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Handmade knit clothing and gifts for family and home. Custom knits are available. Most items are easy care, and all are hand-finished for years of use.
Background information about myself and my company.
Here you will find photos of prize-winning knits and customer testimonials.
Here are photos sent in by customers, showing their knits in use or compared to the originals.
From time to time I get questions that are not addressed elsewhere on the site. I will answer those questions here.
From time to time, especially during the holiday season, I get inquiries about what items I have in stock that could be shipped quickly. This page contains the chart that I use for my own records. Links are included for more information about particular items.
Includes postal address, regular and toll-free numbers, and email address.
Here I share general information about my knits. I handcraft and hand-finish all products myself.
Knit baby clothes make wonderful gifts for baby showers or early birthdays, especially when chosen in matching sets.
- Knitted Baby Blanket
This simple design makes an attractive knitted baby blanket, which can take on different looks depending on the colors chosen. I usually knit it in three colors that repeat in the crochet edging.
- Baby Knits Gallery
My baby knits gallery is a place where I share photos of custom baby knits I have made. If you see something you like, please contact me. I may be able to recreate a similar custom knit just for you.
- Knitted Baby Blanket
Winter knit sets are wonderful gifts for friends and family.
- Knit Beanie Hat
This beanie hat is like wearing two hats at the same time! It is knit with two layers for extra warmth and coziness. The two layers can be made in different colors if you like.
- Knit Beret
This knit hat is warm, but not too heavy. The ribbed brim keeps it in place.
- Knitted Ear Warmers
Ribbed knitted ear warmers are very stretchy and adjustable. There are slightly wider, extra cushy sections to fit over the ears and keep them nice and cozy.
- Knitted Fingerless Mittens
Practical and comfortable, these fingerless mittens will keep you warmer while still allowing full use of your hands. Available in a range of colors, they have a ribbed cuff and a simple opening for the thumb.
- Knitted Mittens
Classic knitted mittens are always a favorite. They are easy to wear, and can be made to match any of my winter hats and scarves.
- Knitted Scarf
This handmade scarf is double-layered and very warm. Itís very sporty done in team colors.
- Knitted Headbands
People who donít like hats can still get cold ears. Knitted headbands are the answer. They are easy to wear and to carry. This simple design is double-layered for extra warmth.
- Winter Knits Gallery
The Winter Knits Gallery includes custom winter sets I've created as well as single items.
- Knit Beanie Hat
Christmas stockings have been enjoyed for many generations and in many cultures. A well-made stocking will last for years and collect wonderful memories.
- Angel Pictures
Here are examples of custom Christmas stockings that I've knit with angel pictures on them. They can be done with several colors, but a single color is sometimes most effective.
- Animal Pictures
Here are examples of custom Christmas stockings that I've knit with animal pictures on them. Some are for pets, and others represent a wish or a mood. Stockings with animal pictures are often very unique.
- Candy Cane Pictures
Here are custom Christmas stockings that I've knit with candy cane pictures on them. Candy canes are a favorite Christmas treat, and they can have a very striking effect on either a green or a white background.
- Christmas Tree Pictures
Here are custom Christmas stockings that I've knit with Christmas tree pictures on them. The Christmas tree shape is ideally suited for knitting. A Christmas tree can work on a red background, and it looks great on a white or blue background.
- Different Pictures
Here are custom Christmas stockings that I've knit with different pictures on them. An infinite variety of combinations are possible, of course. By combining Different Pictures it's possible to create a completely unique stocking.
- Nutcracker Pictures
Here are custom Christmas stockings that I've knit with nutcracker pictures on them. The pictures can also be interpreted as toy soldiers, of course, since nutcrackers are most often modeled after soldiers.
- Reindeer Pictures
Here are custom Christmas stockings that I've knit with reindeer pictures on them. Reindeer pictures can be head only, full body, standing, leaping. They can work well in either light or dark brown, depending on the background color.
- Santa Claus Pictures
Here are custom Christmas stockings that I've knit with Santa Claus pictures on them. Both full-figure and face only Santa pictures are popular. He usually does best on a green background, but blue is also nice.
- Snowflake Pictures
Here are examples of custom Christmas stockings that I've knit with snowflake pictures. Snowflakes are versatile with regard to shape and size -- they can be tiny accents, or large central motifs.
- Snowman Pictures
Here are custom Christmas stockings that I've knit with snowman pictures on them. Snowmen are quite versatile, since they can go onto many different background colors. The colors of any accessories or clothing can be adjusted accordingly.
- Toy Pictures
Here are examples of custom Christmas stockings that I've knit with toy pictures on them. Many toys can be done in classic colors, or a wide variety of colors can add interest.
- Without Pictures
Here are custom Christmas stockings that I've knit without pictures on them. Sometimes less is more! These stockings can be smooth, or textured patterns can be worked into them.
- Personalized Christmas Stockings
Personalized Christmas stockings are a treasured element of the holiday season. Young and old alike love having their own special holiday keepsake.
- Angel Pictures
Knit fabrics are very versatile for Household Items. They can be soft for draping, textured for scrubbing, or thick and sturdy for long wear.
- Knitted Dishcloths
These knitted dishcloths are 100% cotton, pre-washed and preshrunk. The waffle texture makes them very strong and absorbent.
- Knitted Dishtowels
These knitted dishtowels are 100% cotton, pre-washed and preshrunk. They are thick and absorbent, and equipped with a button tab for hanging on your oven handle or kitchen drawer handle.
- Shopping Bags
These mesh-style shopping bags are attractive as well as practical. Both lightweight and strong, they can be machine washed and dried. They stretch to hold several items, but are compact to carry.
Grocery Bag Holder
This grocery bag holder is a convenient and attractive way to store and recycle your plastic grocery bags or trash bags. With a drawstring at both ends, bags can go in and out either way.
- Knitted Dishcloths
I am using this page to display new knits that have not yet been incorporated into regularly available categories, and also knits that I am offering at discounted prices.
Here you will find the return/refund policy, as well as a repeat of my contact information.
This page describes 3 ways you can place an order.
The chart shows at a glance what shipping charges will be. The text explains my usual shipping methods.
A brief description of how I handle returns and refunds.
The very page you're looking at right now!
The first section includes information you might find useful when planning your order. The second section will help if you are looking for a handmade gift, but have decided that a knit isn't quite what you want.
This page explains how to submit your site for possible inclusion in my list of links.
Here is the information needed to place a link to Primarily Practical Knits on your own site.
Links to handmade baby items for sale.
Links to handmade baskets for sale.
Links to handmade bath and body products for sale.
Links to handmade candles for sale.
Links to handmade clothing and accessories for sale.
Links to handmade decorative painting for sale.
Links to handmade dolls and accessories for sale.
Links to handmade fabric items for sale.
Links to handmade gifts and collectibles for sale.
Links to handmade glass items for sale.
Links to handmade home and garden decor items for sale.
Links to handmade jewelry for sale.
Links to miscellaneous handmade items for sale.
Links to original paintings and drawings for sale.
Links to handcrafted paper items for sale.
Links to handcrafted pet items for sale.
Links to original photography for sale.
Links to handcrafted pottery and ceramics for sale.
Links to original sculptures for sale.
Links to handcrafted toys for sale.
Links to handcrafted wood items for sale.
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