DISRUPTING PATTERNS : Exploring cable knitting through intarsia and fair isle designs

Disrupting patterns places itself in the textile design field, more precisely in knitting. The aim is to explore cable knitting in combination with fair isle and intarsia designs with the motivation to disrupt the cable structure. The purpose is to give a bold, powerful expression to the cable, comp...

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Main Author: Nilsson, Klara
Format: Others
Language:English
Published: Högskolan i Borås, Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi 2021
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spelling ndltd-UPSALLA1-oai-DiVA.org-hb-266382021-10-09T05:23:04ZDISRUPTING PATTERNS : Exploring cable knitting through intarsia and fair isle designsengNilsson, KlaraHögskolan i Borås, Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi2021TextileDesignKnitCable knitIntarsiaFair isleKnitwearPatternSustainabilityCraftHand knitting machineDesignDesignDisrupting patterns places itself in the textile design field, more precisely in knitting. The aim is to explore cable knitting in combination with fair isle and intarsia designs with the motivation to disrupt the cable structure. The purpose is to give a bold, powerful expression to the cable, compared to the calm, classic look of the Aran sweaters, and in that way give a new perspective on tradition. The project is made by hand on a hand knitting machine for a knitwear design context. The intention is to bring back the value of the textile by focusing on the craftmanship. It is also made as a comment on fast fashion by disrupting the methods of working in the industry. The result is a knit design collection which displays three methods of working with cables. Traditional cable technique, moving stitches and giant cables. These methods are combined with intarsia and fair isle patterns. The methods can be applied in a knitwear design context, for example on a knitted garment. The focus of Disrupting patterns lies in the craft of knitting and is a comment on industrial fabrication and fast fashion implication on sustainable design. While the sustainable aspect is important, the main result of this project lies in the craft of knitting and to show a new method of working with cables and colour pattern techniques.  Student thesisinfo:eu-repo/semantics/bachelorThesistexthttp://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:hb:diva-26638application/pdfinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
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topic Textile
Design
Knit
Cable knit
Intarsia
Fair isle
Knitwear
Pattern
Sustainability
Craft
Hand knitting machine
Design
Design
spellingShingle Textile
Design
Knit
Cable knit
Intarsia
Fair isle
Knitwear
Pattern
Sustainability
Craft
Hand knitting machine
Design
Design
Nilsson, Klara
DISRUPTING PATTERNS : Exploring cable knitting through intarsia and fair isle designs
description Disrupting patterns places itself in the textile design field, more precisely in knitting. The aim is to explore cable knitting in combination with fair isle and intarsia designs with the motivation to disrupt the cable structure. The purpose is to give a bold, powerful expression to the cable, compared to the calm, classic look of the Aran sweaters, and in that way give a new perspective on tradition. The project is made by hand on a hand knitting machine for a knitwear design context. The intention is to bring back the value of the textile by focusing on the craftmanship. It is also made as a comment on fast fashion by disrupting the methods of working in the industry. The result is a knit design collection which displays three methods of working with cables. Traditional cable technique, moving stitches and giant cables. These methods are combined with intarsia and fair isle patterns. The methods can be applied in a knitwear design context, for example on a knitted garment. The focus of Disrupting patterns lies in the craft of knitting and is a comment on industrial fabrication and fast fashion implication on sustainable design. While the sustainable aspect is important, the main result of this project lies in the craft of knitting and to show a new method of working with cables and colour pattern techniques. 
author Nilsson, Klara
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title DISRUPTING PATTERNS : Exploring cable knitting through intarsia and fair isle designs
title_short DISRUPTING PATTERNS : Exploring cable knitting through intarsia and fair isle designs
title_full DISRUPTING PATTERNS : Exploring cable knitting through intarsia and fair isle designs
title_fullStr DISRUPTING PATTERNS : Exploring cable knitting through intarsia and fair isle designs
title_full_unstemmed DISRUPTING PATTERNS : Exploring cable knitting through intarsia and fair isle designs
title_sort disrupting patterns : exploring cable knitting through intarsia and fair isle designs
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