Handmade cup covers for Valentine’s Day

A breakfast in ‘warm knits’! On Valentine’s Day make handmade cup covers by choosing between heart&hug and Mrs&Ms pattern. Instructions of projects follow, with some photographic steps.     Cup covers ‘heart&hug’ – The steps of the work   Prepare materials and find out stitches you will use To make a pair of ‘heart&hug’ cup […]

Crochet and knitting tutorials, stitch ‘under the lens’

crochet and knitting tutorials

A new column of crochet and knitting tutorials starts, featuring some stitches and putting their basic steps ‘under the lens’. Each stitch is paired with the fashion model published during the week. To give a taste, we start with stitches from 2 garments published in early January, Fair Isle Jumper and Houndstooth Jacket. In the […]

Purple trend, knitwear points to fashion color

Every season has its leading colors. This winter, purple trend invades catwalks with a magnetic palette. Regal and mysterious, it also conquers knitwear looks, which find declinations on every style, from the most elegant to the most casual. Lana Gatto also experiments with different trendy shades by proposing two models in two classic and precious […]

Daily outfits for a very trendy knitwear

soft yarns for daily outfits

We bring you two ‘key pieces’ sure to be successful for daily outfits. The first is a turtleneck vest, a detail much loved by trendsetters, which gives a young and sophisticated look. The second is a V-neck jumper, a shape borrowed from the men’s wardrobe. On the catwalks we have seen every texture and size, […]

Cables and ribs, fancy patterns on sweaters

2023 cables and ribs patterns

Winter sweaters seduce with a soft color palette and a preference for classic cables and ribs patterns. Also they appreciate natural fibers such as Alpaca, Cashmere, and Merino Wool. Essential garments in the seasonal wardrobe, they follow tradition in shapes and stitches. They are sober and without excesses, except for some asymmetry or a rich […]

2023/2024 AW Collection Preview

2023/2024 AW Collection

Green attitude and glamour guide the proposals of 2023/2024 AW Collection. Natural yarns are increasingly the protagonists, pure or in blends, the result of the company’s constant investment in research and experimentation. Thus, quality of materials, uniqueness of workmanship and a wide range of colors mix up to give life to garments capable of perfectly […]

Geometric patterns in shades of gray

When three shades of gray intertwine, magnetic and regular geometric patterns take shape. Featured motifs are diamonds separating color blocks, and a timeless houndstooth, always charming. On the other hand, two are the star Classic yarns: Super Soft, and Mini Soft. Fair Isle diamonds characterize the color block jumper To obtain them, you use Fair […]

Knit suits for a stylish winter

2022/2023 knit suits

Knitwear dresses winter! Warm fine fibers give life to elegant and delicate knit suits. Colors chosen are two neutral shades of New Baby Alpaca 70 and Eco Cashmere Soft yarns, part of AW Classic Collection. The first suit has a V-neck jumper and a knee-length skirt. Techniques used are stocking stich and tubular stitch/K1, P1 […]

Winter outerwear = Warmth and softness

2022 winter outerwear

We open Classic Yarns AW Collection with a colorful trio of winter outerwear. The common element is the warmth and softness of merino wool, pure or combined with other precious natural fibers, such as Cotton and Baby Alpaca. Protagonists are Nuovo Irlanda, Natura, and Super Soft. The first garment is a delightful hoodie coat. A […]

Christmas decorations step by step

Christmas decorations

Holiday is coming. Make with us cheerful Christmas decorations to hang on the door and on the tree. What we need are: Calicò yarn, 1 ball for each of the following colours: pink, red, white, black, and green A 3.00mm (no. 11) crochet hook A 3.00mm (no. 11) circular needle Yarn needle with rounded point […]

Knitted home ideas – Wool that warms

2022 knitted home ideas

Warm cuddles of wool caress and color your favorite inner corners. Discover our Knitted Home ideas made with knitting needles and 2 eco-friendly yarns, Natura and Everest. A trio of cushion covers, a soft blanket, and two practical boxes in a pattern of stitches and delicate hues.   Download The warmth of Wool Magazine

Holiday outfits full of elegant sparkles

New ideas for seasonal Holiday outfits. From AW22/23 Collection we have selected 5 Luxury yarns perfect for adding sparkles to dresses and tops. They are Silk Mohair, New Glitter, Mohair Royal, Paillettes, and Silk Mohair Lux. The queen technique is crochet, with square motifs and mesh/openwork patterns. There is also room for knitting needles, with […]

Evening outfits as precious as metals

evening outfits

In the handbook of the perfect evening outfits two key words are light and shine. The AW22/23 Fashion Collection has 5 new yarns freely inspired by precious metals to create garments that ‘shine with their own light’. They are Oro, Argento, Rame, Palladio, and Platino. Get inspired by the proposals for surefire dresses and sweaters. […]

Advent Calendar to knit, and fill

2022 Advent Calendar

This year wait for Christmas season with a very original Advent Calendar! You need a pair of needles, our Super Soft yarn (in green and some variations of red shades) and just few other materials. First you will knit the panel, then the 24 little pockets to sew with yarn needle. Instructions of stitches and […]

Vitaminic colors on winter accessories

winter accessories

Every season has its must-have winter accessories. This one there is one more reason to love them. In the chart of our iconic Super Soft there are 10 new ‘Fashion Vitaminic Colors for Sport & Leisure’. They are specially designed for garments to be worn during physical activity, free time, and relaxing moments. Mixing stitches […]

Little crochet witch – Your Halloween project

Black hat, fuchsia skirt, and sorghum broom. The cute little crochet witch is ready to awaken the spookiest night of the year. Below there is the final photo of our Halloween project. Then follow materials and instructions with some photographic steps. What you will need To make a little crochet witch you will need: A […]

Autumn T-shirts, color and warmth

autumn T-shirts

Comfortable autumn T-shirts to wear with cold temperatures. Knitwear becomes even warmer with the addition of a soft turtleneck. Alternatively, opt for a classic: a micro V-neck pullover. New ideas from 2022/23 Fashion Collection arrive, all to knit. Three yarns, inspired sky and metropolitan neighborhoods, give them autumn colors and fancy textures. There are contrasts […]

Sporty knitwear, a new urban comfort

sporty knitwear

Practicality and style! These two watchwords guide everyday urban looks, especially in autumn. Sporty knitwear brings them together nicely, ready to give unprecedented combo. One example is the new sweaters from AW Collection worked in two fashionable fancy patterns. Yarns chosen encapsulate metropolitan spirit of their names. Soho has 2 fibers: virgin wool and a […]