Posts Tagged‘hat’

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,…

How to crochet a summer hat? It’s easy with the Chabepatterns pattern!

How to crochet a summer hat?

My name is María Isabel and I am the crochet pattern designer on Chabepatterns. I have a certain fixation with bags and the tapestry crochet technique. I also love designing fun projects for kids and home decoration. Crochet is a noble art. Furthermore, the variety of yarns and techniques available is so large that you never run out of ideas. It is an incredible opportunity to share this activity with others. Therefore, I am sharing how to crochet a summer hat with a few balls of Duomo from Concept by Katia. The Vista Hat is a very easy pattern to…

How to knit with circular needles: advantages, tips and patterns to knit seamless accessories

knit with circular needles

Are you a bit nervous about knitting with straight needles? Do you suffer when you have to sew the parts of a knitted garment together? If your answers are affirmative, we recommend that you learn to knit with circular needles. The advantages of these knitting needles joined to a cable are numerous. As a result, more and more knitters are only using circular needles. One key reason is that they are so convenient and comfortable to work with. Furthermore, you don’t need to turn the work at the end of a row. They promote a more relaxed body and arm…

Download 20 free and easy Christmas gift patterns to knit and crochet for all the family

Christmas gift patterns

In around a month from now the Holiday Season will be here…It’s time to prepare the holiday gifts for all the family. If you are running out of time or inspiration, relax! Download free and easy knit and crochet patterns. Choose from a selection of scarves, hats, jackets and ponchos. Furthermore, there are even some blankets and cushions. In addition to this 20 Christmas gift patterns, take a look at the Katia website. Here, you can find up to 5000 knit, crochet, macrame and sewing projects to give to your loved ones. By the way, you also have a chance…

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’ll 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.…

Are you looking for Christmas presents made in knit or crochet? Find original presents here for all the family

Christmas presents

The Xmas lights will soon be turned on in the streets. It’s time to start knitting and crocheting the Christmas presents for all the family! There’s no doubt that these festivities are the best moment of the year for creating unique and special handmade presents. So we are going to magically convert ourselves into Santa’s little helpers so that we can help your gifts to start taking shape. To do this, here is a complete guide to all the knit and crochet Xmas presents for all the family. For him, for her, for the kids, plus some beautiful creations for…

Unicorn Hat crochet pattern: a magical, fun and easy Carnival costume piece

Unicorn Hat

On occasions, we see unicorns everywhere… Yes, those magical horses are so fashionable! Therefore, for this Carnival, we are proposing that you dress up the little ones of the household as this fantastic creature. In this post, we’re sharing the Unicorn Hat crochet pattern which is, without doubt, a magical, fun and easy costume piece. Whether it brings back memories of your childhood, tales of fantastical worlds or just because it’s your favourite emotion on Whatsapp… there’s no doubt that everybody loves unicorns! Crochet Unicorn Hat First of all, download the Unicorn hat crochet pattern (free) available for kids aged 6 to 8…

Special Winter VideoKAL: trendy slouch beanie knitted with Merino Grosso, Maxi Merino, Peru or Norway

Welcome in the winter season with a warm trendy slouch beanie. You only need 3 balls of your favourite colour in Katia Merino Grosso or, if you prefer, 2 balls of Maxi Merino, Peru or Norway. You’ll see that there’s a wide range of options and colours for making this simple knit pattern from our Katia Beginners 4 magazine. Download the free pattern and follow the instructions with the step by step guide on our DIY video. This knitted unisex hat is made using straight knitting needles in stitches as easy as 2×2 ribbing, stockinette stitch, reverse stockinette stitch and…

Is it a monstrous hat or a candy bag? 4 free Halloween patterns: Frankenstein, Dracula, bat and witch

Knock! Knock!  The night of witches and other small monsters will soon be here… Trick or treat? Join the party! Knit or crochet? We’ve prepared 4 “magic spells” to bewitch your knitting needles and crochet hooks this Halloween. Is it a monstrous hat or a candy bag? Both things at once! The littlest ones will leave home converted into an adorable Frankenstein, a little Dracula, a friendly witch, a restless bat… and they’ll come back from the Halloween party with a bag full of goodies. Download our 4 free patterns and make these convertible hat-candy bags using your favourite technique:…

Katia VideoKAL: knitted baby hat in Merino Sport / Merino Aran

If we suggest a VideoCAL/KAL to you, do you know what we’re talking about? No idea? We’ll explain it to you! Every month we’re going to propose a beginner’s level knitting or crochet pattern to you. If there’s still a reluctance to pick up the knitting needles or crochet hook, don’t worry, you can learn to knit or crochet all kinds of things by following our step by step videos. If the patterns and graphs seem like “a foreign language”, you’ll discover how to read them and to transcribe their instructions onto your needles and hooks. You’ll connect with people…