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Neon Sky Blanket by Xamalo85: Vibrant colours, softness and diamond stitch to put you in a good mood

Neon Sky Blanket

They say that colour can influence your mood, which is why we want to brighten up your day by sharing the Neon Sky Blanket knitting pattern by Ana Martín (@Xamalo85) with you. In addition to the vibrant colour, the soft enveloping Winter Washi Plus fabric also puts you in a good mood. Furthermore, we can add the relaxation generated by knitting the diamond stitch to the rich colours and pleasant touch. Once knitted, discover how each detail makes this blanket a practical and versatile piece. The Neon Sky blanket is the ideal companion for your car journeys, picnics in the…

Woolly hats and scarves: 16 knit patterns to wrap up all the family this winter

Woolly hats and scarves

The coldest months of the year have arrived, which means it’s time to show off those woolly hats and scarves. We encourage you to defy the low temperatures, and the snow, with a selection of woolly hats and scarves for women, men, kids and babies. Have fun and customise some winter accessories for the whole family. To help you do this, we propose that you play with the sizing, colours and materials of these 16 knit patterns. Don’t you know how to knit a scarf or crochet a hat? Then why not take a look at our Easy Knits magazines for knit…

How to crochet a sweater? Tips about yarns, hooks, sizes, gauge swatches, finishes, dye lots…

How to crochet a sweater

When we think about a handmade jumper we immediately think of one that has been knitted on two needles. What if we were to show you how to crochet sweaters, jackets and cardigans? For a lot of people who crochet, summer is definitely the best season for making crochet tops. However, when the cold weather arrives knitted garments become the key garments of the season. At Katia we want you to be able to enjoy both of these techniques all year round. So this time we are proposing a selection of women’s crochet sweaters, waistcoats and jackets for you. Take…

Learn how to sew an individual placemat with matching serviette. And debut it on Valentine’s Day!

individual placemat Valentain´s day fabrics

In a few days it will be Valentine’s day and we’d like you to celebrate it in “made with Katia” style. Which is why we are showing you how to make an individual placemat with matching serviette in today’s post. So you can proudly present your handmade table look this Valentine’s day. Play with different fabrics and prints to create your own personal touch. Above all, learn and enjoy yourself with this step by step video tutorial. With this tutorial we are going to show you a quick and easy to make project that will take you no longer than…

Be Yarner by Alimaravillas: Knitting Project Bag, Accessory Cases and Crafter’s Tool Belt

Crafter's Tool Belt

The Be Yarner collection includes a Knitting Project Bag, 3 Accessory Cases and a Crafter’s Tool Belt, and they have been designed by Alimaravillas especially for you, the yarner. So what is this Be Yarner thing all about? Well, it refers to someone who lives by and for fibres and yarns. A yarner goes backwards and forwards and around and around without moving from the sofa or their favourite chair. Of course, when they do leave home they always take their working project with them wherever they go. In short, it’s the type of person who cannot live without undergoing the…

Knitted headbands, bandanas, turbans… 4 patterns for knitting this season’s key accessory

Knitted headbands

Knotted, cabled, romantic, modern, simple, elegant… turbans, bandanas or knitted headbands, are this season’s key accessory. Turbans are definitely a versatile accessory that can be adapted to all styles, and furthermore, they are easy to knit. Play with forms, textures, colours, fashion trends … and create your own knitted bandanas. Are you looking for some inspiration? Our Katia proposal includes 4 Velvet Turbans: 4 velvety designs knitted with Velvet Fine by Carmen Garcia de Mora. Transform a modest look into a memorable one, give a special gift to that fashionist friend or keep your ears warm with a touch of glamour. 4 turbans…

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…

How to knit a pair of identical socks with one ball of Katia Jacquard Symmetric Socks

How to knit socks

The cold winter weather is coming, an ideal time for knitting socks. Haven’t you taken the plunge to try your first pair of socks yet? In these step by step instructions we are going to show you how to knit socks using only one ball of Katia Jacquard Symmetric Socks. This yarns perfect colour cycle for socks guarantees a pair of identical socks. How is the jacquard pattern worked? Really easily: You are going to to knit jacquard borders whilst working, without having to follow graphs or make any colour changes. Magic! How to knit socks In each ball of…