Skip to main content
Loading
Loading

Results

  • Hand Knit
Sort By:  1-7 of 7 (1 page)
Results per page:
         

Approach to knit

Juliana Sissons

Juliana Sissons is a knitwear designer, educator and freelance pattern cutter with clients including Alexander McQueen, Shelley Fox, Hewitts of Savile Row and the BBC. Her work has also been commissioned by artists including Leigh Bowery, Andrew Logan, Britney Spears and style icon Isabella Blow. Juliana is a Senior Lecturer in Fashion Knitwear and Knitted Textiles at Nottingham Trent University, and also teaches at Manchester School of Art, the University of Brighton, and the Victoria and Albert Museum, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Knitwear : An Introduction to Contemporary Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

...Knitwear design embellished with Swarovski crystals by Björg Skarphéðinsdóttir.In order to take a fresh look at knitting, and at ideas that are normally taken for granted, we should first understand historically how these techniques came...

Knitting Methods

Lisa Donofrio-Ferrezza

Lisa Donofrio-Ferrezza is an Associate Professor with the Fashion Design Department at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

Marilyn Hefferen

Marilyn Hefferen is a fashion design consultant with over thirty years of industry experience, and formerly Assistant Professor teaching knitwear design and fashion design classes at Drexel University and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Designing a Knitwear Collection : From Inspiration to Finished Garments

Fairchild Books, 2017

Book chapter

...This chapter explores some of the knitting methods currently used for knitted apparel. Examples of the most commonly used equipment, and some of the newest methods are presented. Beginning with hand knitting, the chapter progresses...

Stitch Fundamentals

Lisa Donofrio-Ferrezza

Lisa Donofrio-Ferrezza is an Associate Professor with the Fashion Design Department at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

Marilyn Hefferen

Marilyn Hefferen is a fashion design consultant with over thirty years of industry experience, and formerly Assistant Professor teaching knitwear design and fashion design classes at Drexel University and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Designing a Knitwear Collection : From Inspiration to Finished Garments

Fairchild Books, 2017

Book chapter

...In this chapter, we focus our attention on weft-knitting techniques. We examine principles of stitch structures and diagram structural elements in order to learn to identify different fabrics. Common knitting methods and terminology...

Creative Design and the Development Package

Lisa Donofrio-Ferrezza

Lisa Donofrio-Ferrezza is an Associate Professor with the Fashion Design Department at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

Marilyn Hefferen

Marilyn Hefferen is a fashion design consultant with over thirty years of industry experience, and formerly Assistant Professor teaching knitwear design and fashion design classes at Drexel University and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Designing a Knitwear Collection : From Inspiration to Finished Garments

Fairchild Books, 2017

Book chapter

...This chapter examines how the initial inspiration of the designer becomes a reality through the completion of documents required for requesting samples. It follows the process from inspiration journal to mood board concept to preparing...
...‘Our inspiration is totally with rural life as it can be lived’, wrote Laura Ashley in the late 1970s in a statement that underlines the centrality of the countryside in the British designer’s vision for her successful chain of high street...

Penetrating Knits: Feminists Knit “Cunty First” And “The Pussyhat”

Rebecca E. Schuiling

Rebecca E. Schuiling

Search for publications
and

Therèsa M. Winge

Therèsa M. Winge is Assistant Professor of Fashion Design and Theory in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, Michigan State University. In recent years, Winge’s research has focused on the socio-cultural aspects and non-verbal communication of subcultural dress. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Fashion, Agency, and Empowerment : Performing Agency, Following Script

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book chapter

...Introduction As a result of the sea of pussyhats at the 2017 Women’s March in Washington, the media declared that pink craftivism was a new phenomenon. We argue, however, that the pussyhat is not the first time that craftivism and ideas...

Knits

Steven Stipelman

Steven Stipelman is a professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology. He has taught at Parsons School of Design and Marist College and has conducted workshops at colleges and universities around the country. In addition to working as staff illustrator at Henri Bendel in New York City, Stipelman was a fashion artist at Women&s Wear Daily for 25 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Illustrating Fashion : Concept to Creation

Fairchild Books, 2017

Book chapter

...The main difference between knits and woven fabrics is that knits stretch and therefore darts and seams can be eliminated. Because knits stretch, they can fit very tightly, and because of their construction, they will not rip apart. Also...