Posts Tagged‘Shawls’

Top Rainbow and the evolution of multicolour yarn: 5 different colours for a spectacular gradient effect

Top Rainbow

Do you think the Katia Spring Rainbow gradient yarn is awesome? Well just wait until you discover the multicolour evolution of Katia Top Rainbow. A super ball of yarn weighing 200 grams with 800 metres in a practical format for knitting and crocheting garments and much more than just shawls. You see, our most recent development is on the “top” of our multicolour yarns for various reasons. This is our gradient yarn with the greatest number of different colours. Up to 5 colours are combined to create a spectacular multicolour effect!  Pastels, vibrant tones, pinks, greens, blues, oranges, browns reds and greys are all featured…

One pack of Katia Ombré Cotton = One knit or crochet openwork shawl in gradient colours

openwork shawl in gradient

Attention, here’s something new! We propose that you knit or crochet a beautiful openwork shawl in gradient colours with a pack of Katia Ombré Cotton. Just like Katia Ombré -the Extra-fine Merino version- with only one pack you can knit or crochet a beautiful openwork shawl. We are now presenting 5 packs each comprising of 6 balls of 100% cotton yarn in different tones of one colour. Of course, we are also sharing two very simple free patterns to make your openwork shawl in gradient colours easy. Whether your strength is in crochet or you prefer knitting, download the PDF with both sets of…

Discover the secrets of the Rigid Heddle Loom with these two shawls by ‘El Cabo de Valentina’

Rigid Heddle Loom

Do you know about the rigid heddle loom? Discover the secrets of this fascinating textile technique with Mariajo from El Cabo de Valentina. Warp, shuttles, warping board, heddle… get to know the parts of a rigid heddle loom; and how it works with these two woven shawls made with Katia Fair Cotton and Saint Tropez. A few years ago, on a trip to Argentina “I saw the women weaving and knew I had to do that”, Mariajo recalls. She visited the American country various times with the intention to learn how to weave with a rigid heddle loom. “When you are entrapped by the yarns,…

Craft Lovers ♥ Eivissa Shawl knitted with Katia Ombré by Alessandro Estrella

Eivissa Shawl

Get your circular needles ready! Because we’re travelling to the White Island with the Eivissa Shawl designed by Alessandro Estrella using Katia Ombré. There’s no doubt that Ibiza is one of Alessandro’s favourite places, and a location where he finds the inspiration to make some of his interesting knitting projects. This Italian knitter enjoys knitting when he travels, and above all, he’s a shawl lover. His name and the story about his love for this accessory is probably already familiar to you. In fact, if you follow our blog, you may already have made his Stefania Shawl using Katia Tahiti Jeans. On this occasion, Alessandro has…

4 seasons shawls, perfect throughout the whole year

Which accessory is fun, elegant, versatile and one that you can wear throughout all the seasons of the year? The shawl! Whether it’s in crochet or knit the 4 seasons shawls are the perfect accessories for the whole year. If you’re passionate about colour combinations and degrades, you must already know about Katia Ombré and Katia Spring Rainbow, our yarns for your 4 seasons shawls. One pack of Katia Ombré = one full colour shawl Put some colour into your day with Katia Ombré! We propose 7 packs with 6 balls of 100% Merino Extrafine in different colours. You only need…

Holiday VideoKAL: knit a spectacular Supershawl with Jaipur

Each VideoKAL is a challenge, an opportunity to learn something new and to achieve something different. In all this time we’ve paid special attention to projects for novice knitters. Easy knit and crochet patterns for women, men, kids, baby and home available in our Katia Beginners magazine. The moment has now arrived to apply everything that has been learnt and advance with the holiday VideoKAL. This time, we are proposing an expert level shawl. Download our knit pattern (also available in our magazine Katia Sport 87), follow the step by step instructions in the video tutorial and knit a spectacular Supershawl…

Craft Lovers ♥ Stefania Shawl by Alessandro Estrella

Put your hands up all of you who can’t stop knitting and crocheting shawls! We totally understand… knitting or crocheting a shawl is an ‘addictive’ experience. Whether it’s in crochet, in knit, made in one colour, in a combination of various tones or in ‘magical’ degrades… the shawl is an ideal accessory for any season of the year. For this reason, we want to enliven your passion for this versatile, fun, elegant, unisex, four seasons item… carefully elaborated by the hands and needles of Alessandro Estrella, the star knitter and crocheter of this month’s Craft Lovers. Get to know the…