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:

Swabhiman by Ehsaas, Gomti Nagar

Ehsaas is a National Award-winning NGO based in Lucknow. Under their Swabhiman initiative, they skill women and youth in knitting and stitching to provide sustainable means of livelihood to them. You can shop for a range of hand-knitted sweaters, stoles and shawls for all age groups. Their woollen booties for babies are super cute, as are their woollen crochet dresses for little girls. You can even place customised orders with them. Their fine workmanship will definitely leave you impressed.
Price range: Starting at ₹150
Whatsapp on 9119900438

Timings: 11 am to 6 pm
Location: Ehsaas, F2 Virat Khand, Near Training Research Institute
, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow

The Bunkars

The Bunkars is a Lucknow-based enterprise making hand-knitted clothes. Anju Mehrotra runs it to support women and keep knitting alive. She started it as a hobby and has been doing it for 35 years! Their store has a great variety of sweater dresses, cute crochet shoes, colourful caps, long cardigans, stoles, ponchos, baby sets and lots more. Plus, they’ll make something special just for you if you want!
Price range: Starting at ₹550
Timing: 11 am to 8 pm
Contact: 80048 03283
Location: Indira Nagar, near Bhoothnath Market, Lucknow
Instagram: http://tinyurl.com/mrh4pv2t

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, 48 years ago. An expansive facility with over 350 ladies working for them, Manjusha Boutique has grown leaps and bounds. You will find all things handknitted in the boutique, from baby woollens to scarves, adults’ sweaters both men and women to smart kurtas. The items are available in all sizes, colour, designs.
Price range: ₹150 to ₹2500
Timing: Monday to Saturday – 10 am to 5 pm; Sunday – 10 am to 1 pm

Contact: 99368 72720, 94150 11371, 8840596258
Location: 425/11, Birbal Sahani Marg, Kala Kankar Colony, New Hyderabad, Nishat Ganj, Lucknow

Excello Boutique, Kanpur Road

A 25-year-old boutique by Ratan Verma, Excello 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 for their products. If you are unable to visit the boutique, they can assist you with shopping via video call. Place the orders right away by making the payment online and get the products delivered.
Price range: Starting at ₹350
Timing: 12 noon to 7 pm
Contact: 88405 82256
Location: H2/39, Sector D, LDA Colony, Near Piccadilly Hotel, Kanpur Road, Lucknow

Arti’s Knitwear, Mahanagar

Arti Sahai runs a hand-knitted woollens’ boutique from her 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 ₹600
Time: 11 am to 4.30 pm
Contact: 97938 26555
Location: C 13, H -Park Mahanagar Extension, behind Neera Hospital, Lucknow

Cozy Crafts

Treat yourself to hand knitted woollens that combine style and comfort with craftsmanship from Cozy Crafts. You can place orders via their Instagram and Facebook page, and get customized sweaters, mufflers, ear warmers, shawls, and other woollen items for all ages in any design or colour of your choice! You can buy blankets from them as well. They also provide national and international shipping service, so you can easily send hand knitted woollens to your family or friends living in India and other countries.
Price range: ₹1900 for sweaters, 1500 for mufflers, 500 for caps and 3000 for blankets
Contact: 94153 13597
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cozycraftsbyanshu/

Durgesh Boutique, Alambagh

Run by Durgesh Kumari, this is a 19-year-old boutique from where you can buy hand-knitted sweaters, or get your sweaters customised. You have a lot of variety to choose from in the store but in case you wish to get your stuff customised then you need to place your order in advance during the winter season.
Price range: Making charges ₹260 per 100 gm
Timings: 10 am to 8 pm
Contact: 7905194177

Location: 566/527, Jai Prakash Nagar, Madhuban Nagar, Alambagh, Lucknow

Creative Handmade Sweaters / Homestory

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. 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.
Price range: Starting at ₹800
Contact: 98899 88959
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gaurav.kapoor123/