Fully revised and updated, this new second edition of Knitwear provides an invaluable introduction to the use of knitwear in fashion design. The book delves into the characteristics and behavior of many varieties of yarn and fiber, from traditional to contemporary, providing easy-to-follow diagrams, practical examples, and rich illustrations throughout.
Knitwear provides an insider's perspective into the knitwear industry and offers vital need-to-know information to readers on various career pathways, while highlighting contemporary machinery and tools available to knitwear designers today, demonstrating how to create knitting patterns, and laying out the basic techniques used on domestic machines.
Interviews with international designers, operating at different levels within the industry, provide further insight into the business of knitwear, and how to get a good head-start into the industry. A must-have handbook for the knitwear designer, Knitwear is a beautiful and indispensable guide to this growing area of the fashion industry.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 230 x 160 mm
Edition: 2nd edition
Each chapter ends with relevant interviews with top knitwear designers and graduates ... throughout it is
well illustrated with up-to-date runway designs, graduate collections, designer swatch samples and sketchbook work. If you want to understand the professional approach, are open minded and curious about different aspects of knit and want to explore and understand the process of design to inspire you to create contemporary knitted garments, then this is a comprehensive read. * The Journal for Weavers, Spinners & Dyers *