Knitting Fresh Brioche: Creating Two-Color Twists & Turns (Paperback)
Take your knits to the next level with this essential guide to the brioche stitch from a world-renowned expert. In her groundbreaking knitting book, world-renowned brioche knitting expert Nancy Marchant works brioche - a versatile European stitch that creates a luxurious, reversible ribbed fabric - in two colors, forming graceful, undulating textures with increases and decreases. She explains everything from how to hold the yarn and cast on (offering multiple options) to creating the basic fabric and reading two-color charts. The stitch library presents 75 all-new brioche knitting patterns, and there are an additional 12 in luscious shawl and scarf projects. Perfect for anyone looking for knitting books and patterns that teach new knitting techniques, Knitting Fresh Brioche is the ultimate guide to this trendy stitch. Whether it's your first time knitting brioche or you're in search of additional brioche knitting pattern books, this comprehensive volume has everything you need to make beautiful and colorful brioche knits.
Born in Indiana, Nancy Marchant first encountered brioche when she moved to the Netherlands in 1976. She has written articles about and designed knitwear featuring brioche stitch for Vogue Knitting and many other knitting magazines, and is also the author of the bestselling Knitting Brioche (North Light). She maintains a website at briocheknitting.com and teaches the technique at consumer and trade shows across the US as well as in an online class on craftsy.com called "Explorations in Brioche Knitting." Nancy lives in Amsterdam.