a conversation between two friends separated by one state, sharing the same passion for the art of knitwear.

knitorious is an archive for knitwear designers, knitwear students, knitwear lovers and even the knitwear curious.


first sketches in many a moon

look one | Woven cape coat with waist tie, surface design consists of
irregular squares of wet-felted wool machine stitched/needle-felted to woven coat fabric.
Woven alpaca, machine embroidered pea coat & box skirt set worn underneath.
Chest piece made from shell/bone beads and linen yarn.
Hair piece, cotton crocheted flowers hand-tacked in place with hand-beading.
look two | Woven wool skirt-suit with the same process of surface design as above.
(smaller squares irregularly shaped arranged on woven base and tacked on with machine)
Jacket has hidden pockets. Tailored seam lines in both jacket & skirt.
Fair Isle cropped sweater worn beneath, black and white shetland wool.
Hand painted tights.
Macrame hair piece with hand-beading.
look three | Multi-color box patterned knit scarf with fringe at start and finish.
Cropped jersey sweater in shetland wool, with long, long sleeves.
Tube/tank dress with high slit off-centered,
irregular ribs, drop stitches and pin tucks, then wet felted, & woven nylon slip worn beneath.
Woven embroidered work belt with hidden zipper pockets. Hand-beaded hair/ear-ring clip.
look four | Oversized intarsia sweater with yoke detail, in black and white shetland wool.
Woven skirt has an inverted pleat at CF, & needle-felted pattern in black wool,
hand-embroidery design inside of pleat.
Hand-painted tights.