KND362 - Knitwear Design

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Subject Title
Knitwear Design

Subject Description
Knitwear Design I introduces students to the design and construction of knitted garments. Emphasis will be used in the patternmaking, shaping, styling and construction techniques used in the knitwear design industry. This course explores the necessary strategies for development of knitwear ideas for apparel. Students will apply this knowledge to produce knitwear samples and garments.

Credit Status
1 Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Define fabric names used in knit construction;
2. Analyze apparel trends to aid in the development of a relevant knit apparel collection;
3. Create a competitor report and customer profile to support a knitwear apparel collection;
4. Design original ideas for knit garments;
5. Apply three-dimensional design elements to formulate creative knitwear design;
6. Develop flat patterns and drape using sustainable practices for the styling of knit garments;
7. Assemble knit garments and samples using standard industrial machine sewing techniques.

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