Knit Stretch Reductions – Skirt Slopers
Learn how to take your straight skirt sloper and convert it into a series of knit slopers for the various knit stretch categories. We will teach you how to create a Stable Knit sloper first and then how to convert it for a Moderate Stretch, 2-Way Stretch, Super Stretch and Ribbed Knit stretch fabric. This lesson builds upon our knit lectures series: Intro to Knit Fabrics and Knit Fabric Principles.
By referencing your Torso Knit Calculations Form, from our lesson on how to Convert a Torso Sloper to a Stable Knit Torso Sloper, we will help make this lesson a breeze.
Add to your knit library by learning how to create a series knit sleeve and pant blocks so that you can design all types of knit garments, no matter which stretch fabric you choose.
|1||Stable Knit Front Skirt Reduction||1-3|
|2||Moderate Knit Front Skirt Reduction||1-4|
|3||2-Way Knit Front Skirt Reduction||1-4|
|4||Super Stretch Front Skirt Reduction||1-4|
|5||Ribbed Knit Front Skirt Reduction||1-4|
|6||Stable Knit Back Skirt Reduction||1-5|
|7||Moderate Knit Back Skirt Reduction||1-3|
|8||2-Way Knit Back Skirt Reduction||1-3|
|9||Super Stretch Back Skirt Reduction||1-3|
|10||Ribbed Knit Back Skirt Reduction||1-3|
MODULE 1 • Stable Knit Front Skirt Reduction
|1A||For this lesson, you will need the straight skirt sloper that was created in our how to drape a Straight Skirt Sloper lesson.|
|1B||You will also need the body waist and hip measurement that you used to create the Straight Skirt Sloper and you will need the Torso Knit Calculations Form from the lesson, how to Convert a Torso Sloper to a Stable Knit Torso Sloper.|
|1C||Transfer the front and back skirt sloper to its own piece of 20” (50.8cm) by 30” (76.2cm) white pattern paper. Be sure to copy all of your guidelines, darts and notches.|
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