Impressionist yoke

I am particularly proud to present this new Impressionist model 🤗 This design combines all my passions: art history and knitting with artisanal yarn. ♥ Impressionism is an artistic movement characterized, among other things, by its visible brush strokes and a desire to capture fugitive impressions as well as the light of atmospheric phenomena. ItPlus ➡

yarn pooling

First of all, what is pooling? The term “pooling” is used when the colors of a semi-solid, speckled or variegated yarn all come together in the same place in a knitted fabric. It is easier to illustrate this concept in a picture with a variegated yarn: Here is a perfect example of “pooling”. The Grounded pattern you see above has been knittedPlus ➡

A quick post to let you know that my Zigging the Zag shawl is now officially launched and you can get it for FREE on BiscotteYarns.com ! To celebrate this new design, I organized a GIVEAWAY on my Instagram account with the collaboration of Biscotte Yarns ♥ Good luck to all and I would likePlus ➡

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 ➡