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 Katia Concept 9 magazine. Ideal summer tops, jumpers and shawls, thanks to the freshness, lightweight and soft handle of the natural fibre Concept yarns.
Openwork stitches for summer
This summer, openwork patterns are a must have on your knitting needles and crochet hooks. In addition to interesting openwork designs, we also propose using soft, elegant colours that are easy to combine with other garments. Enter the new yarns from Concept by Katia section where we would like to highlight the Boheme yarn. This is a cotton and hemp yarn in lively pastel tones with a spray effect on a cream base. Hemp is a natural biodegradable fibre – used for centuries- that we recommend you use to make these models in the Concept 9 magazine.
Santa Barbara Jumper
Another spring jumper made with an openwork stitch detail on the sleeves and yoke. We propose using the pretty blue tones of Boheme to make the Santa Barbara Jumper.
You can knit a slipover top with straps (sizes M, L or XL) featuring a contemporary geometric eyelet stitch using 4 balls of Boheme. Wear as a top with nothing underneath or on top of another garment as a slipover.
Knit an openwork jumper, ideal for cool summer nights, using Katia Boheme. Wear the Lake Jumper on top of a sleeveless t-shirt or a strappy dress.
Lastly, if you are looking for a Knit an openwork jumper we recommend the Pomona Top which can be easily made with only a few balls of Boheme.
Openwork Crochet stitches
In addition to the Pomona Top, you can find more openwork stitch crochet patterns in the new Concept 9 magazine.
If you like a touch of shine and a fashionable colour, you are going to enjoy crocheting the Marin Sweater with the Versailles yarn.
This fitted openwork stitch jumper is made up of granny squares using the Versailles yarn with shiny highlights.
Also with Versailles, we recommend the Monterey Shawl if you are looking for a feminine and elegant shawl for any occasion. Have fun making this spectacular rectangular lace stitch shawl in crochet.
As you can see, the combinations of openwork stitches are almost infinite. You choose! Do you want to knit or crochet a simple openwork detail on a garment? Or do you prefer a surprising openwork design that will not go unnoticed?
2 free patterns with openwork stitches
In addition to the patterns published in our Concept 9 magazine, we are sharing free patterns made with Concept by Katia yarns with you. Therefore, you can make a shawl with only one ball of the cake type yarn Soft Lino. This is a multi-ended 100% linen yarn that is produced using artisan methods. Download the two free patterns on katia.com and have fun making these easy lace stitches. Enjoy seeing the delicate colour transition and the rigidity of the linen in Soft Lino, a perfect yarn for working very defined openwork stitches.