Speaking of the discussion forum, one topic I’d like to explore is -what I’ve thought- is the continuing degradation of skill levels among pattern makers owing to the unique properties of knits. By that I mean that as many fitting problems are disguised in knit garments, the professional development and growth of pattern makers is increasingly limited. Similarly, if one is not in the practice of developing patterns that rely on the manipulation of darting or areas of suppression, how can one evolve their skills?
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