NANCY MARCHANT, a.k.a. the Queen of Brioche, was born in Indiana but now lives and works, as a graphicdesigner, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She has written articles and designed for Vogue Knitting/Designer Knitting and Interweave Knits,as well as a number of Dutch knitting magazines, and is the author of Knitting Brioche,which is the first and only knitting book devoted exclusively to the brioche stitch. Her new book Knitting Fresh Brioche is a stitchionary of more than 80 new brioche stitch patterns. She maintains a website on the subject at www.briochestitch.com and teaches online classes on craftsy.com about brioche knitting.