Posts Tagged‘sweater’

#Stripesweater by Helenas Handarbeit: Knit a seamless colorblock sweater with circular needles

Stripes sweater

Hi, I’m Helena, founder of the creative blog Helenas Handarbeit. I love making new knitwear designs, trying different yarns and sharing my ideas with the knitting community through my blog, Instagram, and Pinterest. Social media is a never-ending source of inspiration for creative minds like myself. In fact, I learned to crochet just 3 years ago thanks to YouTube, and then moved onto knitting. I love fluffy yarns, like Katia Cotton-Merino and 50 Mohair Shades. These beautiful yarns have been the source of inspiration for the #Stripesweater, with a Scandinavian style and different colored stripes. Thanks to its straight lines,…

Enjoy the Tårta Sweater by @vicky.knits! Knit this bottom-up sweater in size S-M-L-XL with chunky yarn

bottom-up sweater

Hi! My name is Vicky, and I am a knitter based in London. I discovered my passion for knitwear design in my second year of college. After finishing my apprenticeship with an Italian knitwear manufacturer, I decided to share my work with the knitting community on Instagram. T. It has grown since then and here I am, sharing my second ever self-made pattern with you on katia.com. I currently run vicky.knits in my tiny room in London. Designing, knitting and photographing all my little pieces with a lot of help from my friends and my very patient boyfriend. I love…

Make your first project in 2021 with Easy Knits Magazine and our new video tutorials

Easy Knits video tutorials

2020 has come to an end… Need some inspiration for new year resolutions in 2021? We suggest learning how to create handmade items with yarn! Make unique gifts, chunky garments or matching accessories. The last few months we have worked on new Easy Knits video tutorials for beginners and advanced knitters. Baby dresses, kids cardigans, women jumpers, accessories and cowls. Everything can be made with your hands and our new video tutorials! All patterns in this blog are available in Katia Easy Knits 9 Magazine, which includes 44 patterns for women, men, kids and babies. Below you can find an…

Grab your crochet hook, follow the video tutorial by Miss DIY and make your own Cozy Jumper!

How to crochet the Cozy Jumper 

Casual and comfortable! That is the look we love at the moment because it just makes us feel good. Ester from Miss DIY has just the right project: the Cozy Jumper, a maxi sweater made with the soft and warm Katia Merino Aran. This long, casual jumper features a V neck and an interesting stitch pattern at the front. It is an absolute feel-good project, not only because of its comfortable form. But also because Ester made a video tutorial to show you how to crochet the Cozy Jumper. So even beginners can indulge in the maxi sweater trend, and…

Essential in your closet! Panache jumper by @soleneknits, an ultra comfy sweater with cable and eyelet design

Panache jumper

Thanks to the cable and eyelet design with its ultra easy shape, the Panache jumper will become an essential garment in your wardrobe. You can wear it with everything, and moreover, with a lot of panache! The body is knitted in the round from the bottom up with Baby Alpaca 100% of Concept by Katia. Once the armholes have been reached, the front and back are knitted separately in rows going back and forth. Then, the pieces are joined at the shoulders with a 3 needle seam. For the sleeves, I propose that you pick up stitches and knit in…

Twisted back sweater with lace stitch pattern designed by @bykaterinacrochet for Premium Designers

Twisted back sweater

One of my inspiration source for my designs is street fashion and it’s amazing that in our days you don’t have to be always in the street to get your inspiration. The internet is full of street fashion photos and ideas. Since I was just a child I was trying , and sometimes with great results, to recreate different garments by recycling some of my mom’s older (or not) clothes. Now i started to do it again and my biggest challenge as a designer is to recreate different fabrics using yarn. That’s why I present you the Sunlight Twisted design,…

7 openwork stitch patterns that you can knit and crochet with the new Concept by Katia magazine

openwork stitch patterns

This Spring-Summer 2020, openwork stitches are back in a big way! If you love openwork stitch patterns, take a look at our selection of knit and crochet garments in the new yarns from Concept by Katia. Our proposals range from easy openwork stitches – if you are just learning to knit or crochet or need something simple to make – to spectacular openwork patterns. Of course, we really enjoy designing garments with openwork stitches here at Katia. As a result, we are betting on a beautiful range of knit and crochet garments in openwork stitches. Find them all in our…

Spring Petal Jumper by Laura Algarra: Make a simple, comfortable crochet garment with our new Boheme yarn

Spring Petal Jumper

If you like making your own clothes, without being a slave to fashion, you are going to love crocheting this Spring Petal jumper by Laura Algarra. This designer and crochet teacher has been creating her own patterns for four years. She learnt how to crochet from YouTube videos and “since then has not been able to stop”. She loves designing garments: “My objective is to create my own clothing, which is why my pieces are simple, comfortable and timeless. Therefore, they never go out of fashion”. Laura finds her inspiration in geometrical forms, architecture and nature. From these start points…

Top-down seamless jumper pattern designed by Valentinasknits for Premium Designers

Top-down seamless jumper

After the great success of the Feinmotorik’s El Diamante Shawl, we are back with a new Premium Designers pattern. If you want to discover independent designers from all over Europe, in this space we share unique designs and exclusive patterns. Learn everything about what inspires these creative minds and let yourself be carried away by the passion for knitting of creators like Valentinasknits. We are very happy to have this talented designer with us again. This time, Valentina Bogdanova has turned our Concept by Katia yarn Ultralight Merino yarn into the Aguacero Sweater. Without a doubt, a beautiful top-down sweater with a…

Eurybia crochet sweater by Blage Crochet Design, a great project for beginners who want to move up!

crochet sweater pattern

Hello! My name is Blazenka Simic-Boro and I am the designer behind Blage Crochet Design. My mom learned me how to crochet and knit as a child. She was the best teacher and tester; all my patterns are first tested by her. I’ve been designing and making home decor for years, as well as my own clothes and accessories. I always try to create interesting designs using the basic crochet stitches that are also beginner friendly. My patterns are already published in Crochet Now, Interweave Crochet, I Like Crochet, Happily Hooked and Your Crochet & Knitting Magazine. Since a couple…