Josée Paquin

eBooks available as Ravelry Downloads

eBook : 3 patterns

This is a small collection of hats, perfect for left over yarn or those unique skeins! Knit them all for yourself or offer them as gifts :-)

eBook : 10 patterns

This Canadian themed collection by Heidi Kirrmaier and Josée Paquin is available in English and French and comprises 3 cardigans, 3 pullovers and 4 accessories. The samples are knit in yarns hand-dyed and/or produced in Canada; however, there are many possible substitutions. The e-book includes photos that showcase the designs, as well as short narratives from the designers about what inspired each design. We hope you enjoy them!

eBook : 4 patterns

This collection is inspired by the seasons and includes four patterns. The e-book includes the patterns for Innocence, Exuberance, Reverence and Perseverance as well as beautiful photographs. You will learn about the author’s inspirations for each design and discover some recipes that she loves and has been cooking for ages.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Cardigan
The Alexis cardigan is a drop shoulder design, knit from the top down, flat and seamlessly with an integrated button band. It features the same lace motif and mix of Worsted weight wool held together with mohair as for the Alexis vest.
Knitting: Cardigan
This beautiful cardigan is knit from the top-down, flat and in one piece. The sleeves are knit from the top-down also but in the round. The cardigan features a geometric colourwork pattern on the collar and it is folded and sewn on the inside for a beautiful finish, extra warmth and coziness.
Knitting: Tee
This delicate and feminine short sleeve top is knit from the top-down and it has a beautiful lace detail at the back. The pattern comes with a few different options. There are instructions to knit a two-colour version using intarsia (as shown here on the first picture) or a one colour version. There is also a choice between two types of collar:...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Indulge in soothing garter stitch and exciting mosaic knitting with Mountain Reflection! Get the look of stranded knitting with the ease of never having more than one strand of yarn per row!
Knitting: Ankle Sock
These cute little short socks are worked cuff top-down. The lace pattern creates a pretty scalloped edge around the ankles. They have a heel flap and a gusset.
Knitting: Pullover
Audrey is drop shoulder pullover. The body is knit in Stockinette at a tight gauge while the deep sleeves have all the wow factor with chunky seed stitch cables. The pattern offers instructions for two different types of sleeves: ballon style sleeves (shown here in teal, first four pictures) or wide 3/4 sleeves (shown here in amber with a cropp...
Knitting: Pullover
This short sleeve tee is knit from the top down, in the round, seamlessly. The round yoke features a gorgeous embossed leaf pattern. There are short rows to shape the back neck, but they are done just after the completion of the leaf pattern. Because the stitch count varies a lot from one round to the other, there are no charts, only row by row...
Knitting: Pullover
This is a top-down, seamless drop shoulder design. The back of the sweater is knit first flat to the underarm. Stitches are picked up at the shoulders to knit the front flat to the underarm. The stitches are then joined to knit the body in the round. Stitches are picked up to knit the sleeves and the collar in the round.
Knitting: Pullover
This sweater is knit from the top-down, seamlessly. It is a drop shoulder design featuring an all over cable pattern. The back is knit first, flat, to the underarm. Stitches are picked up at the shoulders to knit the front, flat, to the underarms. Stitches are then joined to knit the body in the round. Stitches are picked up to knit the sleeves...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The shawl is knit from the top down, casting on all the stitches right away and then proceeding with short rows. After the garter stitch portion is done, there are 3 lace charts. Finally, there is the option of doing a knit-on border.
Knitting: Vest
’Alexis’ was named after one of the character of the 2021 Golden Globe award winner for best TV comedy: Schitt’s Creek.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A little different twist on a classic! Gratitude is a gorgeous rib hat with a more rounded crown shaping.
Knitting: Cowl
I had so much fun knitting my Dyemonds Sweater that I wanted to extend the pleasure with a little companion cowl/bandana!
Knitting: Pullover
I’m very happy to celebrate my 100th pattern publication with ‘Dyemonds’!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Crossings feature a simple travelling slipped stitch over a background of garter stitch. These socks are knit from the top-cuff down, with a heel flap and gusset.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
There are so many things to love about this shawl!! It is quick to make on larger needles. It is both mindless and fun. It is a great way to use some of those gorgeous self striping/gradient yarns available or to use leftovers. And finally the fringes give it a totally hip vibe that will jazz up any outfits!
Knitting: Poncho
This design was inspired by a poncho worn by Joanna Gaines of the popular renovation show ‘Fixer Upper’.
Knitting: Tee
Juliette is a cute summer top that promises to be a favourite during the warm weather! It features a modest v-neck, an easy lace pattern on the sleeves and a plain body.
Knitting: Pullover
The pattern for Mount Royal was created for a Knit City Montreal workshop that unfortunately had to be postponed to 2021 due to covid-19. It is a simple top-down raglan with a twisted rib detail at the bottom of the body and the sleeves. This pattern is a great basic!
Knitting: Cowl
In these difficult and uncertain times for all, we could all use a little kindness. I am offering this pattern at a very low price indefinitely. Take care and be kind to each other dear friends!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Laughing out Loud is a quick and cozy textured hat that can be worn two ways. It is knit from the bottom up, in the round.
Knitting: Pullover
In these unprecedented times, the best thing we can do, is stay at home as much as possible. What better way to keep ourselves happy than by casting on a beautiful colourwork sweater?
Knitting: Pullover
“The secret life of Walter Mitty” is one of my favourite movie and I wanted to recreate the sweater that the main caracter wears during the movie.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is my go-to sock recipe and I wanted to share it with you! I especially love to create different looks depending on the leftover yarn I have from other projects!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Pachira is a cute little toque with twisted rib and easy cables! It is knit from the bottom up, in the round and in one piece. It’s a fun and quick knit. Cast on on a Friday after work and wear it proudly on the Sunday for a stroll!
Knitting: Pullover
Everyone loves options right? So whatever your preference, be it a cropped top or not, short or long sleeves, this pattern will answer your needs!
Knitting: Cardigan
Logan is a cozy cardigan with lots of little stylish details that will make it a great addition to your wardrobe! It is knit from the top-down, seamlessly. It has an easy cable/textured shawl collar, pockets and the sleeves are in reverse stockinette but they are knit inside out for less purling!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
You’ll love this modern slouchy hat! It is knit from the bottom up, in the round and seamlessly using an easy slipped st pattern.
Knitting: Pullover
Frankie will undoubtedly become your favourite layer this fall and winter. It features a simple yet striking colorwork band and drop shoulders. It is knit from the top-down, seamlessly.
Knitting: Pullover
Eclipse is a breezy little tee, knit from the top-down, seamlessly and in the round.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
When my beloved cat of 16 years passed away, I found myself casting on for a garter stitch shawl, using this soft yarn combo in pastel shades. I didn’t even quite realize I was knitting a rainbow until a few stripes in and then the whole thing came together, as if it was meant to be.
Knitting: Tee
This cute and airy little tee was created during a trip down the Oregon and California coasts which ended in Beverley Hills hence its name! It starts as a simple top-down, in the round, raglan sweater but then the back has a lovely eyelet detail (optional by the way) and a lovely but simple lace motif at the bottom. Perfect for the warmer weath...
Knitting: Pullover
Megan is the top-down, in-the-round version of my pattern ‘Big Hug’, offered in 8 sizes.
Knitting: Pullover
This pattern has been updated in March 2021 with 3 additional sizes!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Both easy and elegant, this shawl will be a breeze to knit and a pleasure to wear!
Knitting: Cardigan
Ease is a pretty and relaxed cardigan with beautiful lace motif all along the opening at the front. It is knit from the top-down
Knitting: Pullover
Sometimes, simple is best! This sweater is meant to become the staple in your wardrobe and possibly your entire family. It is a simple top-down raglan sweater, knit in the round on 4 mm / US 6 circular needle using DK yarn.
Knitting: Vest
Featuring an easy textured pattern that fades into soothing stockinette, the Kimmy vest is a great wardrobe staple!
Knitting: Poncho
Radisson is knit from the top-down, in the round, starting with a generous turtleneck. The back neck is shaped with some short rows.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This pattern is 35% off today August 8 until end of day August 9th 2021!
Knitting: Pullover
The pattern for Kalinda includes instructions to knit a sleeveless top or a long sleeves sweater.
Knitting: Pullover
October 2020 update: 4 more sizes added!
Knitting: Tee
Aperitif Hour is a boxy top worked from the top-down, in one piece and seamlessly. Starting with the back to the underarm which is knit flat, followed by the front, both pieces are then joined in the round to knit the body. Stitches are picked up at the end for the sleeves. The lace pattern will keep the knitting fun and creates a nice texture....
Knitting: Pullover
This design was just pure joy from beginning to end, starting with the yarn, Northbound Knitting MCN Worsted in this amazing colorway called “Velour”. The unusual ribbing of the funnel neck extends into a very current central lattice pattern flanked by two cables on either side.
Knitting: Cardigan
This sweet version of the Cathedral Grove cardigan for the young ones will be perfect for little boys and girls alike! The cables were adjusted for the smaller sizes but the construction remains the same. Coziness (and cuteness!) guaranteed!!
Knitting: Pullover
This mini version of Coffee Break will look great on boys and girls! And it is perfect to make use of left overs from other projects! It is knit from the top down, in the round and in one piece. Choose between a straight or A-line body.
Knitting: Pullover
With its texture and cables, this mini version of Lost and Found will fly off your needles in no time! It is knit from the top down, in the round and in one piece.
Knitting: Pullover
Tolmie (featured in Amirisu magazine) is a crowd pleaser! It is one of those sweaters that is easy to knit and easy to wear! For this mini version, choose between a straight or A-line body.
Knitting: Pullover
The One is the one you’re looking for to get the quickest knitted garment ever! This modern chunky layering piece is sure to keep you warm and stylish!
Knitting: Pullover
Big Hug is a simple and super comfy, oversized sweater!
Knitting: Cardigan
This design is available in English and French and is part of ‘Strong and Free’, a Canadian themed collection created in collaboration with Heidi Kirrmaeir (HeidiKdesigns).
Knitting: Pullover
This design is available in English and French and is part of ‘Strong and Free’, a Canadian themed collection created in collaboration with Heidi Kirrmaier (HeidiKdesigns).
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This design is available in English and French and is part of ‘Strong and Free’, a Canadian themed collection created in collaboration with Heidi Kirrmaier (HeidiKdesigns).
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This design is available in English and French and is part of ‘Strong and Free’, a Canadian themed collection created in collaboration with Heidi Kirrmaier (HeidiKdesigns).
Knitting: Pullover
This design is available in English and French and is part of ‘Strong and Free’, a Canadian themed collection created in collaboration with Heidi Kirrmaier (HeidiKdesigns).
Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Sleeveless Top
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Cowl
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Cape
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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
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Knitting: Poncho
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Knitting: Vest
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Knitting: Cardigan, Pullover
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Sleeveless Top
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Vest
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Cardigan
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Scarf
Phoebe is fun and whimsical and free! A great pattern to showcase those beautiful mini-skeins or to make use of all those precious leftovers from previous projects! I used two skeins in two different shades of gray and 6 gradient mini-skeins for this sample but the colour combinations are endless! This is a great meditative project, easy enough...
Knitting: Beret, Tam
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
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Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Scarf
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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Scarf
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Scarf, Mittens, Beanie, Toque
Oh… this is perfect.. if I may say so myself! Choose a luxurious yarn to make the ideal gift. Or make up crazy stripes with all your leftovers! Knit one, two or all three items!
Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Tee
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Knitting: Pullover
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