Designing Knitwear

Author: Deborah Newton
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561582655
Size: 49.33 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: 64.11 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.

Knitwear Design Workshop

Author: Shirley Paden
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 1596685123
Size: 13.79 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.

Designing A Knitwear Collection

Author: Lisa Donofrio-Ferrezza
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1501313827
Size: 61.43 MB
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Designing a Knitwear Collection is an essential and comprehensive overview of the knitting design and development process.

Kaffe Fassett S Pattern Library

Author: Kaffe Fassett
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561586639
Size: 67.20 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: 21.48 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: 18.26 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.

Designing A Knitwear Collection

Author: Lisa Donofrio-Ferrezza
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1501313827
Size: 56.76 MB
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Designing a Knitwear Collection is an essential and comprehensive overview of the knitting design and development process.

Sweater Design In Plain English

Author: Maggie Righetti
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312051648
Size: 30.35 MB
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If you're tired of making sweaters with sleeves that are the wrong length, necklines that droop, armholes that are too tight, and an overall look that's not quite right, then let Seater Design in Plain English come to your rescue. In clear, straightforward terms, Maggie Righettie shares her knitting know-how and good fashion sense so that, no matter what your knitting level, you can overcome the fear of failure, avoid costly mistakes, adapt already-existing patterns, and plan and create sweaters that really fit and look terrific-sweaters that will be worn for many years to come. Topics and techniques include: -Understanding the nature of yarn and pattern stitches -Choosing the most flattering color and design for the wearer -Taking accurate body measurements -Estimating the amount of yarn you'll need -How to tell whether or not a sweater will look good on you-before you start to knit -How to alter printed patterns so they really fit -How to understand the mathematics of gauge and pattern design -Plus start-to-finish instructions for thirteen classic sweaters Each technique is illustrated with clear diagrams, sketches, or photographs. Complete with conversion charts and a personal-measurements record-keeping section, Sweater Design in Plain English takes the guesswork out of every creative knitting effort.

Knitting Pattern Essentials

Author: Sally Melville
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 0307965570
Size: 37.22 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.