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Knit a baby blanket, kid’s jumper, girl’s dress… with only one ball of Katia Fair Cotton Craft

With only one ball of yarn

Katia Fair Cotton Craft is one of the most popular new yarns from this Spring Summer 2019 season. There’s no doubt that this big ball of organic cotton cake yarn is conquering knitter’s needles for different reasons. For instance, this is an environmentally friendly Fair Trade yarn from India and Tanzania. Furthermore, the colour combination, which includes a white or beige base combined with 7 colours, creates beautiful striped garments effortlessly. However, what particularly stands out is the fact that a baby blanket, a kid’s jumper or a girl’s dress can be knitted with only one ball of yarn. Discover…

Molla Mills Limited Edition: 7 modern Tapestry Crochet projects for your home

animal print crochet

Would you like to learn with one of the most outstanding creators in the world of crochet? You can make your first Tapestry Crochet project or perfect this technique with the help of Molla Mills, a genuine crochet expert. (Read more about her here). Discover how to create amazing patterns on bags, backpacks, baskets or rugs with the Molla Mills Limited Edition digital magazine. This Young Finnish designer presents 7 modern tapestry crochet patterns for you and your home. So enjoy here recognisable geometrical designs, colour combinations and easy to follow pattern instructions. Molla Mills Limited Edition Before you start,…

5 tips to clean and care for woolen hand knit garments

care for wool

Do you know how to care for wool hand knit garments? We know too well how much time and effort you put into making your hand knitted garments. What a joy when you’ve finally finished off the last threads and can show off the results with pride! Because we want the satisfaction of this moment to last longer, here are 5 tips to care for wool hand knit garments. Learn these useful tricks to wash, dry and iron your knitwear! How to care for wool knits 1. Wool is a flexible resilient natural fibre, but requires some care to preserve its…

5 new Katia pattern magazines: 265 knit, crochet and macramé ideas for Spring-Summer 2019

Katia pattern magazines

You’ve already been introduced to the new Katia Spring Summer 2019 Yarn Collection. Remember choosing your favourites from the 15 new yarns, and subscribing to the blog in order to participate in our prize draw giveaway. As well as the 62 yarns available for this spring/summer collection, we are also launching 5 new Katia pattern magazines. Discover more than 265 knit, crochet and macramé ideas for women, men, kids, baby and home. We invite you to browse through all the magazines at our website and to add favourites to your Wishlist.  You only need to click on the button with…

Love Denim Challenge: Recycle an old pair of jeans to win 3 selection packs of sustainable yarns

Love Denim Challenge

“73% of the world’s clothing ends up in landfill or other waste disposal systems. Only 15% of the world’s waste clothing is recycled, and more alarmingly, less than 1% is reutilized in new clothing” according to the The Global Fashion Agenda. There is no doubt that we can change these percentage amounts if we modify our buying habits and support the responsible use of resources. For this reason, we want to count on you for our Love Denim Challenge, much more than a creative competition. Share a customised or recycled denim clothing idea with the world using our Love Denim…

Katia Spring Summer 2019 Collection: Discover 15 new yarns and enter our prize draw

Katia Yarns for Spring Summer

Do you want to know what the 15 new Spring Summer 2019 Katia yarns are? Discover a series of knit and crochet ideas for women, men, kids, baby and home with each new yarn. We hope you will be pleasantly surprised with the outstanding design selection, some of which are available for free. There is, of course, so much more than these 15 new yarns and patterns! Find inspiration among the more than 265 knit, crochet and macramé models published in the 5 new Katia Spring Summer 2019 magazines. Make your projects using the perfect yarns thanks to the wide range of…

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…

Makevolution: 16 exclusive designs for creative spirits. Enter and take part in the 2019 CAL & KAL!

Get ready to “makevolve” in 2019! We invite you to discover Makevolution, an exclusive collection of knit and crochet patterns from16 independent designers. Some of their names may already be familiar to you: Alimaravillas, Anna Jaune, Carmen García de Mora, De Estraperlo, Duendede los Hilos, Miss DIY, Gallimelmas, Knitting the Skyline, LalalaToys, LeHandmade, Living Crochet, Oh Mami Crochet, Ovejita Be, Santa Pazienzia, Susimiu and Xamalo85. Exactly! They are all Craft Lovers or collaborate with Katia on different projects. This time, we have brought together all their creativity, personality and talent in a very special digital magazine. Do you want to know everything that is waiting…

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…