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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…

Katia Baby Magazine

Make your baby’s clothing thanks to the 50 patterns available in the Katia Baby 94 magazine: baby’s very first clothing sets, soft woollen booties and hats, easy stitch jumpers, hooded jackets and classic cardigans, adorable dresses and pinafores and cosy baby bodysuits. Everything you need to dress your baby from birth to 2 years. We also explain how to knit cot blankets or a baby sack for the stroller. If…

CAL Willbe O'key

“As soon as I became aware of the #andratuttobene and #desdemiventana initiatives, whereby kids paint rainbow signs and hang them on their balconies, I knew straight away that I wanted to make an amigurumi rainbow. In fact, it was more of a necessity than a desire. Rainbows, colours, positive sentiments and optimistic messages? Oh yes baby”. So, as in the words of Maria Sommer @deestraperlo, Willbe O’key was born. This…

crochet Rainbow Cushion

 “Andrá Tutto Bene”, “Everything Will Be Alright“… we can see this encouraging message accompanied by a drawing of a rainbow in many windows throughout our cities. This positive phrase and simple drawing made by children helps to put a smile on our faces during these difficult times. As we already featured in a previous post, numerous people are sharing their creative tutorials online. These tutorials show us how to knit,…

Fair Cotton Crochet Magazine

We want to propose that you prepare a very special picnic! A get together with family and friends in your local park, the countryside, the beach or your favourite place. Can you imagine it? This event will be absolutely unforgettable. Meanwhile let’s feel nature with the 17 patterns in our new Fair Cotton Crochet magazine. Discover inspirational designs and learn all kinds of techniques with 11 authentic crochet experts. The…

Amigurumi for Minicrafters:

Hello, Minicrafter! Does amigurumi inspire you? Do you want to learn but don’t know how to start? Take advantage of these days at home to start this fun technique using our Easter patterns. Anna Jaune, our handicraft teacher at Katia Academy, shows you how to crochet amigurumis in the new video tutorials on our Youtube channel. Let’s learn and have fun with these Amigurumi for Minicrafters videos, no matter how…

YarnWoman

Wool Attack! Mega-Scarf! Increase! These are some of the super powers possessed by the fantastic YarnWoman. This amusing superheroine arrives all the way from Knit City ready to battle against boredom with the best weapons: yarns, needles, hooks and stitches. Ready to save the world from everything that’s not cool? Great! Get ready to celebrate World Wide Knit in Public Day together with #KatiaYarnWoman and the rest of her crochet allies. Make this agreeable, fantastic and…

Amigurumi Cacti

Are you looking for a easy to do, practical and amusing home decoration idea? Then we propose you these 2 amigurumi cacti that you can use them as bookends, door stops or simply to decorate a corner of your home. These 2 amigurumi cacti are a perfect project if you are just starting to use this crochet technique. So, we suggest that you download the amigurumi pattern which shows how to make your cacti bookends using Katia Big Ribbon and Katia…

monstrous amigurumi

Get your checked blanket ready and fill up your basket with balls of Katia Washi… We’re going on a picnic with the Monstrous Family! We present Grin, Ranja and Lali, 3 adorable monstrous amigurumi. There’s no doubting that they make monstrously fun playmates for kids. We hope that these monstrous amigurumis live a thousand adventures with the tiny tots, before, during and after Halloween. And, of course, that you enjoy creating these likeable little crochet…

Knit in public with Felix

Nerves, emotion, intrigue! We are going to announce the winner of the #FelixKnitsKatia Competion. But before we do, we want to say thank you…. First, to all the knitters and crocheters who have come out to knit in public with Felix on WWKiPDay. Many thanks also to the Katia stores for hosting Felix and for organising an event in their city. This year the Katia Knit Day Map connected more than 80 events throughout the whole…