Nancy Marchant
Craftsy Instructor

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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A graphic designer with a master's degree in textile art, Nancy Marchant first discovered brioche stitch when she moved to the Netherlands in 1976. She became fascinated with brioche knitting and wrote about it in Vogue Knitting Magazine, as well as in a number of other knitting magazines. She maintains a website on the subject at and teaches brioche knitting both locally and at large yarn shows.

Nancy's Craftsy Classes

Explorations in Brioche Knitting

Master the versatile, reversible European stitch known as brioche. Knit along with Nancy as you learn the basic brioche stitches, increases and decreases, then cast on to create the deliciously textured one-color Jacki scarf or the stunningly patterned two-color Alex scarf. Patterns and charts are included!

$24.99 $34.99

What's New

Dec 10, 2014
My new book, Knitting Fresh Brioche, is now available. Loads of new stitch patterns, each one just waiting to become a beautiful scarf or shawl.

Nancy's Patterns

Jacki Revisited Icelandic Style

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Nancy's Projects

Jacki Revisited Icelandic Style
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