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7 videos to sew an Advent Calendar and learn how to crochet Christmas ornaments with Ahuyama

Advent Calendar sewing panel

Make decorating the Christmas tree even more special! For the first 2 weeks of November, we are going to share 6 video tutorials to learn how to crochet Christmas ornaments. With the help of smiley Helena, the crochet teacher behind Ahuyama Crochet. Get your Advent Pack and follow the crochet Christmas decoration videos. Let’s create adorable figurines: angel, bauble, Nutcracker, present, snowman and star. But first, we suggest sewing an Advent Calendar with our Advent Calendar Kit. You can make easy sewing projects with our fabric panels that are ready to cut and sew. On this occasion, we will also…

If you love granny squares, join our new CAL and crochet the Nana baby blanket designed by @bykaterinadesigns

Nana baby blanket

If you love granny squares, you are going to love the Katia Nana CAL! With this CAL you will learn how to crochet a cute Nana baby blanket that consists of 25 different granny squares. The Nana baby blanket is designed by @bykaterinadesigns, as a tribute to many grandmothers. This design is a classic crochet pattern with a serene, and modern combination of pastel colors. Crocheting this lovely blanket is just as soft and soothing as a lullaby. In fact, Nana means lullaby in Spanish. If you want to have fun with crochet fans from around the world, then join our…

Celebrate trick or treat and decorate your Halloween party with our spookiest sewing panel

trick or treat sewing panel kit

A few days to celebrate the spookiest party of the year and start hearing the famous phrase, trick or treat? We want to help you with the decoration of this year, if you have children at home you will already know how much they like this party and what better way to do something done for you. With our Halloween Kit panel, easily decorate their room and make some original candy bags for them and their best friends. Follow the video tutorial with the step-by-step making of the entire Halloween kit that includes a bunting, a poster, and 5 sweet…

Knitting is old-fashioned, it’s for women, it’s hard… or not? Our new Kits & Fun Easy Knits are for everyone!

Kits & Fun Easy Knits

Knitting is for women, it’s old-fashioned, it’s for grandmas, it’s hard, it’s lonely… or not? Break stereotypes and enjoy knitting and crochet with the new Kits & Fun Easy Knits. It went splendidly for British medallist Tom Daley at the Tokyo Olympic Games. 😉 Leave behind prejudices or clichés and give yourself the best gift: learn to make your own clothes, accessories and home accessories. At Katia, we help you with the smallest detail! Our new Kits & Fun Easy Knits are for EVERYONE… EVERYTHING to learn how to knit and much more The Kits & Fun Easy Knits include…

Amigurumi Challenge with Lana & Ovi, Katia’s Minicrafters that fearlessly knit everything they imagine

Amigurumi Challenge

You start an amigurumi by learning the famous magic ring and end up calling it the tragic ring. You try inserting safety eyes without losing your fingerprints or your patience. Or, when you are concentrating on sewing all the pieces of an amigurumi with surgical precision, and it ends up looking like Frankenstein. Halloween is coming, confess: have you experienced any of these “crochet terrors”? 😛 Whichever your experience making amigurumis, we suggest participating in the #KatiaMinicrafters Amigurumi Challenge, a crochet challenge with a free pattern and prizes for the most terrifyingly fun photos on Instagram. Get to know Lana…

Women’s shirt video tutorial: Sew this fall’s fashionable garment and wear the “lumberjack” look

shirt tutorial

The checkered shirt, more colloquially called ‘lumberjack’, is still one of the trends this fall. Fashion is cyclical and when it comes to trends, everything comes back, the overshirts that were already worn in the 90s have made a comeback. A comfortable and easy-to-wear mid-season garment with jeans, leggings or pants. Make yourself comfortable! Prepare your sewing machine and follow the video tutorial that Nairamkitty has prepared for us to sew together this ‘all terrain’ model. Marian, has chosen to carry out this project one of the proposals from our autumn-winter fabric catalog: vichy muslin in Aqua & Choco color.…

Playtime! Discover more than 30 winter knitting patterns for children in the New Katia Kids magazine

winter knitting patterns for children

A rainy day? Let’s put on our warmest sweaters, a good umbrella and let’s play in the rain. The 32 winter knitting patterns for children -in size 2 up to 12 years of age- included in the new Katia Kids 99 magazine are perfect for keeping little ones warm when the temperature plummets. The children’s designs in this magazine are versatile, fun and warm thanks to our Katia yarns. Jackets, ponchos, sweaters, dresses and vests designed to comfortably dress little ones while they play. These winter knitting patterns for children are perfect to wear at home, at school or in…

Crafting bag SAL: Let’s sew together this practical multipurpose bag in our Sew-Along Katia group!

Crafting bag SAL

You can now order the fabrics you need to make this useful and practical crafting bag! With this new design of sewing machines, sew a comfortable and useful bag to store knitting needles, crochets, or your sewing tools, during the next Katia SAL 2021. First, we tell you that SAL is the abbreviation of Sew -Along, which means to sew together in English. Therefore, with the SAL Crafting Bag we want you to enjoy the experience of sewing this multipurpose bag together with the members of our international group Sew-Along Katia on Facebook. Join us to get the free sewing…

Knit your capsule wardrobe with Concept 11 Magazine: 52 minimalist patterns for Women, Men and Plus Sizes

minimalist patterns for Women

Concept 11 magazine features pure lines, with stitch textures as the stars. Find everything you need to knit your own capsule wardrobe: oversized pullovers, shawls and scarves, large jackets and coats. We continue including minimalist patterns both for men and women. And, also, a selection of designs with instructions for larger sizes as a new addition. At Katia, we encourage you to discover the beauty and serenity of the 52 Concept 11 designs. Trend: minimalist patterns Less is more. This is the minimalist trend that inspires the designs in the new Concept magazine this Fall-Winter 2021. Minimalism is back with…

Feel the thrill of knitting baby clothes! New Katia Baby magazine with 42 models and a free pattern for you

knitting baby clothes

Find up to 42 patterns for simple, clean pieces in the Katia Baby 98 magazine. Discover the excitement of knitting clothes for your baby —from 0 to 2 years of age— with the wide color range of different Katia yarns. Cardigans, sweaters, rompers, dresses, trousers, bloomers… in a wide range of pink and blue tones, but also beige, cream, tan and several tones of lilac and purple. Colors applied to striped designs and embroidered details that combine perfectly with the subtle patterns of our most colorful yarns. Of course, it also includes adorable blankets, pompom hats, booties and soft toys…