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You want to create your own designs and start your brand.

You dream about your work being appreciated and loved by knitters all over the world.


 ... You don't know the first time about design or pattern writing. You feel flustered when it comes to social media. You have no idea how to market your designs. Newsletter? Blog? Ravelry Group? There is so much to do that you don't know where to start!

That's where I come in!

Kia ora! My name is Fran├žoise, but call me Frenchie! I'm a former English Teacher and International Relations and French major, transformed into knit design enthusiast. My mission is to enrich, encourage and empower magic-makers, like you, in the fiber community through inspiration, motivation and education, so that
YOU can confidently pursue your goals!

Wander Through to See What entices Your Soul...

Aroha Knits Blog

The blog is updated with new posts weekly on topics about starting and managing a small business, staying motivated, and creating captivating knitwear designs. 



The Designer Insider Newsletter is sent out weekly, covering many of the same topics as the blog + more! Get access to the Resource Collection as a gift for subscribing!

Manifest Your Inner Designer

Have you wanted to create, write and publish your own designs but didn't know where to get started? Or you are looking for a more streamlined process to getting your patterns published efficiently? Manifest Your Inner Designer is aimed to help you take your knitting experience to the next level. Click below to learn more about the course!

5 Shawls, 5 Days challenge

Learn how to form 5 different shawl shapes, demystify the process of shawl construction and diversify your shawl design library! Over the course of five days, you'll receive an email with a shawl shape, which you will then knit up a mini prototype to familiarize yourself with the construction. A great educational and motivational challenge to get your creative minds ticking!

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