Knitting Skeletons: A Computer-Aided Design Tool for Shaping and Patterning of Knitted Garments
Author(s)Kaspar, Alexandre; Makatura, Liane; Matusik, Wojciech
MetadataShow full item record
This work presents a novel interactive system for simple garment composition and surface patterning. Our approach makes it easier for casual users to customize machine-knitted garments, while enabling more advanced users to design their own composable templates. Our tool combines ideas from CAD software and image editing: it allows the composition of (1) parametric knitted primitives, and (2) stitch pattern layers with different resampling behaviours. By leveraging the regularity of our primitives, our tool enables interactive customization with automated layout and real-time patterning feedback. We show a variety of garments and patterns created with our tool, and highlight our ability to transfer shape and pattern customizations between users.
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory; Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Proceedings of the 32nd Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Kaspar, Alexandre et al. "Knitting Skeletons: A Computer-Aided Design Tool for Shaping and Patterning of Knitted Garments." Proceedings of the 32nd Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology, October 2019, New Orleans, Louisiana, Association for Computing Machinery, October 2019. © 2019 Association of Computing Machinery