Knitwear Fashion Design is a richly illustrated, practical book, which aims to help fashion students and professionals learn and understand the basic elements of how to illustrate knitwear attire. It begins with a detailed overview of the works of great fashion designers who set stylistic trends (from Elsa Schiaparelli to Rodarte), then describes then the basic yarns and their structure, and gives an extensive overview of garments, accessories and finishes. A special chapter explains how to plan and to illustrate revamped models, which combine continuity and change in the development of a new collection. The last chapter is devoted to on how to create technical specification sheets for every project so it can be manufactured. AUTHOR: Maite Lafuente is an illustrator and fashion designer. As an illustrator, she has been published in advertising and textile publications such as Collezioni. As a fashion designer, she has created many knitwear collections and led fashion and cosmetic trends in the market. She teaches fashion illustration and knitting in several fashion schools in Barcelona, including the Istituto Europeo di Design and the Escola Superior de Disseny. She also leads workshops in fashion and illustration around Europe.