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Explorations in Brioche Knitting


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Bring luscious texture and stunning, reversible patterns to your knitting. Nancy Marchant, the Queen of Brioche, shows how to master this European stitch.

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What You Get

  • 10 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including swatch charts and patterns for the one-color Jacki scarf and the two-color Alex scarf
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Nancy Marchant
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

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Class Overview

There's no wrong side in knitting brioche: each row is knitted on both sides, creating a thick, cushiony fabric that is lush and lovely in one color and spectacular in two or more. Patterns are equally attractive front and back, perfect for scarves and shawls, and even larger garments where such versatility is desired. Learn the basics and nuances of brioche from an instructor who has spent 20 years researching and refining this increasingly popular stitch!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
Meet Nancy Marchant, the Queen of Brioche knitting.
2. One-Color Brioche
3. The One-Color Jacki Scarf
4. Two-Color Brioche
5. Two-Color Increases, Decreases & Bind-Offs
6. The Two-Color Alex Scarf
7. Brioche in the Round
8. Troubleshooting & Tips
9. Reading a Brioche Chart
10. Brioche Variations

Included Patterns

One-Color Jacki Scarf

One-Color Jacki Scarf

Two-Color Alex Scarf

Two-Color Alex Scarf

One-Color Jacki Scarf

One-Color Jacki Scarf

Two-Color Alex Scarf

Two-Color Alex Scarf

Taught by

Nancy Marchant
Nancy Marchant
The “Queen of Brioche,” Nancy Marchant, first encountered and fell in love with brioche stitch when she moved to the Netherlands in 1976. Since then, she has spread brioche to knitters far and wide, at events both large and small. Nancy has written for several publications, including Vogue Knitting, and is the proud author of two brioche books, Knitting Brioche and Knitting Fresh Brioche. She also maintains a website on the subject:

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