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Knitting is old-fashioned, it’s for women, it’s hard… or not? Our new Kits & Fun Easy Knits are for everyone!

Kits & Fun Easy Knits

Knitting is for women, it’s old-fashioned, it’s for grandmas, it’s hard, it’s lonely… or not? Break stereotypes and enjoy knitting and crochet with the new Kits & Fun Easy Knits. It went splendidly for British medallist Tom Daley at the Tokyo Olympic Games. 😉 Leave behind prejudices or clichés and give yourself the best gift: learn to make your own clothes, accessories and home accessories. At Katia, we help you with the smallest detail! Our new Kits & Fun Easy Knits are for EVERYONE… EVERYTHING to learn how to knit and much more The Kits & Fun Easy Knits include…

Knit your capsule wardrobe with Concept 11 Magazine: 52 minimalist patterns for Women, Men and Plus Sizes

minimalist patterns for Women

Concept 11 magazine features pure lines, with stitch textures as the stars. Find everything you need to knit your own capsule wardrobe: oversized pullovers, shawls and scarves, large jackets and coats. We continue including minimalist patterns both for men and women. And, also, a selection of designs with instructions for larger sizes as a new addition. At Katia, we encourage you to discover the beauty and serenity of the 52 Concept 11 designs. Trend: minimalist patterns Less is more. This is the minimalist trend that inspires the designs in the new Concept magazine this Fall-Winter 2021. Minimalism is back with…

Feel the thrill of knitting baby clothes! New Katia Baby magazine with 42 models and a free pattern for you

knitting baby clothes

Find up to 42 patterns for simple, clean pieces in the Katia Baby 98 magazine. Discover the excitement of knitting clothes for your baby —from 0 to 2 years of age— with the wide color range of different Katia yarns. Cardigans, sweaters, rompers, dresses, trousers, bloomers… in a wide range of pink and blue tones, but also beige, cream, tan and several tones of lilac and purple. Colors applied to striped designs and embroidered details that combine perfectly with the subtle patterns of our most colorful yarns. Of course, it also includes adorable blankets, pompom hats, booties and soft toys…

5 wonderful benefits of knitting: discover the positive health effects of knitting and crocheting

benefits of knit and crochet

A lot of studies have been made about the positive effects that knitting and crocheting can have on a person’s health. As well as being absorbing and interesting activities (in any of the existing techniques) they have a lot of physical, mental and social benefits. You only need to ask a knitter or crocheter if it is true or not… Discover the benefits of knitting and crocheting!  Every stitch is a new beginning What are the benefits of knit and crochet?  1. Knitting and crocheting produce happiness, increase self-confidence and help create a sense of well-being. They can also help…

Discover the small universe of Cotton In Love: new yarn and magazine with 8 patterns for mothers and babies

Cotton In Love: giveaway

Cotton In Love, the new yarn by Concept by Katia, comes with a monographic magazine with 8 designs for mothers and babies. Enter this universe of pink, lilac and orange tones. Designs created to share a mother’s love for her child. Discover women’s jackets, sweaters and vests, as well as baby pullovers, cardigans and rompers. All knit with Cotton In Love, a versatile yarn that is easy to work with. These designs show off the stitches splendidly. Its comfortable texture makes this cotton-Merino a perfect yarn to knit the most special pieces for an unforgettable moment: maternity. Egyptian cotton and…

Sign up for the Katia Workshops! Learn 4 different knit projects in the workshops organized by your local stores

Katia Workshops

Do you want to learn how to knit a project from start to finish? If you are looking for stores near you where they teach knitting classes, this post will interest you … Because Katia Workshops are coming! Together with the valuable collaboration of the stores, we present a series of knitting workshops. In these workshops, you will learn how to knit 4 interesting projects for women, children, and babies. Discover new stitches, techniques, or different yarn creations, while receiving personalized attention and professional advice from the store owners. No matter what your current level of expertise is, these workshops…

6 tips to easily follow Katia magazine patterns and knit your next project with confidence

tips to easily follow Katia magazine patterns

As the saying goes: “All roads lead to Rome”, we all know how to apply it to our handicraft universe, right? There are more ways to knit than there are knitters in the world! Ok, we are probably exaggerating, but the truth is there are so many ways to learn how to knit. There are different ways to hold your needles: continental style or English, Portuguese, etc. Even stitch names can change in certain regions and languages. Still, everyone has their own ways, habits and preferences for knitting. These are often a combination of inherited knowledge, workshops, YouTube videos or…

Katia Baby 94 Magazine: Discover 50 knitting patterns to dress your baby from birth to 2 years

Katia Baby Magazine

Make your baby’s clothing thanks to the 50 patterns available in the Katia Baby 94 magazine: baby’s very first clothing sets, soft woollen booties and hats, easy stitch jumpers, hooded jackets and classic cardigans, adorable dresses and pinafores and cosy baby bodysuits. Everything you need to dress your baby from birth to 2 years. We also explain how to knit cot blankets or a baby sack for the stroller. If you are looking for ideas to decorate your baby’s room or to give as a handmade gift, follow the amigurumi or soft toy crochet patterns from the Katia Baby magazine.…

Enjoy the Tårta Sweater by @vicky.knits! Knit this bottom-up sweater in size S-M-L-XL with chunky yarn

bottom-up sweater

Hi! My name is Vicky, and I am a knitter based in London. I discovered my passion for knitwear design in my second year of college. After finishing my apprenticeship with an Italian knitwear manufacturer, I decided to share my work with the knitting community on Instagram. T. It has grown since then and here I am, sharing my second ever self-made pattern with you on katia.com. I currently run vicky.knits in my tiny room in London. Designing, knitting and photographing all my little pieces with a lot of help from my friends and my very patient boyfriend. I love…

Les Petites Choses KAL: Let’s knit this sweet baby blanket together in our Knit-Along Katia group!

Les Petites Choses KAL

You can now order the Les Petites Choses Kit with 8 soft balls of Katia Missouri in unique colours! You will be using these new colours to knit this sweet baby blanket, designed by Morgane (Trust the Mojo), throughout the next 2021 Katia KAL. Before anything else, let’s explain that KAL is the abbreviation of Knit-Along, which means knit together in English. Therefore, with the Les Petites Choses KAL, we want you to enjoy the experience of knitting this soft blanket together with thousands of members from our international Katia Knit-Along Facebook group. Join our group to get the Les Petites…