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Are you a crocheter or knitter 2.0? Find out with our test!

Knitter 2.0

Do you want to know how Internet has changed your relationship with knitting needles, crochet hooks and yarns? Whether it’s the first time you’re reading our blog or whether you’re a regular visitor who has already subscribed why not answer these amusing questions from our test. We hope to put a smile on your face while you discover if you’re a crocheter or knitter 2.0. You’re still not receiving our posts in your mail box? Remember to subscribe to start being a knitter 2.0! ūüėČ Are you a knitter 2.0 ? 1)¬†Yarn bombing¬†sounds like‚Ķ a) A high risk adventure sport.…

4 knitted garment trends for kids which are easy to make with the new Katia Kids 91 magazine

knitted garment trends for kids

It‚Äôs still summer, but – like all true yarn lovers ‚Äď we are already getting ready for the winter season. As you already know (we recommend that you subscribe to this blog to keep up to date), the new Katia Autumn Winter 2019-2020 collection is now available on the website. In addition to the 30 new Katia yarns, we are also publishing hundreds of knit and crochet patterns. Furthermore, in our magazines you can find models for the whole family, whatever your level might be. We are starting with the little ones of the household! We propose 4 knitted garment…

News Katia Winter 2019-2020: Discover the new magazine and 6 new Concept yarns by Katia

Concept Magazine

News update! The new Katia Winter 2019–2020 Collection is already available on the website. You‚Äôll soon see that there are A LOT of novelties this season. Hence, throughout the following weeks we are going to reveal the secrets behind the new Katia yarns and pattern magazines. Subscribe to the blog and receive all the information about the Katia novelties by email. Discover everything you are going to knit this winter! For now, we are going to tell you all about the 6 new Concept yarns by Katia. Furthermore, we will also reveal what is in the new Concept 8 magazine.…

10 easy crochet tops for women: basic, classic, openwork, floral, zigzag…

easy crochet tops

Which garment is essential, quick and easy to crochet? The summer top! There‚Äôs no doubt that jerseys, vests or crochet tops are pleasant projects. At Katia we want you to be able to relax and enjoy yourself whilst knitting or crocheting, especially if you are on holiday. Therefore, we are proposing a selection of 10 different crochet tops for women, but all so easy to make. Furthermore, if you do decide to make one of them, remember that all of our patterns are available (to buy or for free) in a downloadable PDF format on our website. You can also…

5 Kids Fashion Trends for Summer 2019: The coolest and most amusing handknit garments for kids

The school year is at an end and the kids are already dreaming about the summer holidays. We have to admit that we also looking forward to the sun, sea and ice cream. Therefore, on this occasion we are going to show you our 5 coolest and most amusing Kids Fashion Trends for Summer 2019. And, as you already know, you can knit all of them thanks to our Katia Kids 89 magazine. 5 Kid’s Fashion Trends We invite you to take a stroll along the coast. Discover the simplicity of sailor style sweaters and the fun of tops with…

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,…

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 Garc√≠a 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…

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: Macram√© Throw yourself into the art of macram√© 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…