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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…

Make your first project in 2021 with Easy Knits Magazine and our new video tutorials

Easy Knits video tutorials

2020 has come to an end… Need some inspiration for new year resolutions in 2021? We suggest learning how to create handmade items with yarn! Make unique gifts, chunky garments or matching accessories. The last few months we have worked on new Easy Knits video tutorials for beginners and advanced knitters. Baby dresses, kids cardigans, women jumpers, accessories and cowls. Everything can be made with your hands and our new video tutorials! All patterns in this blog are available in Katia Easy Knits 9 Magazine, which includes 44 patterns for women, men, kids and babies. Below you can find an…

Add your ball of yarn! This is how to help the NGO IAIA elderly solidarity projects with your grain of yarn

solidarity projects

For many years, Katia has been working in partnership with the NGO IAIA, a non-profit organization of Labores Solidarias. Through knitting and crochet, IAIA promotes solidarity projects with the elderly in homes and residences. You already know the positive effects of knitting, both on physical and mental health. Knitting increases self-esteem, reduces stress and anxiety, encourages creativity, etc. In the last few months, many seniors have been forced to live in isolation at home or confined to residences for health security reasons. During this time, knitting and crocheting became their hobby and way of helping others: premature babies, homeless or refugees.…

How do you knit circular toe-up socks using a magic loop? Learn how with these beautiful lace socks from Siona

circular toe-up socks

My name is Siona and I’m from Madrid, although the famous ‘mojo picón’ sauce from the Canary Islands “runs through my yarns”. It may sound a little crazy, but knitting is one of the most important things in my life. Above all, I like knitting socks best. They seem like the perfect project to take with you wherever you go. For this reason, I am happy to be sharing the pattern for my Santa Pazienzia socks, made in Kashwool, with you. Follow the lace stitch pattern and discover how to knit toe-up socks using the Magic Loop method. I started these…

This is Concept by Katia: comfy knitwear, guest designers and an exquisite yarn selection

comfy knitwear

Among our pattern magazines, the elegance and modernity of the Concept by Katia designs stand out. A commitment to minimalist styling, straight lines and wide silhouettes in stitches that highlight the textures of the natural fibres. In the Concept 10 magazine it’s the details that make the difference: V necklines, cross over jackets, long coats, kimono sleeves, maxi jumpers, straight dresses, rib stitch blouses, bobble stitch scarves, pullovers with high necklines… and so forth. Fifty-five comfy knitwear and accessories for men and women with beautiful stitches, simple textures, fashionable colours and the exquisite Concept yarns. Discover Concept by Katia AW20/21…

Rosa vest with delicate ruffles, a bottom-up knitting pattern designed by Mauricette for Premium Designers

bottom-up knitting pattern

A year ago, Caroline de Mauricette designed a Berber-inspired pouf for your home decoration. Today, she is part of the Premium Designers with the Rosa vest, a bottom-up pattern available from size S to L. For making her design, Mauricette has chosen Ultralight Merino. This is a very lightweight Extrafine Merino wool with a voluminous sponginess and softness created by a new kind of technological innovation. Rosa Vest by @mauricette.c My name is Caroline and I live in Lille, in northern France. I have been knitting since I was 5 years old thanks to my maternal grandmother Mauricette. She taught…

Are you looking for easy knitting patterns for kids? Here are 14 designs for jumpers, coats, dresses and much more

easy knitting patterns for kids

September is already here and every day is getting a little shorter and a little cooler. That means it’s time to get started with warmer projects using the new Autumn Winter 20/21 yarns from Katia! If you are looking for easy knitting patterns for kids clothing, take a look at this selection of 14 designs for girls and boys. You will find all the models, together with a total of 38 knitting designs, in the new Katia Kids 95 magazine. You can also purchase each pattern individually in a downloadable PDF format on our website. Kid’s Fashion So, what are our…

Atlántico shawl video tutorial by Marianela Galo: How to knit a crescent shawl for summer nights

How to knit a half moon shawl

Hello! My name is Marianela Galo, and I am knitwear designer. Ever since adolescence knitting has been my daily moment of rest, creativity and meditation. Like all the women in my family, I always have some kind of project on the go that fills me with enthusiasm. Over time, I have become a professional designer. Furthermore, I’m happy with what I do! The majority of my designs are inspired by places of the world or from the inspiration that a material transmits. Like this Atlántico Shawl knitted from Katia Veganette, an exclusive design for you. Follow the knitting pattern and…

See Don’t See Top by Linda Allegra, a top-down seamless tee pattern to knit on circular needles

top-down seamless tee pattern

I’m Linda Allegra, from Italy, and I am a knitting designer and teacher. My mom taught me to knit when I was a child. I’ve been working in the textile fibers and yarns production process for over 40 years now. What I particularly love is sharing my work (@linda_knitbijoux). In fact, I teach in my hometown Biella. I love top-down constructions and to giving a tailored cut to my patterns. I love to enrich my garments with elaborate stitches that I often modify. Sometimes my source of inspiration is a stitch, a photo… Then I mentally work on it for…