Radical Self Reliance: Chunky knitwear

February 5, 2013 at 10:26 pm
vogue knitting 2005 shopping tunic wenlan chia cover

Yeah so there’s no way I can knit the stuff I posted yesterday.  However the big chunkiness reminded me of one of my favourite designers of knitting patterns, Wenlan Chia.  Perfect for a winter rave on top of a ski hill.  I’ve made a couple of her pieces and they turned out well.  Eventually I’ll actually get my act together and photograph all my stuff.  I’m just camera shy.  I wish I could afford her […]

Fast Forward: Sandra Backlund

February 4, 2013 at 9:02 pm
Sandra Backlund 18 cc

Following last weeks 3D printed dresses, Sandra Backlund similarly creates 3D textiles using knitting techniques.  Pretty much, it looks like HR Giger did a bunch of K and picked up a pair of knitting needles.  No freaking clue how on earth she made these.  Unreal.  Check out her website for more.