Author(s): Maite Lafuente
Whether handmade or industrially-produced or avant-garde, knitwear has become a staple collection piece every season and its resurgence as a key fashion item has rekindled a trend and a keen interest in this once very traditional craft. This book aims to help fashion students as well as professionals understand the basic elements in knitwear and learn how to illustrate them.
Maite Lafuente is an illustrator and fashion designer. As an illustrator, she has been published in magazines such as Collezioni, among other advertising and textile publications. As a fashion designer, she is responsible for the design of many knitwear collections as well as fashion and cosmetic trends in the market. She teaches fashion illustration and knitting in the industry in several fashion schools in Barcelona, like IED. Istituto Europeo di Design and ESDI: Escola Superior de Disseny. She also leads workshops in fashion and illustration around Europe. She has been widely published, among others by Pageone, Rockport and Evergreen.