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 ➡

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 ➡

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 ➡

sock pattern - Quilter's socks

Fun and original sock pattern to show off self-striping yarn! This sock design was written for the Biscotte Mystery Sock Club and is now available on BiscotteYarns.com Below is a list of knitting skills needed to work this pattern: Knit in the roundWork stockinette stitch in back and forth rows (knit on right side andPlus ➡

I am very happy with this new shawl design: Bain de Soleil (which means “sunbath” in french)  😉 This design was inspired by colors (as always) and textures of different yarns blended together: Flamel (for the look of alpaca), Fizwizbiz (for the lovely 1ply-sparkling effect) and Hermione (my beloved fuzzy silk mohair) !! I was helped byPlus ➡

I had this design in my mind for several years: I wanted to create a cardigan knitted in the round, starting from the outside to end at the center / middle of the back … A bit like a vortex that is characterized by a decreasing swirl around a rotating axis. This pattern contains 3 appendices at thePlus ➡

Premier post de l’année…! Ce qui nous rappelle une fois de plus à quel point le temps passe vite!! L’année 2019 qui vient de pointer le bout de son nez est remplie de possibilités et j’ai envie de toutes les saisir! Tout d’abord, flash back sur les dernières semaines de 2018 et les derniers designsPlus ➡

Après avoir passé des jours, des semaines (et même parfois des mois!) à écrire un nouveau modèle, mon moment favori est très certainement le shooting photo! C’est le moment de gloire: la cerise sur le gâteau !! J’aime tellement prendre les photos de mes modèles que je me demande si je n’ai pas développé unePlus ➡

L’aménagement de nos bureaux nous a permis d’engager des employés qui nous aident dans toutes les étapes de gestion, de production et de communication. Cette étape fut un point tournant pour Biscotte & Cie et depuis que je ne travaille plus dans la boutique et que je consacre toute mes journées au travail de bureau,Plus ➡