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😷 Sew 13 face masks easily with the new mask panel for the whole family 🌈

panel mask

At Katia we always bet on creativity, encouraging you to create everything you dream of. Now, more than ever, we continue with you excitedly sharing new projects. We have created this original mask panel, a way to sew masks easier, reusable, and cheerful, thinking of both the little ones and the older ones. With this panel of masks, we want you to also give smiles with your eyes to everyone around you. Sew 13 double-layer masks. With the moon masks, you can mix and match prints as you like.   😷 Mask panel 🌈 With this panel, you can sew 13…

11 free knit and crochet patterns for tops, dresses, scarves and shawls using only 1, 2 or 3 balls of yarn

free patterns

Summer is here! The perfect time to knit and crochet with yarns made from cool fibres like cotton and linen. If you are a knitter or crocheter 365 days of the year, we have 11 free patterns for you to make over the next few months. They include tops, dresses, ponchos, scarves and shawls. These summer projects are full of colour and fun to make. Furthermore, they are not complicated projects… the summer holidays are for relaxing after all. Download all these free patterns at katia.com and discover some of the new Spring Summer 2020 yarns. Moreover, you only need…

Ochos crochet top by Ameskeria: An easy, cool and very flattering tapestry crochet pattern

crochet top

Hello! My name is Leire Villar and I am a professional crocheter. Here, at my personal label Ameskeria, I create content for different clients from the craft and publishing world. I have also published various ebooks. For example, the book titled Ganchitos which I created together with my friend Ingrid Valls. Ameskeria is a Basque word that means fantasy, imagination. From this starting point, I have gone along creating my universe with the aim of bringing innocence and freshness to traditional crochet. Colour, amigurumis and prints fascinate me. I also adore simple designs that are easy to make. Like the…

Learn how to sew a children’s caramel bag with a free pattern

caramel bag tutorial

The good weather arrives and the desire to go for a walk and enjoy the summer. In order to carry your most precious treasures, we have created this child-sized caramel bag pattern. You can increase the measurements and do it in adult size and enjoy an original and different accessory. To make this candy bag we have used our canvas fabric. A 100% cotton fabric with a grammage higher than the poplin that makes it a more full-bodied fabric and ideal for making bags, backpacks, or toiletry bags. Discover your favorite print in the new Canvas SS20 collection.   Learn…

6 Plus size patterns you can knit and crochet with your own style this summer

Plus size patterns

At Katia we want every fan of handmade items to be able to make their own fashion. As a result, we offer over 400 different yarns and fabrics. Plus thousands of knit, crochet, macrame and sewing patterns for all tastes. These include adult, kids, baby and home projects for all levels, styles and sizes! In the Katia magazines you will find models for men and women available in a wide range of sizes: from size M (UK8-10) to size XXL (UK 20-22). In addition, the new Spring-Summer 2020 collection also features new Katia Plus designs. These 6 plus size patterns…

How to sew a bath cape with our cushion panels

With our panels to make cushions, you can create many more things than you imagine. In today’s post, we are going to teach you how to sew a very original baby bath cape. We have decorated it the back and the hood with the prints of the fun otter panel. A perfect towel for the first months of your little. The mother lulls the baby and avoids getting wet. An ideal project for you or to give away with some other accessories such as a changing mat, toiletry bag, or bib. How to sew a bath cape To make this…

New Katia Kits: Learn to knit and crochet and give away moments of relaxation, creativity and fun

New Knit and Crochet Kits

If you are looking for original gift ideas for handmade fans, go no further. The knit, crochet & macrame kits will definitely be at the top of your gift list. Birthdays, Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Christmas… there’s a Kits & Fun suitable for every occasion. There are Katia kits for everyone! Do you want to welcome the arrival of a new grandchild into the family? Then, why not give a baby clothing knit kit to a knitting granny? Or surprise a friend who supports sustainable fashion* with a kit to make their own piece of clothing. Of course, don’t forget…

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…

Rainbow Mask 🌈 with the new Antibacterial Poplin

The masks for children and not so children can be fun and original. And that is why we have created this tutorial to make the most colorful and happy mask. In Katia, we have incorporated in these last days to our tissue catalog a new antibacterial poplin with biocide and waterproof treatment to make reusable “homemade” masks. In white and 7 solid colors. Combining these colors we have made this beautiful mask inspired by the rainbow that has accompanied us so much these days.   New Antibacterial Poplin POPLIN ANTIBACTERIAN WHITE New Antibacterial Poplin Tecnosani White is an antibacterial 100%…

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…