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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…

Katia Designers Awards 5: A new opportunity to publish your own design in a Katia magazine

Would you like to see your designs published in one of our Katia magazines? If so, our Katia Designers Awards 5 competition is for you! Throughout the last 5 years, we have discovered talented knit and crochet designers. For example, Ana Pereira, Mely Raya, Marta Gacimartín, Ana Martin and Gretha de Jonge have seen their patterns published in our magazines. If you are also a yarn lover with a passion for pattern and garment design, take part and show your talent to the handmade community. Here is a new opportunity to publish your design in a Katia magazine; and also receive a package of Katia…

Lose your fears! Learn to knit on circular needles with our step by step videos

Learn to knit on circular needles

What type of needles do you normally use for knitting: straight or circular? We already told you about the advantages and the differences of working with circular needles. After receiving many requests and questions, we are launching a series of videos to learn how to knit on circular needles. We hope they help you to lose any fears you might have about how to knit on circular knitting! Discover how to knit the basic stitches, as well as how to cast on and cast off stitches, on circular needles. Once you’ve had a chance to practise with interchangeable circular needles,…

Learn latch hooking, canvas embroidery and hand weaving on a loom with new videos and the digital magazine Marrakech

textile techniques videos

Travel through desert dunes and the labyrinth of streets in the Marrakech Medina with these 9 decorative projects. Together with Carmen García de Mora we propose that you discover three different textile techniques to create unique decorative items: latch hooking, canvas embroidery and weaving on a loom. “These decorative projects -created using different textile techniques for the new digital magazine Marrakech– are inspired by desert landscapes contemplated from our homes. Those oases in the middle of immense spaces that people fill with color and freshness”. Carmen García de Mora, textile designer. Learn latch hooking, canvas embroidery and hand weaving on a…

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…

Discover katia.com, the online shop for the traditional yarn and fabric shops in your city

online shop

Did you know that when you buy at Katia.com you are buying from the small businesses in your city? If you have already ordered yarns, fabrics, needles, crochet hooks, magazines and sewing patterns on our website, you will probably know this. We link up knitters, crocheters and sewing enthusiasts with their local shops through our online shop. If you want to know how we do this, see our video ‘Katia connects you to the shops’. Furthermore, keep reading! In addition to explaining how your orders benefit traditional businesses, we give you 8 reasons why you should buy yarns and fabrics…

6 Plus size patterns you can knit and crochet with your own style this summer

Plus size patterns

At Katia we want every fan of handmade items to be able to make their own fashion. As a result, we offer over 400 different yarns and fabrics. Plus thousands of knit, crochet, macrame and sewing patterns for all tastes. These include adult, kids, baby and home projects for all levels, styles and sizes! In the Katia magazines you will find models for men and women available in a wide range of sizes: from size M (UK8-10) to size XXL (UK 20-22). In addition, the new Spring-Summer 2020 collection also features new Katia Plus designs. These 6 plus size patterns…

7 openwork stitch patterns that you can knit and crochet with the new Concept by Katia magazine

openwork stitch patterns

This Spring-Summer 2020, openwork stitches are back in a big way! If you love openwork stitch patterns, take a look at our selection of knit and crochet garments in the new yarns from Concept by Katia. Our proposals range from easy openwork stitches – if you are just learning to knit or crochet or need something simple to make – to spectacular openwork patterns. Of course, we really enjoy designing garments with openwork stitches here at Katia. As a result, we are betting on a beautiful range of knit and crochet garments in openwork stitches. Find them all in our…

New Fair Cotton Crochet Magazine: Feel nature and enjoy the designs of 11 crochet experts

Fair Cotton Crochet Magazine

We want to propose that you prepare a very special picnic! A get together with family and friends in your local park, the countryside, the beach or your favourite place. Can you imagine it? This event will be absolutely unforgettable. Meanwhile let’s feel nature with the 17 patterns in our new Fair Cotton Crochet magazine. Discover inspirational designs and learn all kinds of techniques with 11 authentic crochet experts. The Fair Cotton Crochet magazine is 100% for crochet lovers! Develop your passion for handmade with the patterns of designers from different countries. Enjoy the benefits of crochet while having fun…

Discover the 9 easiest crochet patterns for girls feature in the new Katia Kids 93 magazine

crochet patterns for girls

Yes, it’s still winter, but the new Katia Spring Summer 2020 Collection is here! We’ve been working hard to surprise you with new yarns, colours, trends, magazines, models, videos and sustainable projects. Therefore, to make sure that you’re up to date with all the latest news, we want to encourage you subscribe to our Newsletter. In addition to the new Katia yarns, we are also publishing hundreds of knit, macramé and crochet patterns. So you can find models for the whole family, whatever your level might be, in our magazines. Let’s start with the little ones of the household! On this occasion…