A playful collection of mittens, hats, dolls, pillows

Brooklyn, New York
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About ButternutKnitting

Sales 269
On Etsy since 2014

Butternut is a playful collection of knit characters that come from the sea, the forest, outer space, and modernist painting.

The Butternut collection was created by visual artist and designer Janis Stemmermann. These dolls, pillows and winter accessories featured in this shop are back stocked items that want to find new homes. Each piece presents a bold fun iconic look with themes ranging from nautical, friendly forest characters, references to styles in folk and modern art, and exraterrestrial life. They are childlike, gender neutral - great gifts for all ages!

Shop members

  • Janis

    Owner, Designer

    I am a Brooklyn-based visual artist and designer.

  • Russell

    Owner, Business Manager

    I am a Brooklyn based artist and entreprenuer. In 2006 Janis and I started Butternut together. I take care of all wholesale orders,production and shipping of goods and sometimes I am asked model a hat or two.

Production partners

  • Boudha Hand Knits

    Kathmandu, Nepal

    A family run hand knitting collective.

  • Made in China

    Guangzhou, China

    Knitting Factory

Shop policies

Last updated on May 9, 2022
Thank you for buying a Butternut handmade item. Since each of our styles are handmade there may be slight variations in colors, sizes as we spin, dye and knit by hand each piece. All our yarns are spun from a soft wool fleece fiber optimal for winter wear and a unique handmade look.

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
All returns must be processed within 30 days.
We accept all forms of payment online. If in stock it will ship out in 3 days. If not will will notify you for a another delivery option or cancel your order. Taxes are applied where necessary.
All domestic shipments will ship out USPS unless otherwise notified and arranged. Please be aware that for overseas customers, there may be significant duty charged on your purchase on entry to your country. This is a factor over which we have no control and unfortunately may be an additional charge you could be responsible for.