Category Archives: Tutti i modelli

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 […]

Coraline, the perfect gloves

Ivan Lazzaretti

Young Italian designer Ivan Lazzaretti created Coraline as an instructional pattern for his couses, and ended up with a perfect pair of gloves with just about the right amount of interest that prevents them from becoming boring and which adds that little extra pinch of visual attractiveness. Coraline are knitted with a single ball 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 […]

Lush, uno scialle in Luxor

Lush is the new shawl created by Italian designer Nunzia Diglio with our delicious pure cashmere yarn, Luxor (it requires 5 25-gram balls of our yarn). The shawl showcases a sampler of stitches that make knitting it interesting and intricate but not overall complicated and, once the thechnique has been mastered, can be made into […]

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 […]

Lanacotta and Lamora, a winner combination

Mantella in Lamora e Lanacotta di Mani di Fata

Italian knitting magazine Mani di Fata has been creating a series of patterns that combine sewing and knitting by pairing our Lanacotta fabric and delicious Lamora yarn. The first two patterns we present you were published in September 2015 issue, which can  be bought (in Italian only) through the Mani di Fata website or at […]

Talamu by Melanie Berg

Talamu by Melanie Berg knitted by Heidi

If you feel like an easy shawl that allows you to play with colors but also to relax with an easy-peasy piece of knitting, here comes Talamu by Melanie Berg. Heidi (the owner of Fiordilana, our store in Villasanta, near Milano) has knitted it using five different shades of our all-time favorite, Lamora: a supersoft […]

Our patterns on Mani di Fata magazine


If you can read Italian, don’t miss this month’s Mani di Fata magazine, with a special and exclusive collection of patterns that combine our Lana Cotta fabric and our yarns to create garments that are both knitted and sewn. A pull with contrasting ribbed borders and sofisticate cabled pockets and a beautiful poncho with a […]