I don’t know if it feels the same for other designers, but when I finish a design and stand in front of a blank page, I have a feeling of hollowness that makes me anxious almost every time! I feel swallowed up by all the possibilities: which yarn shoud I pick? What garment type: doPlus ➡

At last! After a loooong nightmare caused by a virus-whose-name-should-not-be-pronounced, life is slowly but surely returning to “normal”… Before everything went crazy, I was working on a new shawl design so every night of this crisis, I was “Zigging the Zag”💤 !! …and this project helped me to find peace of mind every night afterPlus ➡

This is not my usual type of Instagram post but since these days are everything but usual 🙄 I just want to let you know that I am less present lately because @BiscotteYarns needs me! The 3 local yarn stores are closed since the beginning of the Covid 19 issue and most of our employees are atPlus ➡

Sometime, the process of designing a new pattern is full of surprises… I was knitting this new shawl design and I was not so excited with te result. I even thought I might not write the pattern at all… and then I blocked it 😳 I wasn’t sure yet but I started to think thatPlus ➡

Today is a special day since I am launching nearly 20 colors to my collection of hand-dyed yarns 🤗🎉 All these new colors are available on DK PURE or SUPER SOCK base yarn on Biscotte Yarns website ☺ HELP ME TO SPREAD THE WORD!! I am so happy to introduce these new colors to myPlus ➡

Yoke sweater design

During the last week, I had the pleasure to launch TWO new sweater designs: the dolman “Fair and Square” and the yoke pullover “Notre Dame” ✔ FAIR AND SQUARE DESIGN The Fair and Square is a “dolman” style pullover with “bat” sleeves! Since I like my clothes to be comfortable, I try to avoid fittedPlus ➡

Now that 2019 is coming to an end, I’ve looked back at all the knitting patterns I’ve designed since my humble beginnings in 2007 – my designer profile on Ravelry shows that I’ve written 96 knitting patterns 😲 Nearly one hundred! That’s a lot of stitches, a lot of calculations and a lot of headachesPlus ➡

knitting for fall

For me, AUTUMN rhymes with KNITTING 🙂 Yes I know that from a phonetic point of view it’s not quite exact … but in my heart, it is so TRUE! In a similar way, I would also add that AUTUMN rhymes with beauty, nature, fresh air, colors and hot drinks… This magical season entitles mePlus ➡

It’s been more than a decade that I started to design knitting patterns (!!!) and some models have been forgotten over the years. Normal since we like to see what’s new and the latest knitting trends 😉 Recently at Biscotte we went around the “old” patterns and we decided to give them an “extreme makeover”Plus ➡

It’s now official: my new collection of hand-dyed yarn is now available to purchase! Four beautiful base yarn dyed in the colors that I LOVE! You can see the colors of this collection dyed on the DK PURE below (and the complete collection, including the beautiful loopy mohair, the silk & seacell blend and SuperPlus ➡