We are picking up our needles to support women! To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Finnish Women’s Bank, we designed a new sweater pattern, Seela, to raise funds together to support female entrepreneurship in developing countries.
We have created a fundraiser under the Finnish Red Cross with the name “Knitters for Ukraine”. We encourage anyone able to donate – every penny counts. This war is not somewhere far, it affects all of us.
For the Danish knitwear designer Lærke Bagger, the most important things in life and handicrafts alike are having fun and embracing your mistakes. Her wild scrap-yarn knits are a perfect embodiment of this notion.
In Kyrgyzstan, cashmere goat-keeping goes back many centuries. June Cashmere is a company whose aim is to help local nomadic shepherds maintain their way of life – and at the same time produce yarn milled to last.
A piece of chocolate can be so much more. It can be a way to say: “I love you”, “Please forgive me” or “I was thinking of you.” And it can be the one thing that lightens up an otherwise gloomy winter night.
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