Knitting Architecture: 20 Patterns Exploring Form, Function, and Detail
ISBN: 1596687800
EAN13: 9781596687806
Language: English
Pages: 159
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 10.00" L x 8.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback

Knitting Architecture: 20 Patterns Exploring Form, Function, and Detail

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Book Overview
Explore the true foundations of knitting design: construction, form following function, stability, and ornamentation. The parallels between knitting a sweater and constructing a building seem obvious when considered. Sweaters suspend from yokes and shoulders; vertical planes are shaped to provide fit and allow movement; necklines, sleeves, and hems are adapted for specific purposes. Stitch patterns and textures elaborate design themes, and new and unusual materials can be used to striking effect. Tanis Gray has curated a collection of designs from some of today's most innovative designers, all inspired by architectural themes. From accessories based on art-nouveau ironwork to a sweater that mimics Bauhaus style to a dress based on Greek sculpture, Knitting Architecture celebrates design through history.