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In conversation with MA graduate knitwear Designer Rosalba Fucci.

20th July 2021

Knitting Industry
 |  Milan


It’s all in the technicalities of knitting for Milan based Knitwear Designer Rosalba Fucci. Since winning the Shima Seiki Europe 2021 Competition Royal College of Art MA Textiles Graduate Rosalba has pushed her innovative approach to knitwear design even further.

Self-professed “knit nerd” Rosa’s interests span fashion and knitted textiles, leading her to often question “Why isn’t everything knitted?!”.

“I would describe myself as a conceptual technical thinker: I like to challenge the technical aspects of knitting to create innovative and refined wearable pieces... I always strive to achieve smart and imaginative results by combining strong theoretical research with advanced fabric experimentation.”

Rosa’s graduate collection ‘knit-a-morphosis’ builds from the development of her Shima Seiki project, utilising the digital knitwear design skills that she learned whilst completing the training that she was awarded.

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