Handknit Sweaters from Nepal

The humble sweater, a staple in everyones wardrobe has a history of age ancestors to the snazzy designs we flaunt today, the sweater’s journey is like a fashion runway through time. Sweaters were made from loom wraps, needle hand knitting, semi hand/machine knitting and automatic knitting machines as of today. Though todays technology in machine knitting could create seamless sweaters automatically just by feeding the yarn, we here at Rochak Handknit Craft do it the traditional way. Armed with a pair of classic knitting needles ping and our favourite yarns, we handknit sweaters individual timeless piece, stitch by stitch.

Women knitting a hand knit sweater with wool at Rochak Handknit Craft
Women hand knitting with wool at Rochak Handknit Craft
Handknit Sweater made from Mohair yarn by Rochak Handknit Craft
Handknitted Sweater made from Mohair yarn by Rochak Handknit Craft

The Allure of Hand Knitting and Sweaters

The art of hand knitting has been practiced for centuries, and today it represents a blend of tradition and modernity. Unlike mass-produced items, each handknit sweater is a unique piece, embodying the personal touch and craftsmanship of the knitter. These attributes make handmade knitwear sweaters not just a piece of clothing but a statement of individuality and quality.

In a report from Vogue, the fashion industry is increasingly adopting sustainability as a core value, with handmade knitwear rising as a prominent category (Vogue, 2022). That’s a strong signal for business owners that now is the perfect time to invest in hand knit sweater manufacturing.

Hand knitted Sweater by Types of Wool

We make sweaters from a wide range of wool to meet your distinct needs and specifications. Whether you’re looking for products made from everyday wool with a 32-micron count, or something more luxurious like 21-micron soft Merino, Mohair, 100% Alpaca, or 100% Cashmere, we have you covered. Each type of wool has its own characteristics, from softness to durability, allowing you to offer a variety of options.

Handknitted Merino Sweater made by Rochak handknit-1

Handknit Sweater in Merino

Pattern sweater made by women at Rochak Handknit craft

Handknit Sweater in ordinary wool

Handknitted Sweater made from Mohair yarn by Rochak Handknit Craft

Handknit Sweater on Mohair wool.

Mohair Sweater - Diana - made by Rochak Handknit Craft

Handknit Sweater in Mohair wool- Lady Diana pattern

Time Taken for Completion of a Handknit Sweater

One of the key differentiators of handmade knitwear is the time that goes into creating each piece. Unlike machine-made products, which can be churned out rapidly, handknit sweaters take anywhere from 20 to 60 hours to complete, depending on the intricacy of the design. This time commitment is what makes each piece special, but it’s also something that business owners should plan for in terms of production schedules and inventory management.

Each sweater is meticulously hand-knitted, stitch by stitch, by skilled women artisans. Crafting such a masterpiece can demand a dedication of anywhere between 20 to 40 hours.

Our Expertise in Handknit Sweaters production

Rochak Handknit has been crafting top-notch handmade knitwear sweaters for over 20 years. That’s two decades of perfecting every stitch and design! Our journey is filled with dedication to quality and a deep love for hand-knitting. With all this experience, we’re proud to say we truly know our craft inside out. The depth of knowledge we possess is mirrored in each sweater, reflecting not just our technical proficiency but also our passion for the art of hand-knitting. When you choose Rochak Handknit, you’re not just selecting a garment; you’re embracing two decades of unparalleled craftsmanship.

We are committed to responsible sourcing and ethical manufacturing practices, aligning ourselves with the rising consumer demand for sustainable fashion

If you’re a business owner interested in manufacturing your own line of handknit sweaters, trust us to bring your vision to life. Our deep expertise and commitment to quality make us the perfect partner for your private label designs. Contact us today to take the first step toward creating something truly exceptional.

Why Brands are Falling in Love with Hand Knit products

  • Exclusivity: Offering hand-knit products allows brands to stand out in a saturated market, presenting items that echo authenticity. Hand knitting offer customers something that’s genuinely one-of-a-kind.
  • Quality Over Quantity: While the scale might be smaller, the attention to detail in hand-knit wholesale guarantees impeccable quality with each piece.
  • Sustainability: Hand-knitting often means sustainable practices, fewer wastages, and a smaller carbon footprint. A win for brands and the planet!
  • A Personal Touch: With private label manufacturing, brands get to infuse their distinct identity into traditional craftsmanship. It’s not just a sweater; it’s a story.
  • End-to-End Control: From choosing the yarn, colors, designs, to the final touches, brands have comprehensive control over the product’s look and feel.

Last Updated on 21 September, 2023

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