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#KnitAtHome & #CrochetAtHome: Connect with thousands of knit, crochet and sewing lovers

#StayAtHomeKnitting

Our goal is to help people stay at home and make the best of these moments as possible. Therefore, here at Katia we propose to do what you are most passionate about: knit, crochet and sew. We want to encourage you, whatever your present situation, to join thousands of handicraft enthusiasts from all over the world. So let’s see the creations they are sharing on social media networks. You can connect through Facebook, Youtube and Instagram by following the @katiayarns and @katiafabrics accounts. As a result, you will find a very active and mutually supportive community full of creative ideas. We invite you to…

Crafts for children: Sew some cute chickens for Easter 🐔

chicken easter tutorial

We continue to share simple and easy ideas to do these days with children at home. To decorate your home in a different way this Easter we teach you how to make these fun chickens with fabric. Hand sewing with a needle and thread helps improve fine motor skills in children. Always with the supervision of an adult, of course, we do not want those little fingers to be pricked. A craft to do as a family that they will love. It is also filled with cotton and rice to give it extra weight. You can make them in many…

Crochet floor cushion by Handmadejolie: Update your home decoration with this trendy square pouffe

Crochet floor cushion

I’m Mariska van der Neut, the designer behind Handmadejolie! Do you remember my free pattern to make a crochet plant pot with Katia Scuby Cotton? If you enjoy making decor ideas, this crochet floor cushion made with Katia Big Ribbon is perfect for your home. My style is mainly natural shades such as white, grey, sand and taupe. I also love to experiment with different types of yarns like Big Ribbon, a XXL tape yarn lighter than t-shirt yarn. For a long time I wanted to design a large square floor pillow. Not a typical pouffe, but more like a mattress cushion. This…

Oasis Mandala CAL 2020: The kit is now available! Make this baby blanket with new colors Katia Basic Merino

Crochet-Along Katia

Oasis Mandala CAL is a project to enjoy, learn, and furthermore, share the creative process with crochet fans all over the world. Do you want to make this beautiful crochet baby blanket? Get the kit with 8 balls of Basic Merino on our website and in Katia stores. We invite you to enter into Facebook and join our Katia Crochet-Along group. Why? Because there we will share this unique crochet pattern! Baby blanket by @bykaterinacrochet Hello! My name is Catalina and I am the person behind ByKaterina. I have designed the Oasis Mandala blanket for you using some new Katia…

Eurybia crochet sweater by Blage Crochet Design, a great project for beginners who want to move up!

crochet sweater pattern

Hello! My name is Blazenka Simic-Boro and I am the designer behind Blage Crochet Design. My mom learned me how to crochet and knit as a child. She was the best teacher and tester; all my patterns are first tested by her. I’ve been designing and making home decor for years, as well as my own clothes and accessories. I always try to create interesting designs using the basic crochet stitches that are also beginner friendly. My patterns are already published in Crochet Now, Interweave Crochet, I Like Crochet, Happily Hooked and Your Crochet & Knitting Magazine. Since a couple…

Learn to easily sew this envelope cushion cover and give it a romantic touch for Valentine´s Day

envelope cushion cover

In our sewing class today we show you how to easily sew an envelope cushion cover with only 50 cm of fabric. Surely at some point, you wanted to give a new style to the decoration of your living room, right ?. Renewing the covers of your cushions is so easy that you will want to change them every season. A simple project, perfect for beginners and with a very colorful result. And to celebrate the feast of love, we have added a most romantic detail. A heart-shaped pocket to keep secret messages for that special person. Surprise this Valentine…

Winter Rose Wrap by Linda Modderman: Crochet this romantic picot edge shawl with Alpaca Gold

picot edge shawl

Hi! My name is Linda Modderman and together with my husband and our four children we live in the Netherlands. The creativity runs through my genes. Both my grandmothers were always knitting and crocheting and taught be the basics as a kid. For a long time I didn’t knit or crochet. When I was pregnant of our third child, I made my first baby hat. I haven’t stopped since then! My husband is a professional photographer and always captures my projects in the best way. In my free time I design and write patterns. My specialty is crocheting garments and…

New Universal crochet pattern: Baby sack in Katia Bambi designed by Knitting Sheep

Universal crochet pattern: Baby sack

We are collaborating with Carolina Damonte from Knitting Sheep once again to bring you a charmingly different and very comprehensive project: the baby sack #CandyBabySack. If you like small challenges, you are going to enjoy this Universal baby sack crochet pattern. So, what exactly is a Universal pattern? We explain more below. However, the best thing you can do is download the free pattern and try it. Furthermore, learn to follow these instructions and you will soon see that it is easier than you think! As always, we love to read your comments and experiences about our Katia yarns patterns…

How to knit with circular needles: advantages, tips and patterns to knit seamless accessories

knit with circular needles

Are you a bit nervous about knitting with straight needles? Do you suffer when you have to sew the parts of a knitted garment together? If your answers are affirmative, we recommend that you learn to knit with circular needles. The advantages of these knitting needles joined to a cable are numerous. As a result, more and more knitters are only using circular needles. One key reason is that they are so convenient and comfortable to work with. Furthermore, you don’t need to turn the work at the end of a row. They promote a more relaxed body and arm…

Make your first handmade jumper! 10 easy knit and crochet pullovers for beginners

jumpers for beginners

Have you recently started to learn how to knit or crochet? If so, you probably have a hat, scarf or mobile phone cover on your list of projects to do. We share lots of home ideas and accessories in our Katia magazines and on the website. Furthermore, these models are quick to make using large size needles and chunky yarns. However, what about putting your skills to the test and making a bigger garment? In fact, we want to motivate you to knit or crochet your first jumper!  If you think this is a difficult and timely project… think again. These…