Posts Tagged‘sweater’

Top-down sweater with round yoke and two color Jacquard Stitches by Knitting for Breakfast

Top-down sweater

We are Alessia and Fabia Taverna from  Knitting for Breakfast, two sisters with a true passion for knitting. We live in a small Italian town near the mountains and our main source of inspiration is the nature that surrounds us. All our designs arise from the contemplation of plants and flowers. Therefore, the colors and shapes of this top-down sweater are inspired by the sensations that the surrounding mountains convey to us. The green of our mountains is very intense and in autumn a fine mist wraps it. We have tried to convey the charm and the mystery of this…

Premium Designers Magazine: 7 knit and crochet patterns created by 3 European designers

Premium Designers Magazine

At Katia we’ve been designing knit and crochet garments for decades. Knowledgeable in the creative process, the one that transforms our yarns into unique pieces, we publish Premium Designers Magazine. Discover a project dedicated to designers of knitwear fashion and their designs. We invite you to make this series of knit and crochet patterns created by 3 European designers: Lisanne Multem from Happy Handmade Living, Katharina Henkel from Unikathiknits and Dario Tubiana from Rosso Cardinale. Learn about their stories and what inspires them through these 7 exclusive designs for Katia. Happy Handmade Living (Netherlands) My name is Lisanne Multem and…

Lace stitch patterns: learn the key techniques to knit this selection of tops, shawls, boleros, vests…

Lace stitch

Fresh, lightweight and perfect for your Spring-Summer projects. Learn everything about the key technique of the season: lace stitch knitted on two needles. Discover the beauty of the simplest of motifs as well as more elaborate lace stitches. We propose a selection of tops, vests, boleros and shawls in all kinds of lace eyelet stitches. Of course, you can count on us to show you the key techniques to knit lace stitches so you can make your own comfortable and sophisticated fashion garments. This spring enjoy one of the most spectacular, elegant and addictive knitting techniques. All over eyelets 🎁…

4 Tips for sewing with stretch materials like jersey and sweatshirt fabric

SWEATER OR JERSEY

In today’s post we are going to explain how to successfully sew fabrics like jersey and sweatshirt. With these recommendations you’ll see that sewing knit fabrics is much easier than you think. These days jersey t-shirt fabrics and sweatshirt fabrics are on trend with people who sew. This is thanks to them being so comfortable to wear and easy to sew, when you follow a few guidelines whilst working with them. The range of elastic fabrics available is very varied depending on their composition. However, they all have something in common, they do not unravel. Our jersey and sweatshirt fabrics…

Get acquainted with the Farmers and Forest Universes designed by Lady Desidia for the Katia Fabrics Autumn Winter 18/19 collection

lady desidia farmers forest

Autumn is already under way. The perfect season for walking through the woods, having picnics and enjoying nature. The Farmers and Forest collections are our most autumnal fabric universes. Eight prints designed by the well known illustrator Lady Desidia. Fabrics that carry you away to her special world full of colour and fantasy. Vanessa Borrell, who we find behind the Lady Desidia brand, has successfully portrayed the essence of autumn in each one of her designs. Enjoy sewing the new Autumn Winter 2018/2019 patterns with the poplin, jersey and sweat fabrics that embody this look. Forest Universe. Lady Desidia We…

Katia Fabrics Autumn Winter 2018 / 2019: Discover the new collection and take part in our prize giveaway

Katia Fabrics Autumn Winter

The new collection of fabrics and patterns from Katia Fabrics Autumn Winter 2018/2019 is already here. We want to get your imagination going by showing you, in detail, our 8 new fabric universes. In this new collection we’ve been inspired by all the gifts that nature offers us. Autumnal shades of mustard, greens, pinks, melange effects and winter blues are the key colours for the season. Create infinite universes for the tiny tots of the household so that they can dream and fill their closets full of magic. This season at Katia Fabrics we are betting on the versatility of…

Top 10 knit and crochet garments 2017. Which ones have been the most popular designs of the year?

Top 10 favourite knit

Here comes the New Year! But for the moment, we can only tell you that it’s going to be full of lots of new ideas from Katia. But without rushing too much, – you know, with that slow knitting spirit whereby we’ll let you know all in good time. So for now, why not subscribe to our newsletter and this blog to keep you up to date with all the latest news.  We’re going to make our farewell to 2017 as it deserves, by remembering some of our favourite garments. Do you want to know which ones have been the…