Knitwear Fashion Design

Drawing Knitted Fabrics and Garments
Maite Lafuente


Knitwear Fashion Design aims to help fashion students to understand the basic design elements in knitwear and learn how illustrate them.

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 the 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.


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