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Knitwear Design

Knitwear Design

Laurence King

By Carol Brown


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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.
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

• 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

More Details

Size: 11 x 8 1/2 in;
Pages: 208 pp;
300 color illustrations
Format: Paperback
Publication: September 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.

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