class set

Brioche Knitting: Essential Techniques 3-Class Set

$105.99

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W0919E

Description

Gain brioche knitting knowledge alongside the experts! Master the basics and nuances, add dazzling dimension to color and texture, and finally showcase your two-color brioche knitting skills with a gorgeous lace shawl.

For a more detailed summary of each class included in this set, see the “Classes Included” tab below.

NOTE: After purchase, all individual classes within this set will be made available in your Craftsy account. You will be able to enjoy your purchased classes within your library anytime without losing access.

Classes Included

Explorations in Brioche Knitting (4h 01m)
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!

Brioche Knitting: Exploring Color & Texture (2h 22m)
Add a dazzling new dimension to the color and texture of your knits with gorgeous brioche knitting! Join the “Queen of Brioche,” Nancy Marchant, to explore brioche knitting, and create the stunning Checkerboard Keyhole scarf, as she shows you the techniques, terminology and stitches that will ensure your brioche success. Learn how to work the unique checkerboard stitch pattern, a one-of-a-kind alternation of brioche and garter stitch, as you make the tails of your scarf. You’ll create the keyhole portion in traditional, ribbed brioche, and Nancy will show you how to do the wrap portion in two-color brioche rib. Plus, end class with fabulous finishing tips that will put the professional touch on your completed project. Say hello to dazzling color, touch-worthy texture and the breathtaking benefits of brioche!

Modern Brioche Lace (2h 21m)
Showcase your two-color brioche knitting skills as you create a gorgeous lace shawl! Whether you’re a picker or a thrower, fiber artist Lesley Anne Robinson has you covered. Discover how to work the most popular brioche increases and decreases in both the English and Continental styles so you’re never left guessing. Using Lesley’s exclusive pattern, gain the skills you need to take on this advanced style for beautifully intricate creations.

Your Instructors

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: www.briochestitch.com.

Lesley Anne Robinson
Lesley Anne Robinson is the creative mind behind the successful design shop Knit Graffiti Designs. Her knitting designs have been featured in yarn shops such as Quince & Co. and Loop London, as well as in Laine Magazine and other publications. From teaching brioche classes at her local yarn shop to offering instruction at large festivals such as DFW Fiber Fest in Dallas, Lesley loves to share tips and tricks to help others knit with confidence.

Bonus Materials

Each class in this set comes with a helpful downloadable PDF that will add to the fun and success of each class. In total, you will gain access to 3 PDFs containing  46 pages of content, which you can view online anytime or print out to reference.


Explorations in Brioche: Patterns and Instructions

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Brioche Knitting-Scarf Pattern-Revised Feb-4-2014

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Modern Brioche Lace - Class Materials

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