

easy patterns

With these easy ideas and the free patterns that we teach you today, we want to explain something very important to keep in mind when you want to sew a project. Choosing the correct fabric for each model or pattern is everything. Knowing the different types of fabrics that you can use for a specific project and their characteristics will help you avoid surprises, neither during nor at the end of making a pattern. With practice, it is something that you will do without problems, but if you are just starting out or have been sewing for a short time,…

Sew this easy baby romper in one afternoon with the new step-by-step video tutorial

poplin baby romper

  It’s been a long time since we sewed a garment for the little ones in the house. Today we sew together an easy, quick, and fresh baby romper thanks to our Fabrics Lovers Marian Garcia. A project that you can have ready in an afternoon and with only half a meter of fabric you will have enough. This sleeveless romper model can be made in a multitude of fabrics from the new spring-summer collection. Poplin is a safe bet, but you can also choose fabrics such as plumeti, bambula, denim, the new sari, or if you already have practice…

Bambula, the new fabric for sewing in summer that does not need an iron

bambula fabric

Do you know the bambula fabric? If you want to forget about the iron, include it in your summer wardrobe. Soft, fresh fabric with a very special wrinkled effect, know the colors and patterns of the spring-summer collection. The bambula is a 100% cotton fabric, with a “without ironing” effect, fresh, light, and with drape. Versatile and elegant fabric suitable for all types of spring-summer garments. Available in 6 prints and a plain in off-white. The appearance of this fabric is achieved with a technique similar to pleating that leaves small wrinkles in the fabric and gives it that unique…

Crochet is the King of Summer! Download these 7 free crochet patterns now to get ready for the holidays

free crochet

In summer, crochet is king! Carry a few balls of yarn, your crochet hooks in your project bag and enjoy your free time without any complications. Holidays are for relaxing after all! Therefore, we suggest you download these 7 free crochet patterns to make bikinis, tops, bags, shawls and scarves. These summer projects are full of color and fun to make. You just need a few balls of Katia yarns: Summer Comfort, Fair Cotton, EKOS, Belvedere, Harmonia, Fair Cotton Craft 175 or Cotton-Cashmere Degradé. If you’re still wondering what to crochet this summer, here are some easy ideas to choose…

What to sew this spring summer? Download 10 free sewing patterns to make dresses, t-shirts, scarves, backpacks, beach bags …

free sewing patterns

The good weather is here and what better way to enjoy it than sewing in a relaxed way! For this reason, we propose 10 free sewing patterns to sew and wear this summer on the beach, in the pool, or at the campsite. Backpacks, shawls, dresses, T-shirts, bags… They are all simple and easy sewing projects to complete with the included step-by-step instructions. You just need the right fabrics for each project and the desire to create with your hands. Undoubtedly, the new fabrics in the spring-summer collection will make it difficult for you to choose the one you like…

Sign up for the Katia Workshops! Learn 4 different knit projects in the workshops organized by your local stores

Katia Workshops

Do you want to learn how to knit a project from start to finish? If you are looking for stores near you where they teach knitting classes, this post will interest you … Because Katia Workshops are coming! Together with the valuable collaboration of the stores, we present a series of knitting workshops. In these workshops, you will learn how to knit 4 interesting projects for women, children, and babies. Discover new stitches, techniques, or different yarn creations, while receiving personalized attention and professional advice from the store owners. No matter what your current level of expertise is, these workshops…