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Knitwear Design by Carol Brown

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By Carol Brown

A realistic consultant to the dynamic revival of up to date knitting, Knitwear layout is usually a resource of idea and recommendation at the most up-to-date thoughts and practices.

Packed with diagrams, knitwear samples and pictures from quite a lot of modern designers, the publication deals a realistic method of designing clothing from preliminary learn, discovering resources of idea and constructing the layout, via an exploration of colour, texture, and knitting concepts to developing a garment and growing and writing a trend. Knitwear Design additionally showcases the ideas which are reworking knitted textiles, similar to warmth remedies and portray and printing knit, and profiles the fusing of knitting, paintings, and craft.

The publication comprises case reports from foreign designers, providing scholars a different perception into the undefined. Knitting is a tactile and flexible craft and Knitwear Design supplies readers the data and notion they should create cutting edge and eyecatching type

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Many forecasting services are available, giving seasonal styling predictions ahead of the season—some services provide twice-yearly forecasts (Fall/ Winter and Spring/Summer), while others provide monthly reviews of the changing and fast-developing fashion, textile, and retail world. Many prediction companies publish specialist trend books aimed at a selective area of the market: womenswear, menswear, childrenswear, the teen market, knitwear, bridal/ eveningwear, contour/lingerie, sportswear, knitted, woven and printed fabrics, footwear, and accessories.

Once you have collected the research material for your selected theme, you will be ready to analyze your notes and begin to sketch down some ideas, exploring your ideas visually, extracting color and texture and building up pattern ideas. This will allow you to produce some samples based on the theme and, ultimately, a series of designs that can then be translated into knitwear. Top right: The professional presentation of yarns—including yarn wraps and tassels—indicating color palettes and yarn types can be included on mood, color, line, and final design boards, giving a professional finish to your work.

One of the most enjoyable aspects of designing knitwear, whether for yourself or professionally, is the creativity used to develop and produce both the fabric and the garment design. Knitwear design is particularly rewarding because of its adaptability and versatility—with a little ingenuity you can design and produce exciting fabrics and garments. Below left: Bold sweater textural dress with asymmetrical sleeve cuff detailing by Alice Palmer for her Fall/Winter 10/11 “Batman” collection. Below right: Monochromatic knitted maxi dress with fully fashioned “fin” shape contours, also from Alice Palmer’s Fall/Winter “Batman” collection..

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