Hand Knitter

Knit garments, such as sweaters, dresses, and suits, and accessories.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Hand Knitters do?

Knits garments, such as sweaters, dresses, and suits, and accessories, using yarn and needles determined by type of garment and stitch specified and individual measurements for garment. May sew linings, buttons, and fasteners onto garments. May shape, block, and steam garments.

Should I be a Hand Knitter?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Endband Cutter, Hand, Kitter, Knit Goods Press Hand, Knotter, Hand

    How to become a Hand Knitter

    Hand Knitters generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Hand Knitter-related education!
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