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Fashion Knitwear

Jenny Udale


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Knitwear is one of the most exciting areas in fashion today, where craft and digital processes collide to create desirable, innovative clothing. Fashion Knitwear showcases 40 designers around the world, including Missoni, Sibling, and Sonia Rykiel, who use hand and machine knitting, crochet, and macramé, as well as knit fabrics such as jersey, to produce fashion garments.

Each profile delves into the designer’s practice, inspiration and career path and includes inspiring images of their work. Interviews explore approaches to knitwear and how different knit stitches, techniques, and yarns are used to create color, pattern, and texture.

This book will appeal to anyone interested in knitwear, from hobby knitters looking for inspiration to students and fashion designers wanting a current overview of the scene.

Jenny Udale is a freelance textile designer interested in how craft can be fused with modern technology. She has lectured in fashion textiles at UK universities including Kingston, Middlesex, and Brighton and was the fashion textile pathway leader on the fashion BA at Ravensbourne. Jenny is the author of Textiles and Fashion and co-author of The Fundamentals of Fashion Design.

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