All posts by Aurelia Ross

Finger Toy Mittens for parent and child

Lolo Wang crocheted for us this lovely parent and child mittens. The little finger is separated from the rest of the hand, thus giving the mitten the appearance of a bear with two paws. Your little ones will get matching bear cub mittens to play with you anytime you want. The mittens are worked in […]

Shell stitch swatched with Klimt yarn

If you like this shell stitch swatch crocheted with our Klimt yarn, you can crochet it too, just follow the instructions below. Please, note that the instructions are given using US crochet terms. For UK crocheters, just remember that the US single crochet stitch is the UK double crochet stitch and that the US double […]

Fintan Mulholland: fashion knitting

We at Lanecardate Handknitting are always honoured, when the opportunity arises, to sponsor with our yarns young and talented emerging fashion knitwear designers. You can see we devoted lots of space to Lolo Wang, but she’s not the only one we sponsored. Fintan Mulholland is an Irish designer with an MA in Fashion Knitwear Design […]

Lolo Wang’s Cowl

This time Lolo Wang is back with a mixed-craft cowl: the body of the cowl is knitted and the lace border at the bottom is crocheted. The cowl is worked flat, the some buttons are added to close it. You can have fun personalising this pattern choosing the buttons you like most, just remember to […]

Lolo Wang’s socks

We are back with a new pattern by Lolo Wang. This time it’s a pattern for socks, knitted with our Sowool and 7 mm needles. Loungewear soft and very warm socks, perfect for all those women afflicted from cold feet in winter. The calf is double-layered, also, so not only your feet, but your legs […]

Lolo Wang’s capsule collection patterns available online.

Lolo Wang

The capsule collection that the NABA graduated Lolo Wang first presented at our stand during the last Pitti Filati is now ready to be reproduced by you all. Lolo wrote down the instructions to knit and crochet the items she created and we will publish them on our website (we will also introduce each one of […]

Lolo Wang’s pillow pattern with Lamora

Here we are with our second pattern by Lolo Wang. This time is a funny square pillow with ears and tail. Lolo used our Lamora and 3,5 mm knitting needles. The body of the pattern is worked in one piece, then the ears and the tail are knitted  separately. Lolo chose gray and red for […]

Pattern: child scarf from Lolo Wang

Child scarf by Lolo Wang

Finally it’s up! The first of a series of patterns that the NABA graduated Lolo Wang designed just for us at Lanecardate. We presented the finished samples at Pitti Filati and now, as you asked, you can knit and crochet them too,  just following Lolo’s instructions. The first pattern we present you is a beginner-friendly […]

A skirt in Lana Cotta


The lovely Purl Soho people seem to have taken a special liking for our Lana Cotta woolen cloth. This time, they designed an extremely classic skirt, good for every occasion. Moreover, it’s very easy to make up: you can download here the free instructions, and even if you are an absolute beginner in the cutting […]