Tag Archives: clothing

From fair-isle to football boots

This was a talk that I gave at the Textile Institute. In it I discussed seamless knitting technologies, their historical roots in hand knitting methods, and the potential the ‘new’ technolgies are bringing to commerical knitwear and knitted outputs. The … Continue reading

Posted in clothing, Flechage, industrial knitting, Knitted textiles, knitting, knitting machine, knitwear, Machine knitting, Short-row shaping, Short-rows, technology, Textiles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

BBC online interview

More consideration seems to be being given to the problem of sizing in clothing; a subject of my own research that is close to my heart. The BBC reported that H&M have announced they will be changing their sizing in … Continue reading

Posted in body size, clothing, clothing size | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

BBC Radio 4 ‘More or Less’ programme Friday 25th August, 16.30.

Earlier in the summer I was approached by the BBC to give an interview to about the history of clothing sizing. I was really keen to do this and try to put the problems so many of us have with … Continue reading

Posted in clothing, size, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment