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TEINTES À LA MAIN DEPUIS 2007
Les Laines Biscotte, c’est une entreprise familiale qui se spécialise dans la laine teinte à la main depuis 2007. Nous sommes fiers de dire que toutes nos laines sont teintes à la main dans notre atelier de teinture situé à Saint-Bruno, sur la rive-sud de Montréal! En tout temps, n’hésitez pas à nous contacter si vous avez des questions ou si vous avez besoin d’aide pour commander vos coups de coeur!
Louise Robert |

The story of Biscotte self-striping AUTORAYANTEᵐᶜ Yarn

Discover the story behind our self-striping Autorayanteᵐᶜ hand-dyed yarn below. In English we use the term "self-stri... Discover the story behind our self-striping Autorayanteᵐᶜ hand-dyed yarn below. In English we use...
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How to Knit Cables Without a Cable Needle
Louise Robert |

How to Knit Cables Without a Cable Needle

Welcome to another episode of our online knitting class :) In this video, you will discover how to knit cables withou... Welcome to another episode of our online knitting class :) In this video, you will discover how t...
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Knitting charts: tips and tricks
Louise Robert |

Knitting charts: tips and tricks

Knitting charts… They intimidate several knitters! They may seem scary when you look at the sum of these little squar... Knitting charts… They intimidate several knitters! They may seem scary when you look at the sum o...
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The beauty of tonals, semi-solid yarns
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The beauty of tonals, semi-solid yarns

In the world of indie dyers, there is no such thing as solid colour. It has to do with dying the wool after it has be... In the world of indie dyers, there is no such thing as solid colour. It has to do with dying the ...
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How to cast-on a shawl using the Garter Tab Cast-on technique
Louise Robert |

How to cast-on a shawl using the Garter Tab Cast-on technique

This technique is often used to start the knitting of a shawl. It is a way of casting on the stitches around a small ... This technique is often used to start the knitting of a shawl. It is a way of casting on the stit...
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grafting - kitchener stitch video tutorial
Louise Robert |

Knitting tutorial video - Grafting (or kitchener stitch) method explained

In this knitting tutorial, learn how to sew two rows of stitches together using the grafting technique, also known as... In this knitting tutorial, learn how to sew two rows of stitches together using the grafting tech...
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Yarn pooling: what it is and how to manage it
Louise Robert |

Yarn pooling: what it is and how to manage it

Knitting with artisanal yarns requires certain knowledge. First of all you need to know how to wash hand-dyed yarns a... Knitting with artisanal yarns requires certain knowledge. First of all you need to know how to wa...
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Pure wool or what?
Biscotte Yarns |

Pure wool or what?

Nowadays, we use the word wool in all its sauces: cotton wool, mineral wool, steel wool and glass wool ... But know ... Nowadays, we use the word wool in all its sauces: cotton wool, mineral wool, steel wool and glas...
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Prepare your next visit to your local yarn store
Louise Robert |

Prepare your next visit to your local yarn store

At Biscotte Yarns, we are privileged to welcome many knitters each year. Some of them come from far away to pick up t... At Biscotte Yarns, we are privileged to welcome many knitters each year. Some of them come from f...
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