Knitwear -


An Introduction to Contemporary Design



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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.

Product code: 9781474251730

ISBN 9781474251730
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
On Sale Date 05/04/2018
No. Of Pages 208
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H230xW160
Edition 2nd edition
Series Basics Fashion Design
Provides the reader with the fundamental skills, knowledge and inspiration to design and create their own innovative knitted textiles. This book offers an introduction to the use of knitwear in fashion design. It describes the varieties of yarn and fibre, their characteristics and their behaviour, from the traditional to the contemporary.