P r i n t e d K n i t s S e r i e s
In a free and tactile process, I bring together knitted materials with textile dye. The dye runs, absorbs or is wrung into the materials. I photograph the results and make them into digital collages. I print the collages out as a rawlength fabric, in a quality that contrasts with the original knitted material.
The picture now has a different tactile feel, and that’s what I work with when I make the garments. The work touches on the conflict that arises when an intuitive process, a nontheoretic, emotional effort, meets a design space.
J u d g e s ’ c o m m e n t s :
A free examination where analogue sketching is in dialogue with the digital medium. A well-crafted game with scale and proportions has resulted in a collection with strong silhouettes in finely tuned materials, with a strong textured feel. A detailed and exciting exploration of how to create a knitted feel from woven qualities.