•  The final project for Knit Tech I was to create a 3D object from fabrics that we made. I created a squid, and focused on two objectives during the process: using primarily red and making a variety of interesting textures.
  • Above: Concept sketch.
     
    Below: Sample pages from sketchbook, working through which knits to create and the process of patternmaking.
  • Length from head to tentacle: 3 feet, 8 inches.
  • Detail of texture of head.
  • Close-up of tentacles. On left is one of the two longer tentacles and on the right is one of the eight shorter tentacles.
  • Close-up of the exterior of one of the two longer tentacles.
  • Fabric swatches for the head.
  • Fabric swatches for the body.
  • Detail.
  • Fabric swatches for the exterior of the eight smaller tentacles.
  • Fabric swatches for the interior of the eight smaller tentacles.
  • Detail.
  • Fabric swatches for the exterior of the two larger tentacles.
  • Fabric swatches for the interior of the two larger tentacles.
  • Detail.