Posts Tagged‘flowers’

Crochet is the King of Summer! Download these 7 free crochet patterns now to get ready for the holidays

free crochet

In summer, crochet is king! Carry a few balls of yarn, your crochet hooks in your project bag and enjoy your free time without any complications. Holidays are for relaxing after all! Therefore, we suggest you download these 7 free crochet patterns to make bikinis, tops, bags, shawls and scarves. These summer projects are full of color and fun to make. You just need a few balls of Katia yarns: Summer Comfort, Fair Cotton, EKOS, Belvedere, Harmonia, Fair Cotton Craft 175 or Cotton-Cashmere Degradé. If you’re still wondering what to crochet this summer, here are some easy ideas to choose…

In The Mood Blanket, bring color to your feelings: 4 flower granny squares to make a crochet mood blanket

flower granny squares

This year, like last year, it’s unlikely that we can get together to celebrate World Wide Knit in Public Day. But nothing can stop us from celebrating in our own way! For this reason, we invite you to create your own In The Mood Blanket, with the Katia community on Instagram, a project designed by Lucía @knittingtheskyline for @katiayarns. From now until June 12, we suggest making a crochet mood blanket. Represent your emotions with Katia yarns in different colors, make pretty flower granny squares and share them with the world through the #inthemoodblanket hashtag. Follow the flower granny square charts…

Desteje combines yoga and crochet in the Manipura Shawl, an easy pattern inspired by a lotus flower

Manipura Shawl

Hello! I am Vanessa @Desteje, yoga teacher and crochet addict. I love designing crochet patterns, focusing on them from a therapeutic point of view. Crochet has a lot of benefits that help us enhance our self esteem and creativity. It also strengthens social ties, stimulates communication and creates a lot of satisfaction. However, above all, it reduces stress and anxiety. I bring my knowledge to my crochet classes to create a space full of wellbeing and relaxation. On this occasion, I have designed the Manipura shawl, inspired by the third chakra and made with 5 balls of Katia SeaCell Cotton.…

Ready for a challenge? Crochet a summer cardigan designed by @wolgelukjes with Katia Ultrasoft

Crochet a summer cardigan

My name is Linda Dass and I love to make beautiful things with my hands. I like crochet, knitting and being creative behind the sewing machine. I prefer to design clothes, scarves and home accessories. On Instagram you can find me under the name @wolgelukjes and my patterns can be found on my blog Trendy met wol (trendy with wool). Today I share how to crochet a summer cardigan with Katia Ultrasoft. Ready for a challenge? This crochet pattern can be found below on the blog. Enjoy crocheting your summer cardigan with Katia Ultrasoft! About the crochet Summer Cardigan   For…

Winter Rose Wrap by Linda Modderman: Crochet this romantic picot edge shawl with Alpaca Gold

picot edge shawl

Hi! My name is Linda Modderman and together with my husband and our four children we live in the Netherlands. The creativity runs through my genes. Both my grandmothers were always knitting and crocheting and taught be the basics as a kid. For a long time I didn’t knit or crochet. When I was pregnant of our third child, I made my first baby hat. I haven’t stopped since then! My husband is a professional photographer and always captures my projects in the best way. In my free time I design and write patterns. My specialty is crocheting garments and…

Make this easy Crochet Flowers Shawl by Atty van Norel using only 3 balls of Katia Azteca

Crochet Flower Shawl

Combat the cold with flowers, and we mean a lot of crochet flowers! We propose that you make this Crochet Flower Shawl created by Atty van Norel from the Netherlands. This design was the star attraction among the attendees of our recent KreaDoe at the creative salon in Utrecht. As a result, we want to share the wholehearted enthusiasm that we experienced there with the Dutch crocheters. First, we invite you to download the free pattern. Then, choose the colour of the 3 balls of Katia Azteca that you will need to make your Crochet Flowers Shawl. Surround yourself with…

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

knitted garment trends for kids

It’s still summer, but – like all true yarn lovers – 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…

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’s 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…

Lace Knit shawl by Valentinasknits: Knit this diamond and flower design with only one ball of Silk Degradé

openswork shawl

Hey… we want to share a secret with you… Valentina Bogdanova from @valentinasknits believes that every woman has a small secret. Furthermore, this Russian knitter based in Austria affirms that we all have a little mysterious something that makes us special. Just like her spectacular lace knit Shawl Taina, which literally means “secret” in Russian? For this reason, Valentina is proposing a sumptuous design inspired by diamonds and flowers. Discover the enigmatic colour range and the delicate lace stitches hidden within this feminine triangular knit shawl. And of course, enjoy the sensational silk whilst you knit the Tiana Shawl with only one ball of Silk…