Further development of knit design beyond basic design concepts and knit structures to product application. Development of creative knitted products utilizing design abilities through hand and machine production methods, including advanced methods of utilizing computer-integrated design system for both technical structures of knits and designing of garments and shaped panels. Exploration in yarn, color, and pattern design using electronic jacquard, fully fashion and seamless knitting equipment and cad systems. Consideration of other knit technologies such as warp knitting, terry, and crochet. Students will develop specifications for knitted products, and enhance understanding of industrial products and processes. Additional costs may be incurred for course material/equipment. FTD majors only.
Through Spring 2023