Urbanknit

Urbanknit- Fun and funky handmade bags and scarves

City of London, United Kingdom · 802 Sales

Urbanknit

Urbanknit- Fun and funky handmade bags and scarves

City of London, United Kingdom 802 Sales On Etsy since 2006

5 out of 5 stars
(325)

Announcement   Contemporary home and fashion accessories in bright colours and prints including bright patterned clutch bags, fabric totes, chunky knitted scarves and cushions.

Urbanknit accessories are bold and colourful; be it a funky knitted cowl, an iPad sleeve or a bright print clutch, you will definitely what you are looking for.

I love bold prints, bright colours and interesting textures and for that reason I particularly love using traditional African prints and fabrics, combining them with modern fabrics like denim, corduroy, silk and cotton to make accessories that are durable yet interesting thus mixing colours and cultures where the old tradition meets the modern world.

My scarves and snoods are hand-knitted in a chunky style from 100% merino wool and sometimes cashmere or Alpaca for a more luxurious feel.

Thank you for visiting.

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Last updated on Nov 17, 2017

Contemporary home and fashion accessories in bright colours and prints including bright patterned clutch bags, fabric totes, chunky knitted scarves and cushions.

Urbanknit accessories are bold and colourful; be it a funky knitted cowl, an iPad sleeve or a bright print clutch, you will definitely what you are looking for.

I love bold prints, bright colours and interesting textures and for that reason I particularly love using traditional African prints and fabrics, combining them with modern fabrics like denim, corduroy, silk and cotton to make accessories that are durable yet interesting thus mixing colours and cultures where the old tradition meets the modern world.

My scarves and snoods are hand-knitted in a chunky style from 100% merino wool and sometimes cashmere or Alpaca for a more luxurious feel.

Thank you for visiting.

Dolapo James

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Updates

Check us out at the Urban Makers Pop up shop in Shoreditch London.
Along with 40 other designer makers, you will find a selection of jewellery, cards, clothing, scarves, ceramics and much more to choose from.
Winter doesn't have to be boring. Stay warm and colourful this winter with our African print snood scarves.
Cotton print on one side and soft cosy fleece on the other.
Still in love with chunky knits after all these years. This love is hear to stay. Come on winter!
#knitting #handmade #urbanknit #wooliscool #chunkyknit #winteraccessories
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About

From Lagos to London

I started Urbanknit™ with the aim of creating fresh and interesting handmade fashion accessories that are unique and offer the wearer a sense of individuality.

My aim is to make pieces that are unique, interesting and unusual. I love bold prints, bright colours and interesting textures.

The clutches, totes, and zipper pouches come in bright African prints and batiks. I use a lovely collection of Aso-Òkè, Ànkárá and Àdìre fabrics from Nigeria and West Africa some of which are themselves handmade.

In the colder winter months my handknitted scarves, cowls and scarflettes in the signature chunky knit style will keep you warm and cosy. These come in natural yarns such as merino wool, cashmere and alpaca for the extra luxurious feel against the skin and for added comfort.

Shop members

  • Dolapo James

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    My name is Dolapo James and I love to design and create things with bright colours, bold shapes or intricate patterns. Sometimes these creations combine ALL these qualities. I am a chartered Architect turned accessory designer.

Shop policies

Last updated on June 21, 2018
Hi and welcome to my store. My name is Dolapo James and every item here is handmade by me. The scarves are handknitted mainly from merino wool into funky but functional pieces.

The bags are made from fabric sourced in Nigeria, Gambia, Ghana, West Africa.

I like to have unique items that are bold, fun and interesting and for that reason I like to make accessories that are one-off so that no one else has the same one as you do.

If you would like to purchase colourful and fun African fabric, check out my other Etsy store Urbanstax on www.urbanstax.etsy.com

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, you may return it to us for a refund or exchange. To qualify for a refund you must inform us of your wish to return or exchange within 14 days of receipt of your items. The items must be returned in original condition with all tags and packaging intact and items unworn and in a saleable condition. It is your responsibility to pay for the order to be returned and obtain a certificate of posting.

Under the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 you have the right to cancel your order within 14 working days of receipt of goods. You must inform us in writing within 14 days of receipt of your intent to exercise this right.

Please obtain a certificate of posting. In this circumstance you will be liable to pay and arrange for the goods to be returned in original condition with original packaging and all tags attached.
Payment
I accept payment by both debit/credit cards as well as Paypal. My shop also accepts Etsy gift vouchers as payment.

Please make payment within three days of placing your order.
Shipping
WITHIN THE UK: Shipping is via MyHermes courier service for most items whereby a tracking number will be provided. Royal Mail First Class post is used for smaller items. Most orders will arrive within 3 working days.

INTERNATIONAL: All international orders are sent by Royal Mail Airmail and shipping takes about 7 working days to most destinations but will take longer during busy periods like Christmas.

EXPRESS/PRIORITY MAIL: If you need a faster delivery, kindly contact us for a quote. Your package will be sent via DHL and orders received before noon will be dispatched on the same day. Your package will arrive the next day for UK destinations and within 3 working days for most international destinations.

SAVINGS ON SHIPPING: It can sometimes be difficult to estimate shipping costs and if I am able to make savings on the shipping costs, I will issue a refund for the difference once the item is shipped.

Do no hesitate to get in touch if you need further information on delivery and shipping.
Additional policies and FAQs
If you would like to order more than 10 items please get in touch for a discount code.

I am also open to wholesale requests so do contact me for further information.
Privacy
This Privacy Policy describes how and when I collect, use, and share information when you purchase an item from me, contact me, or otherwise use my services through Etsy.com or its related sites and services.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that I do not own or control, including Etsy or any third party services you access through Etsy. You can reference the Etsy Privacy Policy to learn more about its privacy practices. Nathan should then go on to include information on the following:

INFORMATION I COLLECT
To fulfil your order, you must provide me with certain information (which you authorised Etsy to provide to me), such as your name, email address, postal address, payment information, and the details of the product that you’re ordering. You may also choose to provide me with additional personal information like your telephone number for courier deliveries, if you contact me directly.

WHY I NEED YOUR INFORMATION AND HOW I USE IT
I rely on a number of legal bases to collect, use, and share your information, including:

– as needed to provide my services, such as when I use your information to fulfil your order, to settle disputes, or to provide customer support;

– when you have provided your affirmative consent, which you may revoke at any time, such as by signing up for our mailing list;

– if necessary to comply with a legal obligation or court order or in connection with a legal claim, such as retaining information about your purchases if required by tax law.

INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE
Information about my customers is important to my business. I share your personal information for very limited reasons and in limited circumstances, as follows:

- Etsy. I share information with Etsy as necessary to provide you my services and comply with my obligations under both the Etsy Seller Policy and Etsy Terms of Use.

- Service providers. I engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to my shop, such as delivery companies. I will share your personal information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these services.

- Compliance with laws. I may collect, use, retain, and share your information if I have a good faith belief that it is reasonably necessary to: (a) respond to legal process or to government requests; (b) enforce my agreements, terms and policies; (c) prevent, investigate, and address fraud and other illegal activity, security, or technical issues; or (d) protect the rights, property, and safety of my customers, or others.

DATA RETENTION
I retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to provide you with my services and as described in my Privacy Policy. However, I may also be required to retain this information to comply with my legal and regulatory obligations, to resolve disputes, and to enforce my agreements. I generally keep your data for the following time period: 5 years.

YOUR RIGHTS
If you reside in certain territories, including the EU, you have a number of rights in relation to your personal information. While some of these rights apply generally, certain rights apply only in certain limited cases. These rights are described below:

– You may have the right to access and receive a copy of the personal information we hold about you by contacting us using the contact information below.

– Change, restrict, delete. You may also have rights to change, restrict our use of, or delete your personal information. Absent exceptional circumstances (like where we are required to store data for legal reasons) we will generally delete your personal information upon request.

– You can object to receiving marketing messages from us after providing your express consent to receive them. In such cases, we will delete your personal information unless we have compelling and legitimate grounds to continue using that information or if it is needed for legal reasons.

– If you reside in the EU and wish to raise a concern about our use of your information (and without prejudice to any other rights you may have), you have the right to do so with your local data protection authority.

HOW TO CONTACT ME
For purposes of EU data protection law, I, Dolapo James, am the data controller of your personal information. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact me at contact [!at] urbanknit.com