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10 easy crochet tops for women: basic, classic, openwork, floral, zigzag…

easy crochet tops

Which garment is essential, quick and easy to crochet? The summer top! There’s no doubt that jerseys, vests or crochet tops are pleasant projects. At Katia we want you to be able to relax and enjoy yourself whilst knitting or crocheting, especially if you are on holiday. Therefore, we are proposing a selection of 10 different crochet tops for women, but all so easy to make. Furthermore, if you do decide to make one of them, remember that all of our patterns are available (to buy or for free) in a downloadable PDF format on our website. You can also…

5 Kids Fashion Trends for Summer 2019: The coolest and most amusing handknit garments for kids

The school year is at an end and the kids are already dreaming about the summer holidays. We have to admit that we also looking forward to the sun, sea and ice cream. Therefore, on this occasion we are going to show you our 5 coolest and most amusing Kids Fashion Trends for Summer 2019. And, as you already know, you can knit all of them thanks to our Katia Kids 89 magazine. 5 Kid’s Fashion Trends We invite you to take a stroll along the coast. Discover the simplicity of sailor style sweaters and the fun of tops with…

Molla Mills Limited Edition: 7 modern Tapestry Crochet projects for your home

animal print crochet

Would you like to learn with one of the most outstanding creators in the world of crochet? You can make your first Tapestry Crochet project or perfect this technique with the help of Molla Mills, a genuine crochet expert. (Read more about her here). Discover how to create amazing patterns on bags, backpacks, baskets or rugs with the Molla Mills Limited Edition digital magazine. This Young Finnish designer presents 7 modern tapestry crochet patterns for you and your home. So enjoy here recognisable geometrical designs, colour combinations and easy to follow pattern instructions. Molla Mills Limited Edition Before you start,…

Makevolution: 16 exclusive designs for creative spirits. Enter and take part in the 2019 CAL & KAL!

Get ready to “makevolve” in 2019! We invite you to discover Makevolution, an exclusive collection of knit and crochet patterns from16 independent designers. Some of their names may already be familiar to you: Alimaravillas, Anna Jaune, Carmen García de Mora, De Estraperlo, Duendede los Hilos, Miss DIY, Gallimelmas, Knitting the Skyline, LalalaToys, LeHandmade, Living Crochet, Oh Mami Crochet, Ovejita Be, Santa Pazienzia, Susimiu and Xamalo85. Exactly! They are all Craft Lovers or collaborate with Katia on different projects. This time, we have brought together all their creativity, personality and talent in a very special digital magazine. Do you want to know everything that is waiting…

Home Magazine: 79 knit, crochet and macramé patterns to decorate your Home

Home Magazine

With the new Home magazine you are going to be able to knit and crochet all kinds of cushions, poufs, blankets, rugs, table runners, table cloths, place mats, baskets, net bags… Also, you are going to customise baskets and create covers for plant pots, kitchen jars and stools. Furthermore, a series of the patterns have accompanying videos showing you how to work some of the crochet stitches used. Home Magazine: Macramé Throw yourself into the art of macramé with Home 3 and our new Scuby Cotton yarn! We suggest a bag for you and a wall hanging to decorate your home. Both projects…

Knit fashion for everyone! 7 plus size knit patterns from our Katia Plus collection

plus size knit patterns

In each Katia Women’s magazine you find a wide range of knit and crochet patterns available from size M (8-10) to size XXL (20-22). However, we have been receiving requests for plus size knit patterns. Therefore, in Woman Basics 11, Urban 95 and the more recent Urban 99 magazine, we have presented a series of designs created especially for plus sizes. Stay and discover some of the plus size knit patterns from our Katia Plus collection (from size 16 to 26). Knit fashion for everyone We know that adapting certain models into all shapes and sizes can sometimes be complicated. We want our knit fashion to be…

12 knit jumpers with a history: discover the origin of some of the traditional knit designs

Knit jumpers

Would you like to know the origin of some traditional knit designs? If so, we suggest that you take a tour of the knit jumpers and jackets in our Essentials 13 magazine. We are going to investigate the history of stitches like cables, jacquard and aran. Discover some of the curiosities and legends that lie behind the 12 knit jumpers and jackets. Of course, we rescue the classics in this selection of garments, but we also bring you Essentials details by Katia. Knit jumpers with a history Jacquard Stitch This stitch method got its name from Joseph Marie Jacquard, the man…

Katia Special Crochet, our first digital magazine with 70 crochet patterns for you, your family and your home

Special Crochet

To all you crocheters out there, if you are looking for all year round crochet patterns, this digital magazine is for you! Discover Katia Special Crochet, our first digital and interactive 100% crochet catalogue, available in PDF format. Download 70 crochet patterns for all levels, all the family and all the seasons. Amongst the projects you will find a wide selection of garments and accessories for women, kids, baby and home. Take Katia Special Crochet PDF with you, whether it’s on your computer, tablet or your Smartphone. Get yourself the best selection of Katia Autumn Winter and Spring Summer crochet designs.…

Katia Designers Awards 3: Design a knit or crochet accessory for one of our magazines

Katia Designers Award

Would you like to see one of your designs published in one of our Katia Woman magazines? If so, our Katia Designers Awards 3 competition is for you. Here is a new opportunity to show the world your talent using knitting needles and crochet hooks. In this third edition of the Katia Designers Awards your knit and crochet accessories are the protagonists. We present 2 categories that you can take part in: Knit Accessories and Crochet Accessories. Of course, you can take part in one or in both categories with your best hat, scarf, cowl, glove, shawl, poncho or bag…

Learn how to make 39 quick, easy and youthful knit and crochet patterns with Easy Knits

Learn to Knit

Please tell us, what would you like to learn to knit or crochet for the new season? September is the ideal month to start a new project and to increase your knowledge. In our Easy Knits magazine we present you with our choice of 39 quick, easy and youthful patterns to learn how to knit and crochet. Pom pom hats, simple neck warmers, maxi scarves, versatile waistcoats, oversize jumpers or warm, cosy jackets for you. You’ll also find ideas for your home: mobile and tablet cases, a toiletry bag, a square bag, plus spongy cushions and blankets for the sofa. Learn to…