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Knitwear Design

Laurence King

By Carol Brown

11 x 8 1/2 in; 208 pp;
300 color illustrations
Paperback
August 2013
ISBN 9781780670584
ISBN10 1780670583

SKU# 9781780670584

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A practical guide to the dynamic revival of
contemporary knitting, Knitwear Design is also
a source of inspiration and advice on the latest
techniques and practices.
Knitwear Design


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Knitwear Design

A practical guide to the dynamic revival of contemporary knitting, Knitwear Design is also a source of inspiration and advice on the latest techniques and practices. Packed with diagrams, knitwear samples and images from a wide range of contemporary designers, the book offers a practical approach to designing garments from initial research, finding sources of inspiration and developing the design, through an exploration of color, texture, and knitting techniques to constructing a garment and creating and writing a pattern. Knitwear Design also showcases the techniques that are transforming knitted textiles, such as heat treatments and painting and printing knit, and profiles the fusing of knitting, art, and craft. The book includes case studies from international designers, offering students a unique insight into the industry. Knitting is a tactile and versatile craft and Knitwear Design gives readers the knowledge and inspiration they need to create innovative and eyecatching fashion.

• Guides the reader through design development from first inspiration to finished garment
• Showcases the full range of knitting in contemporary fashion, art, and craft
• Profiles the work of cutting-edge knitwear designers and shows how their work influences famous fashion names
• Examines the latest knitting techniques and production processes

 

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11 x 8 1/2 in; 208 pp;
300 color illustrations
Paperback
August 2013
ISBN 9781780670584
ISBN10 1780670583
Carol Brown is Head of Division of Art and Design, University Campus Suffolk (UCS), U.K. She has published a wide range of articles relating to careers in fashion, trend forecasting, knitwear design, and knitwear construction techniques, and is the author of The Fashion and Textile Information Directory, The Fashion and Textile Suppliers Directory, and Fashion & Textiles: The Essential Careers Guide.