A typical ALL creation. “I tend towards simple motifs. I think part of the reason for that is the actual structure of knitting and the technology. With the type of yarn that I use and the type of sweater that I make, doing a pattern that’s really rendered or too detailed can end up looking kind of sloppy. But a pattern can’t be successful on its own. It needs to have the right color to define it. A lot of times I’ll have a color combination that I really want to use. I’ll work that combination until I find a way. I have piles and piles and piles of swatches in my studio where I’ll spend days doing exercises in figuring out the best pattern with the best color.”
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A typical ALL creation. “I tend towards simple motifs. I think part of the reason for that is the actual structure of knitting and the technology. With the type of yarn that I use and the type of sweater that I make, doing a pattern that’s really rendered or too detailed can end up looking kind of sloppy. But a pattern can’t be successful on its own. It needs to have the right color to define it. A lot of times I’ll have a color combination that I really want to use. I’ll work that combination until I find a way. I have piles and piles and piles of swatches in my studio where I’ll spend days doing exercises in figuring out the best pattern with the best color.”