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Explorations in Brioche Knitting

with Nancy Marchant

Class rating

(78 reviews)

rated 5 stars

Make A Commitment To Brioche

This class has truly inspired me- I find Nancy's instructions very clear, but as with anything new, you must PRACTICE! Don't give up because the technique is different or difficult at first.

Overall, I would recommend two things:

1. Take Nancy's other Craftsy Brioche class with the Checkerboard scarf first, before you tackle this class. That class has the project oriented/focused type of lessons that really walk you through the basics of the Brioche stitch.

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rated 5 stars

Great Class, Excellent Teacher

After knitting for over 40 years, I decided to try brioche. If you follow the instructions, you will succeed. Instead, for my 2 color scarf, I picked a slippery yarn. After trying for days, I was ready to archive the class, but decided to watch the fixing mistakes lesson. Nancy reiterated that you should choose sticky yarns. I decided to give it another go, and a week later, I am blocking my beautiful Alex scarf. I think the Craftsy platform was a great idea for this class, as you can ...

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rated 5 stars

Picture Worth A Thousand Words

I had checked out Nancy's Book from the library to try, but sadly like many crafters I am a visual knitter. This class has helped me see what I couldn't get from the book. Now I will buy the book❤️❤️❤️

rated 5 stars

Amazing class!

Nancy Marchant takes brioche knitting (which could be considered difficult), and breaks it down into manageable pieces. She is a wonderful instructor--very clear, with an obvious love for the craft. I rarely watch videos more than once or twice, but I have watched this one five or six times so far. There is such a depth of content-it is an amazing bargain, and just fun to watch! I highly recommend this class. :)

Ainur B
rated 5 stars

What a great class! Terrific instructor!

I thoroughly enjoyed this class and learned a LOT! Nancy is a very talented instructor who addresses all of the problematic areas of brioche knitting and shows how to work them in an easy and accessible way! I was able to use all the tips she shared in my knitting design work. Very thankful to Craftsy for bringing such a great instructor on board!

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