Designing Knitwear

Author: Deborah Newton
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561582655
Size: 60.99 MB
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Provides in-depth information on shaping and fitting, working with color and graphics, using dressmaker details, and finishing techniques, and includes instructions for sixteen garments

Knitwear Design

Author: Carol Brown
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781780670584
Size: 47.16 MB
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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 fashion.

Designing A Knitwear Collection

Author: Lisa Donofrio-Ferrezza
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1501313827
Size: 34.52 MB
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Designing a Knitwear Collection is an essential and comprehensive overview of the knitting design and development process.

Knitwear Design Workshop

Author: Shirley Paden
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 1596685123
Size: 49.52 MB
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From the initial spark of inspiration to the sewing of the last seam, this advanced manual to knitwear design provides knitters with the foundation to take their projects to the next level. The five exceptional projects demonstrate the level of uniqueness and beauty that can be achieved with these expert techniques and how to achieve the elusive "perfect fit" that defines a successful end product. Knitters will gain a clearer understanding of commercial pattern instructions, improve their attention to detail with a meaningful test swatch, and acquire a stronger knowledge of proper body and garment measurements.

Kaffe Fassett S Pattern Library

Author: Kaffe Fassett
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561586639
Size: 30.15 MB
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A colorful treasury of creative knitting patterns by a leading knitwear designer includes more than 190 superlative designs, along with detailed charts, step-by-step instructions, and 350 full-color photographs.

The Knitgrrl Guide To Professional Knitwear Design

Author: Shannon Okey
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780979201714
Size: 37.15 MB
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The first-ever book targeted to designers of all experience levels who want to create, communicate and sell their work professionally. Okey takes an unflinching look behind the scenes that no knit or crochet designer can afford to be without.

Knitwear Fashion Design

Author: Maite Lafuente
Publisher: Promopress
ISBN: 9788416851171
Size: 13.11 MB
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Knitwear Fashion Design aims to help fashion students to understand the basic design elements in knitwear and learn how illustrate them. Whether handmade or industrially- produced, deconstructive or avant-garde, knitwear has now become a staple collection piece every season and its resurgence as a key fashion item has rekindled a trend and a keen interest in this once very traditional craft. Developments in modern techniques, the revival of traditional craft skills and a new appreciation of couture craftsmanship have put knitwear back into the fashion spotlight. This practical book begins with a thorough exposition of basic yarns and threads, picot, mohair’s, knots, together with a brief description about their structure and illustrations for each example. Together with a thorough presentation of a variety of patterns and complements ending with the most common knitwear types, it is documented by a range of suitable poses in movement based on contemporary apparel. Offering an extensive overview about yarn types, garment, accessories and finishes this book also teaches how to transform and renovate basic pieces. Various attractive designs are shown as well as the stitches needed to create and illustrate these garments such as cable, Aran, jacquards, ribs etc. Whether hand knitted or industrially produced the book is a glorious celebration of the new vogue in knitting, showcasing examples of knitted pieces from fashion great designers. Encouraging the reader to be innovative, this book is sure to be an inspiration for anyone working with or interested in knitted textiles and garment illustration.

Basics Fashion Design 06 Knitwear

Author: Juliana Sissons
Publisher: AVA Publishing
ISBN: 2940411166
Size: 41.39 MB
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An introduction to the use of knitwear in fashion design. It provides readers with the skills and inspiration to design and create innovative knitted textiles.

Knitting Pattern Essentials

Author: Sally Melville
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 0307965570
Size: 38.42 MB
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Guides knitters on how to properly modify or create a pattern, including calculating personal measurements; creating a pattern from an existing garment; and shaping a variety of necklines, sides, sleeves, and hemlines.

Design Your Own Knits In 5 Easy Steps

Author: Debbie Abrahams
Publisher: Hamlyn
ISBN: 9780600616382
Size: 54.52 MB
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Can't find the right knitting pattern? Want to produce your own designs but aren't sure how? Now it's not just possible to make original patterns, it's actually easy! All it takes are five simple steps, each laid out in this colorful resource-along with 48 pages of special knitter's graph paper to work on. First, see how to find inspiration for your work, decide on the stitches, and select the yarn. Second, learn how to put those ideas onto paper like a pro. Step three involves knitting a swatch to get a quick sense of how it will look and if your gauge is right. Then you're ready to map out the entire design. And finally-start knitting! The results are sure to be fabulous.