Knitted Dress and Jacket (T37b)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Knitted Dress and Jacket

Made in

London

Date

1979

Description

Knitted acrylic and mohair jacket in smokey blues, greys and reds, with no buttons.

Materials and techniques

65% acrylic, 35% kid mohair. Waist ties with glass beads. Machine-knitted on Knitmaster 326 using tuck stitch pattern. Waist ties using rouleau technique. Crochet finish with picot edge. Hand-knitted collar using two yarns and 'fireflowers' pattern design.

Dimensions

length:  113cm
width:  72cm

Object number

T37b

Category

Maker's statement

A typical example of my work, using machine knitting as a background for hand techniques and extensive finishing.