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Join the Calm at Home Crochet Challenge! Learn how to make relaxing mandala squares with Ahuyama Crochet

crochet mandala squares

Prepare yourself a hot drink, get out your crochet hooks and relax while crocheting with Ahuyama Crochet. Look for your moment of calm each day to make crochet mandala squares. Get your Calm at Home Pack and play with the 2 colour combinations available. During 3 weeks, let yourself be guided by the step-by-step videos created especially for you by Helena from Ahuyama Crochet. Every week we will publish 3 video tutorials with subtitles in 6 languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Dutch and Italian. So you can comfortably follow the video and graphics to crochet your mandala squares. Connect with…

Handmade gift ideas! 10 free patterns to knit or crochet quick and easy gifts using the new Katia yarns

Handmade gift ideas

This Christmas give something made by you! We propose 10 free patterns to knit or crochet quick and easy gifts using the new Katia yarns. We encourage you to create something unique with your own hands this holiday season. Because handmade gift ideas are the best! The ones you chose especially for each individual person. Therefore, for yet another Xmas, we are here to help you with easy gift ideas for your family and friends. Moreover, in this selection of quick free patterns, we will also show you some new Katia yarns for Autumn Winter 20/21. Discover fun projects for…

Planned Pooling Top by Wilmade: Tips and video tutorial to crochet a top with Katia Magic Diamonds

Planned Pooling Top

Hi! I’m Wilma, a crochet designer from the Netherlands. Crochet started as a hobby during my Christmas break in 2014, but soon turned into more. In 2015, I started my blog Wilmade.com on which I share free crochet patterns. In 2018, I quit my job as a communication & PR officer to become a full-time designer. I’m sharing this passion with my mom who also designs crochet patterns. My granny and sister often model my designs and my husband and dad help to take pictures. It’s a real family business! I usually make shawls and hats, but lately I’ve discovered…

The Waves crochet jumper by Susi se enreda: Enjoy this pattern inspired by the sea and literature

The Waves crochet jumper

When you discover a passion in your life, the only thing you can do is let yourself go with the flow. That’s what happened to me with crochet: It came into my life to stay. Although it started as a therapy, when I was faced with a difficult work situation after my son was born, it has become an essential part of my day. I’m Susi, crocheter, librarian and creator of Susi se enreda. I adore touching yarns. Their colours fill me with energy and inspire me with ideas to create new projects. In fact, this is exactly what happened with…

Crochet an easy baby blanket with velvet yarn! Enjoy the simplicity of the Amilishly’s free pattern

baby blanket buddy

My name is Alexa, I’m 29 years old and the designer behind @Amilishly. Until February 2018 I worked as a nurse in an oncology department in a hospital. I quit this job to pursue my dream of designing full time for Amilishly. I’m spending all my time on designing crochet and knitting patterns, of which my amigurumi are my favorite. You can know me from my doll Elsa who has fun adventures with me, or from my recently released book: Amilishly Dolls, a Dutch book containing twelve Japanese-inspired amigurumi patterns. Today I’m sharing my Buddy Lars Baby Blanket made with…

Lose your fears! Learn to knit on circular needles with our step by step videos

Learn to knit on circular needles

What type of needles do you normally use for knitting: straight or circular? We already told you about the advantages and the differences of working with circular needles. After receiving many requests and questions, we are launching a series of videos to learn how to knit on circular needles. We hope they help you to lose any fears you might have about how to knit on circular knitting! Discover how to knit the basic stitches, as well as how to cast on and cast off stitches, on circular needles. Once you’ve had a chance to practise with interchangeable circular needles,…

Elements of Nature CAL 2020: Kits to crochet this blanket in 4 colour combinations are now available!

Elements of Nature CAL

Elements of Nature CAL is a project to enjoy and learn in the company of others, thanks to Internet. Do you want to make this beautiful mosaic crochet blanket designed by @bykaterinadesigns? Get the Elements of Nature kit with 10 balls of Merino Aran on our website and in Katia stores. In this kit you will find all the balls of Merino Aran you need to make this blanket in the measurements 100 cm x 110 cm using a size I9 (U.S.)/ 5.5 mm crochet hook. Choose your kit among the 4 colour combinations inspired by the elements of Nature: Air, Water, Fire…

Desteje combines yoga and crochet in the Manipura Shawl, an easy pattern inspired by a lotus flower

Manipura Shawl

Hello! I am Vanessa @Desteje, yoga teacher and crochet addict. I love designing crochet patterns, focusing on them from a therapeutic point of view. Crochet has a lot of benefits that help us enhance our self esteem and creativity. It also strengthens social ties, stimulates communication and creates a lot of satisfaction. However, above all, it reduces stress and anxiety. I bring my knowledge to my crochet classes to create a space full of wellbeing and relaxation. On this occasion, I have designed the Manipura shawl, inspired by the third chakra and made with 5 balls of Katia SeaCell Cotton.…

How to crochet a summer hat? It’s easy with the Chabepatterns pattern!

How to crochet a summer hat?

My name is María Isabel and I am the crochet pattern designer on Chabepatterns. I have a certain fixation with bags and the tapestry crochet technique. I also love designing fun projects for kids and home decoration. Crochet is a noble art. Furthermore, the variety of yarns and techniques available is so large that you never run out of ideas. It is an incredible opportunity to share this activity with others. Therefore, I am sharing how to crochet a summer hat with a few balls of Duomo from Concept by Katia. The Vista Hat is a very easy pattern to…

Emma Wrap video and pattern by Crochet Road, a crochet stole with tassels to wear all the year round

crochet stole with tassels

Hello everyone! My name is Joy Clements and I am the heart and soul behind Crochet Road. I started to crochet around 6 years ago. Since then, it has become my great passion. I like to play with colours and textures and to learn new stitches and techniques. Both my heart and hands are always full when I’m busy crocheting. I live on the Gold Coast (Australia) with my two daughters, sources of inspiration and great masters when it comes to colour. And with my husband, whose patience increases at the same rate as my yarn stash. I have had…