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Learn how to make a simple raffia Tote Bag using the video and the Knit and Love crochet pattern

raffia Tote Bag

Get two balls of Katia Raphia ready to make a simple raffia Tote Bag. It’s so easy! You only have to follow the step by step video and the crochet pattern created by Sonia Ribas of Knit and Love. For this lover of DIY, all things handmade are like “a therapy that help us connect with our inner selves”. This project unites two of her passions: crochet and sewing. Sonia explains that she got started making things by hand “thanks to her mother’s sewing machine”. That’s why you are also going to learn how to make a lining for your raffia…

Crochet Mother Daughter: Girl’s Dress by Samanta Fornino and Granny Waistcoat by Maria Mirt

Crochet Mother Daughter

We are Samanta Fornino (Follow the Crochet) and Maria Mirt (I mieilavoriall’uncinetto) and we want to present you with this crochet Mother Daughter set. We’ve called this project, comprised of two crochet garments made from Katia Capri Plus and Katia Polynesia, Mini Me. We love the combination of these two yarns! On the one hand, because of the bright strong Capri Plus colours; and on the other hand, because of the delicate Polynesia colour range. Follow our crochet Mother Daughter tutorials and discover how easy it is to make this dress and waistcoat set. Of course, we’d also like to…

How to knit a kimono in only one piece with Ana Martin, winner of the Katia Designers Awards 2

How to knit a kimono

Do you want to know how to knit a kimono in only one piece? Then why not learn how to knit this summer’s key item with Ana Martin, winner of the Katia Designers Awards 2. We know this young Basque designer thanks to her participation in the second edition of our competition. In fact, you’ll find her design, winner of the Accessories-Home category, in our next Katia Easy Knits magazine. Meanwhile, we are thrilled to be able to dedicate this Craft Lovers to Ana Martin and her Deba Kimono pattern. With this knitting pattern we are all set to learn…

How to make a crochet Beach Bag made from Katia Washi. Learn, share and have fun with our CAL!

crochet Beach Bag

This summer we’re showing you how to make a crochet Beach Bag made from Katia Washi. A really cool project using jacquard stitch crochet as the key feature of the bags geometric design. This is the third crochet challenge that we’ve proposed in our Katia Crochet-Along Facebook group. After the practical Spring Bag and the YarnWoman super pattern, the amazing Sun, Sea & Crochet Bag, designed by Emilie from Lehandmade, has arrived. Proudly show off this beach bag, made by you, this summer! We’ve asked the Facebook Group members their opinion and this is the second most voted project. So you can see that we take the Group’s…

10 easy elegant knitwear designs using our carefully selected natural yarns from Concept by Katia

easy elegant knitwear

Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance is a quote from the French designer Coco Chanel. In this post, we are going to use a selection of 10 easy elegant knitwear designs to illustrate this phrase. To do so, we invite you to discover these designs in our Katia Concept 5 magazine: simple forms, on trend fashion colours and basic stitches for knitting versatile exquisite garments with personality. Not forgetting, of course, the key role played by the Concept by Katia materials: a carefully selected range of natural yarns for the choosiest of knitters. Without further ado, here are the key points…

Make your YarnWoman and fight against boredom! Super amigurumi pattern to celebrate World Wide Knit in Public Day 2018

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 brave yarn woman with the help of this super amigurumi pattern created by her behind the scenes ally, Maria from De Estraperlo. Polish up your crochet hooks and here we go! Super…

2 very easy Amigurumi Cacti. Make these amusing crochet bookends to decorate your home!

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 Fair Cotton. Of course, we love to see that you are following our tutorials and using our yarns; so remember to share your progress with us using the hashtags #madewithKatia…

Learn Jacquard Crochet with our Crochet your Story book cover

Learn Jacquard Crochet

Are you ready to crochet your own story? Then why not learn Jacquard Crochet and make this very hipster crochet book cover. At Katia we adore Book Day! We are always inspired by new, amusing and easy ideas to celebrate the union between books and the handmade. On this occasion we are sharing a crochet pattern so that you can make the Crochet your Story book cover. You only need a few balls of Katia Fair Cotton and a size D3 (3 mm) crochet hook. Download the pattern and follow the simple instructions (we recommend that you print the graphs). Learn…

Spring Bag CAL. Join the group to follow the tutorial and videos by MissDIY!

Spring Bag CAL

Whether you want to learn how to crochet or you already know how to do it, we invite you to become a part of our Spring Bag CAL. We propose that you follow the step by step instructions to make an easy, fun and practical crochet bag using a few balls of Katia Capri and Capri Plus. In order to do this, we are pleased to have the collaboration of Ester from MissDIY who has prepared a series of videos and a complete crochet pattern. Join our group on Facebook Crochet-Along #KatiaSpringBag! We are going to publish a new video every week (Spanish/English) and the Spring…

Crochet XL with Santa Pazienzia: Make a beautiful crochet blanket in fan stitch

Crochet XL

Easy, fun to do, quick to make… this is what Crochet XL by Estefanía González and her Santa Pazienzia project is about. If you’re looking for crochet projects that allow you to continue learning and to relax you during your spare time, there’s no doubt that you should follow Santa Pazienzia. Estefanía is a crocheter who enjoys every stitch, but “I’m also thankful when a project has advanced considerably in an afternoon”. With this philosophy in mind she’s sharing her Crochet XL pattern, showing how to make a gorgeous blanket in fan stitch, with us on Craft Lovers. The fan stitch creates a…