Posts Tagged‘free patterns’

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…

Les Petites Choses KAL: Let’s knit this sweet baby blanket together in our Knit-Along Katia group!

Les Petites Choses KAL

You can now order the Les Petites Choses Kit with 8 soft balls of Katia Missouri in unique colours! You will be using these new colours to knit this sweet baby blanket, designed by Morgane (Trust the Mojo), throughout the next 2021 Katia KAL. Before anything else, let’s explain that KAL is the abbreviation of Knit-Along, which means knit together in English. Therefore, with the Les Petites Choses KAL, we want you to enjoy the experience of knitting this soft blanket together with thousands of members from our international Katia Knit-Along Facebook group. Join our group to get the Les Petites…

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…

Crochet an easy baby blanket with velvet yarn! Enjoy the simplicity of the Amilishly’s free pattern

baby blanket buddy

My name is Alexa, I’m 29 years old and the designer behind @Amilishly. Until February 2018 I worked as a nurse in an oncology department in a hospital. I quit this job to pursue my dream of designing full time for Amilishly. I’m spending all my time on designing crochet and knitting patterns, of which my amigurumi are my favorite. You can know me from my doll Elsa who has fun adventures with me, or from my recently released book: Amilishly Dolls, a Dutch book containing twelve Japanese-inspired amigurumi patterns. Today I’m sharing my Buddy Lars Baby Blanket made with…

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,…

😷 Sew 13 face masks easily with the new mask panel for the whole family 🌈

panel mask

At Katia we always bet on creativity, encouraging you to create everything you dream of. Now, more than ever, we continue with you excitedly sharing new projects. We have created this original mask panel, a way to sew masks easier, reusable, and cheerful, thinking of both the little ones and the older ones. With this panel of masks, we want you to also give smiles with your eyes to everyone around you. Sew 13 double-layer masks. With the moon masks, you can mix and match prints as you like.   😷 Mask panel 🌈 With this panel, you can sew 13…

Choose a T-shirt panel and sew one this summer with our free downloadable pattern for sizes from 2 to 12 years old

t-shirt panels

Since last season we have included t-shirt panels in every collection. A very original way of having everything you need to make a t-shirt from start to finish. An illustration to place on the front is included in the panel. And the rest of the panel is a matching print to use in making sleeves and back. This time we have created 4 models that we already talked about in this past post about the T-shirt and cushions panels of the AQUA SS20 collection.   T-shirt panels Today we want to present to you in more detail the panel Under…

Mix & Match your own crochet pot holders with this free pattern by @hobbydingen

crochet pot holders

We are Ingrid and Marjan, a creative mother and daughter duo. A few years ago we picked up our crochet hooks and knitting needles again and since that day we have been crocheting and knitting together. We prefer to make accessories and decorations in our favorite colors. Blankets, pillows, baskets, scarves, hats and shawls… we make it all! Marjan has been designing crochet and knitting patterns since 2015. At first only for our own website, but later also for magazines and websites. You can find our creations on our blog Hobbydingen and Instagram & Facebook. For Katia’s blog we have designed…

#KnitAtHome & #CrochetAtHome: Connect with thousands of knit, crochet and sewing lovers

#StayAtHomeKnitting

Our goal is to help people stay at home and make the best of these moments as possible. Therefore, here at Katia we propose to do what you are most passionate about: knit, crochet and sew. We want to encourage you, whatever your present situation, to join thousands of handicraft enthusiasts from all over the world. So let’s see the creations they are sharing on social media networks. You can connect through Facebook, Youtube and Instagram by following the @katiayarns and @katiafabrics accounts. As a result, you will find a very active and mutually supportive community full of creative ideas. We invite you to…

Learn to easily sew this envelope cushion cover and give it a romantic touch for Valentine´s Day

envelope cushion cover

In our sewing class today we show you how to easily sew an envelope cushion cover with only 50 cm of fabric. Surely at some point, you wanted to give a new style to the decoration of your living room, right ?. Renewing the covers of your cushions is so easy that you will want to change them every season. A simple project, perfect for beginners and with a very colorful result. And to celebrate the feast of love, we have added a most romantic detail. A heart-shaped pocket to keep secret messages for that special person. Surprise this Valentine…