Jul
07

How to: Distress Your Denim Knits

 

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I was a teenager when Seattle grunge fashion was born, so seeing the distressed denim trend make a (much chicer; less grungy) comeback has me feeling nostalgic for some torn jeans and old school, alt rock. Lucky for me with a click of my keyboard,ย  I can listen to Hole’s, Pretty on the Inside while pondering the relevance of ripping up a perfectly good pair of pants. As a designer, it also has me thinking about how to make the look translate into knitwear. Check out my post on the Yarnspirations blog, showing how darning, dropped stitches and button holes bring a worn (in a good way) look to your knits! Read more here.

 

xx,
@VickieHowell

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