How-To: Price a Hand-Knit Sweater

Craft & Design Yarncraft
How-To: Price a Hand-Knit Sweater

For anyone who has tried to explain the complexities of pricing a custom made garment that is knitted by hand, here is a great video by Jess Herself that gives a concise summary of the pricing procedure.

[via Starry Night Cat]

6 thoughts on “How-To: Price a Hand-Knit Sweater

  1. craftcre8r says:

    Very good explanation. I’ve often been told I should make garments for a living, only to turn and ask, “Do you want to pay $200 for a pair of socks?” It’s too difficult for people to truly understand, especially since in the US we’re used to cheap clothing made in a sweat shop in Bangladesh paying workers 5 cents an hour.

  2. Andrew Salomone says:

    I agree! : )

  3. Traci Bunkers says:

    Great video–you also have to take into consideration the cost of the yarn–using a nice yarn can add quite a bit of $$ to the price.

Comments are closed.

Tagged

Artist, writer, and teacher who makes work about popular culture, technology, and traditional craft processes. http://www.andrewsalomone.com

View more articles by Andrew Salomone
FEEDBACK