The Architecture of Garments

The Architecture of Garments

We don’t often think of our garments – sewn, knitted or crocheted – as structures, but they are. They’re man-made, and they have components which actually meet the criteria for two forms of structure: frame and shell.

Frame structures are defined as structures made of separate, often thin, pieces that are put together, and shell structures are used to enclose or contain the items within. Doesn’t that sound like the last sweater you made?

Read more in our Issue 53.

Designed by Cynthia MacDougall
blog: cgknitters.ca/blog/
ravelry name: macknitnow