KND462 - Knitwear Design

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Subject Title
Knitwear Design

Subject Description
This subject introduces knit techniques as a basis for fabric exploration. Students will develop a series of hand and/or machine knit samples.
Samples and a final project using techniques explored will be used to evaluate student skills.  Emphasis will be placed on creativity and the development process of chosen techniques.

Credit Status
1 Credit

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

1. Produce a series of knit samples;
2. Define textile theory and terminology relating to yarns;
3. Create fabric by using hand/or machine techniques;
4. Render knits for design boards and tech packs;
5. Submit a completed design documentation or  a professional fabrication board for a creative collection;

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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