Posts Tagged‘Katia Big Alabama’

Craft Lovers ♥ Bear Cushion made with Katia Big Alabama by Follow the Crochet

Crochet Bear Cushion

If you fell in love with the gorgeous Bear Rug by Samanta Fornino last week, prepare yourself! This time all you’ll be thinking about is hugging this soft Crochet Bear Cushion, because Follow the Crochet is sharing the pattern to make this adorable Bear Cushion using Katia Big Alabama. Of course, you can always choose another main colour that adapts to your decor if you want. Take a look at the Katia Big Alabama colour range whether or not you like this coral tone, or if you prefer another colour.   Crochet Bear Cushion Get the materials ready! Follow the simple instructions to make your…

Craft Lovers ♥ DIY Wall Hanging without a loom by Minireyve

Do you like to give your home a handmade touch, but don’t have much free time? Have you still not taken the plunge to try knitting and crocheting? If your answers are affirmative, take a look at this decorative idea from Minireyve and unleash your creativity with a few balls of Katia yarn. Evelyne Bisson is the face behind Minireyve, a Parisian mum who is passionate about Do it Yourself, retro decoration, fashion and design. In this Craft Lover, Evelyne shows us how to make a tapestry wall hanging without a loom using Katia Big Alabama. Voilá! This quick and…

What will they be carrying in their suitcases these holidays? 42 knit and crochet designs for girls and boys

Goodbye homework! Hello holidays! After the long intensive school year the well deserved break for the small ones of the household (well, for everyone) has finally arrived: time to enjoy sunny days at the beach with the family; to return to the grandparent’s village… So what will they be carrying in their suitcases for these holidays? The best, the coolest and the most cheerful garments… the ones that have been hand made with love by you. If you need some ideas, we invite you to discover 42 knit and crochet designs for girls and boys, aged from 2, 4, 6, 8,…

This summer crochet is King! Discover 15 models for rucksacks, straw shopping baskets and crochet bags

You already know that one of this season’s fashion trends is crochet fishnet and mesh. (If you want to know more about this trend and learn how to crochet Net Stitch, click here). From amongst Katia’s wide Spring – Summer selection, we want to highlight the huge diversity of crochet accessories available: rucksacks, baskets, straw type shopping bags and crochet bags. We’ve prepared a selection of made with Katia models which include an infinity of styles; simple or more sophisticated ideas to adapt to your look on different occasions; shape variations, textural combinations and a variety of colours thanks to…

Craft Lovers ♥ Bandana for small pets, but ones with a lot of personality, by Emmanuelle Esther

If there’s at least one 4 legged member (dog, cat, rabbit, hedgehog…) amongst your loved ones, you’re going to love this new Craft Lovers. Emmanuelle Esther is a knitter and co-founder of Collectif France Tricot, and is both a creative person and an animal lover from France who is now based in Berlin… The perfect combination for generating knitted projects which are personal, surprising, daring and, on occasions, magical due to their apparent simplicity. Emmanuelle Esther has knitted (using Katia Big Alabama) a bandana for small pets, but ones with a big personality… like Loki, her friendly Chihuahua who is proudly…

Craft Lovers ♥ Crochet watermelon bunting made by Les Moustachoux with Bulky Cotton and Big Alabama

Prepare yourself to travel back in time to your childhood with the “finder of small treasures” Anne-Sophie and her blog Les Moustachoux: a space of unique discoveries. Vintage games, adorable children’s collectibles, decorative retro objects, charming antique markets… Les Moustachoux –without doubt, an authentic Craft Lover– invites us to remember and relive (sharing with the little ones) the emotions and memories that the objects generate. After browsing through her inspirational blog, Facebook and Instagram accounts it’ll be impossible to keep the smile off your face and remember one of the emotive scenes from the French film Amélie: “Only the person…

6 ideas to knit for your pets because your home is their home

Do you knit or crochet for your pets? Cats, dogs and other animals in your family can also enjoy the benefits of your love of making things by hand. You’ll be amazed at what you can make for them! A quick Google search will reveal a world of ideas to wrap up your pets. There’s no doubt that they’ll look really cute in little sweaters and hats, but it’s more than likely that your dog, and especially your cat, won’t always be willing to show off these models even though they’ve been knitted or crocheted with all your love. The…