NANCY MARCHANT Knitting Fresh Brioche: Creating Two-Colour Twists & Turns
World-renowned brioche knitting expert Nancy Marchant takes this versatile European stitch—which creates a luxurious, reversible ribbed fabric—to a new level! In her ground breaking collection, Marchant works brioche in two colours, 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-colour charts. The stitch library presents 75 all-new patterns, and there are an additional 12 in luscious shawl and scarf projects.
Lesley Anne Robinson Brioche Knitting For Beginners And Beyond
Discover a Gorgeous New World of Texture and Color! Get ready to knit like you never have before with this incredible, comprehensive guide to brioche knitting from Lesley Anne Robinson. For any knitter who has ever been intrigued by the colorful designs and luxurious texture of brioche, but too intimidated to pick up their needles and cast on, let Lesley’s cheerful, encouraging voice walk you through this exciting technique step by step. Featuring a treasure trove of tips, tricks and technical knowledge, as well as 16 stunning patterns, this book will have you feeling confident creating the fun vertical stripes and exquisite texture this popular technique is famous for. Best of all, each pattern not only functions as a lovely knit piece but also as a specific lesson in brioche mastery. From squishy one- and two-color hats and cowls to eye-catching three-color shawls and sweaters, you’ll create striking knitwear while learning an exciting new skill. In this book, Lesley has distilled her popular online course, Mastering Brioche with Knit Graffiti, into 4 accessible chapters that guide readers from brioche basics to tackling the most challenging of techniques. Lesley has focused her knitting brand on teaching brioche to knitters of all skill levels, and her passion for brioche in addition to her clear, enthusiastic instruction shines through on every page. If you’re an absolute brioche beginner, this book has you covered with all the info you need to feel confident knitting this complex stitch. The patterns also increase in difficulty as you work your way through the book, allowing you to practice and build your skills along the way. This collection of beautiful projects will help you hone your brioche skills as you add 16 new patterns. including 3 sweaters to your knit wardrobe. So grab that yarn you’ve been saving for a special project, and dive into the beautiful world of brioche. About the AuthorLesley Anne Robinson is the creator of Knit Graffiti Designs, a knitwear design company focused on patterns that feature incredible color and phenomenal brioche texture. She is also the educator behind the online course Mastering Brioche with Knit Graffiti, and her work has been featured in Laine magazine and Pom Pom Quarterly. Lesley currently lives in South Texas with her husband, Brian, and two sons.