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How to make macramé sandals: video tutorial and 12-step instructions by @knittingtheskyline

How to make macramé sandals

If you’re already wearing your new cross-body macramé bag thanks to the latest video tutorial and free pattern by @knittingtheskyline, ¡surprise! We suggest completing your summery look with some macramé espadrilles handmade by you. You just need the yarn leftover from the 2 bobbins of Macramé Cord Fine you used to make your fringed macramé bag. We want to help you make the most of your 2 bobbins of 100% recycled thin cord. Do you want to learn how to make macramé sandals with your own two hands? Follow the full video and 12-step instructions to wear macramé espadrilles this…

Learn how to sew a children’s backpack for back to school with the polar bear bag panel

Kid's polar bear backpack panel

We continue preparing for the return to school, this time with a children’s backpack with a more winter print in blue tones and a polar bear as the protagonist. A very easy project to do with our Polar bear bag panel and the step-by-step sewing video tutorial that Marian has created for us. The backpack is a perfect size for the nursery or toddler. With a drawstring closure and a flap. Have fun preparing a 100% handmade back to school for your little one. Children’s backpack for back to school 🐻‍❄️ Take note of the list of materials and tools…

Participate in #MyHexagonDesign and win 20 balls to make the customizable Hexagon Blanket by @dendennis

Hexagon Blanket

If you are looking for a crochet blanket with a modern design, that is customizable and easy to make, today is your lucky day! Also, it’s a double win… Why? Well, on the one hand, we share the Hexagon Blanket pattern designed by @dendennis for free with Premium Designers. As you know, for the last 5 years, we support independent designers through this space dedicated to exclusive knitting and crochet designs. And, on the other hand, because you have the opportunity to win 20 balls of Katia Alabama (among other surprises). Surprise! Only if you participate in the #MyHexagonDesign competition…

Learn to sew a dinosaur backpack with a Katia Fabrics panel and make a matching crochet Dino Hat

sew a dinosaur backpack

Back to school, hatchlings! If at home you are fascinated by dinosaurs, save this post in your Favorites or on your Pinterest board. Here are two back-to-school projects for the coolest accessories. On the one hand, our sewing video tutorial teaches you how to turn a Dinosaur Bag panel into a dinosaur backpack. And, on the other hand, here is a free Dino Hat crochet pattern created by Gallimelmas with Katia Alabama. Surprise the youngest members of the family with a hat and backpack set with a fun dinosaur design.  Dinosaur backpack video tutorial  Take note of the materials needed and follow the step-by-step instructions provided in the video. We show you how to make…

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…

Learn to sew a rainbow ruffle dress with the tutorial by Charlène hands

tutorial rainbow ruffle dress

Do you want to sew a ruffled dress? Learn in this Fabrics Lovers how to sew a rainbow ruffle dress thanks to the step by step that Charlène has created for us. She combines different colors of the same fabric, the Sari Gold. A very beautiful and summery design that we hope you enjoy and dare to sew this summer. Charlène is the author and creator of content on sewing and lifestyle themes. Her passion for sewing was born about 6 years ago. Completely self-taught, Charlène does not stop learning something new every day, practicing and discovering new techniques and tricks…

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…

Discover the small universe of Cotton In Love: new yarn and magazine with 8 patterns for mothers and babies

Cotton In Love: giveaway

Cotton In Love, the new yarn by Concept by Katia, comes with a monographic magazine with 8 designs for mothers and babies. Enter this universe of pink, lilac and orange tones. Designs created to share a mother’s love for her child. Discover women’s jackets, sweaters and vests, as well as baby pullovers, cardigans and rompers. All knit with Cotton In Love, a versatile yarn that is easy to work with. These designs show off the stitches splendidly. Its comfortable texture makes this cotton-Merino a perfect yarn to knit the most special pieces for an unforgettable moment: maternity. Egyptian cotton and…

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…