The Italian Facebook group Top down in italiano è stato creato un KAL (knit-a-long), and with the support Woolala, a KAL is available to work toghether the Purl Soho jaket we have translated. If you want to join the event (in Italian only), click here.
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Purl Soho Classic Jacket
This pattern is brought to you by Purl Soho. The pattern is copyrighted with all rights reserved. Neither this pattern nor goods made from this pattern may be sold. The original pattern is available here. It has been translated from English into Italian by Lanecardate Handknitting. Purl Soho is unable to verify the accuracy of […]
Purl Soho’s Japanese line
“Kanso is the idea that a sense of grace and calm emerges from designs that are pared down to their most basic forms”, the same principles stand behind the Chanel-style jacket created by Purl Soho with our bold and soft Feltro. This minimalist garment has heaps of grace and its linear appearence, underlined by an […]
Pitti Filati is opening up
Just a few hours before the official opening, the Lanecardate area at Pitti Filati 2016 is all set up and ready to receive the guests. Check out the photos for a quick preview of our stand.
New patterns on Mani di Fata magazine
The Italian magazine Mani di Fata offers three new patterns using our yarns in its January issue. The full pattern instructions can be found on the Januay issue of the magazine, which can be purchased (in Italian only) through the Mani di Fata website. Kits including all of the materials needed to create the sweaters and […]
Kephren: collar and gloves in Camel
Young Italian designer Ivan Lazzaretti has just released his latest patterns: a duo of gloves and cowl in our exceptionally soft Camel yarn (100% camel down) and inspired to the Egyptian past. The unisex cabled cowl is worked top down in the round, starting from the cabled and ribbed collarn and working downwards with increases inspired […]
When one takes a walk through Milan
It was walking through Milano that designer Alice Twain got her inspiration for the little hat which she called “A walk in Milano”. While skirting the Sforza Castle she met a woman wearing a hat with a design that inspired this Milan-themed hat. Twain used our Donegal to devise this intricate but not particularly difficult […]
Season’s Greetings from Lanecardate!
Falling Bobbles blaket by Purl Soho
Purl Soho did it again. One more fantastic pattern using our yarns: this is the turn of Feltro, the shuperthick, superwarm felted blend of lambswool and angora, which has been turned into a plush and cozy blanket dotted with bobbles. A perfect Christmas gift. “Knitting bobbles is like the cherry on top” write the guys […]
An anticold hat
We often say that our carded Lanecardate yarns are loftier and softer than their worsted counterparts, but also longer. This lovely hat knitted by gifted Niklaus is the proof of it. It took her less than one skein to create this lovely hat in a small size (for a child’s head) using Suvi Simola “It’s […]