Despite the readymade, machine knitted sweaters available in the market, there’s a vintage attraction to hand-knitted sweaters. And when it comes to babies, well, there’s nothing quite like it! Wondering where you can get the best hand-knitted sweaters in Lucknow? Check out the list:
MANJUSHA SWEATERS, NEW HYDERABAD
Anyone who has lived in Lucknow for more than a decade knows Manjusha Boutique for its hand knitted sweaters, started by veteran actor Manjusha Taneja, 44 years ago. From a modest set-up near Hazratganj to an expansive facility with over 350 ladies working for them, Majusha Boutique has grown leaps and bounds. You will find all things handknitted in the boutique, from baby woollens to scarves, adults’ sweaters to smart kurtas. The items are available in all sizes, colour, designs.
Price range: ₹50 to ₹1700
Timing: 10 am to 5 pm
Contact: 99368 72720, 94150 11371
Location: 425/11, Birbal Sahani Marg, Kala Kankar Colony, New Hyderabad, Nishat Ganj, Lucknow
EXCELLO BOUTIQUE, KANPUR ROAD
A 20 year old boutique by Ratan Verma, Excel has around 100 ladies working for them. The boutique started when Ratan Verma saw a number. of needy and talented women with potential, and gave them a platform to use their creativity and earn a little something. They can customise your pieces or you can pick from ready sweaters from the boutique which is well-stocked. They use only good quality Vardaman wool.
Price range: Starting at ₹100
Timing: 11 am to 7 pm
Contact: 88405 82256
Location: H2/39, Sector D, LDA Colony, Near Piccadilly Hotel, Kanpur Road
ARTI’S KNITWEAR, MAHANAGAR
Arti Sahai runs a hand-knitted woollens’ boutique from home in Mahanagar. Good quality, variety in designs and sizes is their hallmark. You can find everything here from sweaters for men and women, baby sets, mufflers and caps. Do check out their cute sweaters for kids! They take orders to customise only during summers.
Price range: Starting at ₹250
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Contact: 97938 26555
Location: C 13, H -Park Mahanagar Extension, behind Neera Hospital, Lucknow
DURGESH BOUTIQUE, ALAMBAGH
Run by Durgesh Kumari, this a 15 year old boutique from where you can buy hand knitted sweaters, or get your sweaters customized. You have alot of variety to choose from in the store but in case you wish to get your stuff customized then you need to place your order around one month prior during the winter season.
Price range: Making charges ₹100 per 100 gm
Contact: 98389 36848
Location: 566/527, Jai Prakash Nagar, Madhuban Nagar, Alambagh, Lucknow
Rajkumari Nagar has over 20 years of experience in knitting. She works only on pre-orders. It takes her 2 to 10 days to complete your order, depending on the design and size of the item. A team of some 10 women work for her round the year.
Price Range: Making charges ₹80 per 100gm
Contact: 73102 65213
CREATIVE HANDMADE SWEATERS / HOME STORY, THAKURGANJ
An online store based in Lucknow, Creative Handmade Sweaters is on Facebook by the same name. They specialise in kids sweaters, and have a great variety of baby sets and sweaters for kids upto 5 years. They also do adults’ hand knitted sweaters and customisations in size and colour are also welcome. They will be happy to assist you with shopping via Whatsapp as well. Or could you drop into their home-boutique to make your choice.
Price range: Starting at ₹500
Contact: 98899 88959
Location: 37, Napier Road Colony, Part 2, Thakurganj, Lucknow
MANSI BOUTIQUE, SAROJINI NAIDU MARG
Another work-from-home venture, the hand-knitted sweaters at Mansi Boutique are sourced by skilled weavers from the hills. While they have a range of hand knitted sweaters for all ages, their baby sets are most in demand. Their half-cardigans for men and women also do very well, and they have a well-stocked selection of sweater for children of all age groups. They will be happy to assist you with Whatsapp selection as well as in-store shopping.
Price range: Starting at ₹350
Contact: 94506 69871
Location: 16/25 Sarojini Naidu Marg, Near Yojana Bhawan, Lucknow