Knitting & Crochet

Not (just) your grandmother's knitting: the brands listed here work with artisans from diverse cultures to apply their native techniques to products from clothing to accessories to toys, using fine yarns from a variety of animal and plant sources.

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cloth roads

Handmade textile accessories, home textiles, fabric and textile artisan supplies sourced from artisans worldwide, with an emphasis on community development and female empowerment.

Based in USA | Produced worldwide

Ships to USA & Canada; international on request

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DARA ARTISANS

Diverse collection of clothing, jewelry, accessories, home decor and textiles curated from artisan sources worldwide. Highlights include contemporary Acoma pottery and an exquisite range of Lao and Bhutanese textiles.

Based in USA | Produced worldwide

Ships to USA and Puerto Rico; international on request

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THE DHARMA DOOR

Accessories, stationery, home decor and textiles sourced from Bangladeshi artisan cooperatives adhering to Fair Trade guidelines on on provision of wages, healthcare and education

Based in Australia, USA | Produced in Bangladesh

Ships to Australia, USA; international on request

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global goods partners

Jewelry, accessories and home decor produced by 40 female artisan groups in 20 countries across the Global South.

Based in USA | Produced worldwide

Ships to USA

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ibu movement

An 'ibu' is a woman of respect, and the emphasis of this movement is on the sustainable self-sufficiency of women through their skill in traditional crafts, creating handmade luxury goods that seamlessly fuse tradition with classic glamour.

Based in USA | Produced worldwide

Ships to International

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indego africa

Jewelry, accessories, clothing, homewares, children's wear & nursery decor handcrafted by women in Ghana and Rwanda, with all profits reinvested into education schemes. 

Based in USA | Produced in Ghana & Rwanda

Ships to USA; international on request

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maya traditions foundation

Accessories, home decor and traditional textiles handwoven by indigenous Maya women, connected by the Foundation to national and international markets committed to Fair Trade Principles.

Based and produced in Guatemala

Ships to see Stockists

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proud mary

Clothing, accessories, jewelry, home decor and textiles created in partnership with artisans in developing countries to bring to the global market traditionally made goods with a modern aesthetic, deeply rooted in craftsmanship and culture.

Based in USA | Produced worldwide

Ships to International

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tejido

Clothing and accessories handwoven by small artisan communities, to help preserve traditional Peruvian and Mexican techniques of hand-weaving, knitting, crochet and natural dyeing. 

Based in USA | Produced in Mexico & Peru

Ships to USA

IMAGE: Maya Traditions - Women of the Flor Clarense Cooperative in Santa Clara La Laguna crochet wallets and other items, Guatemala