By purchasing yarn from String Theory, you’re lifting up a number of small and female-owned businesses. We help women in Rwanda, who survived the genocide, educate a new generation. We help women in Uruguay find meaningful work without leaving their rural homes. We help a family in New Hampshire maintain a mill, a tradition spanning hundreds of years. We help restore the Patagonia Grasslands by encouraging sustainable farming.Every yarn we stock makes a positive impact.
Knitting Connects Drawstring
Drawstring Bag in 5oz Organic Cotton Canvas, 12"W x 13.5"H
Work+Shelter is proud of their sweatshop-free labor, fair wage, and livelihood benefits provided for employees. Each of the women earn 3 times the standard wage in India and is guaranteed income security, like savings support and their own bank account. This minimizes their financial dependency on often abusive spouses, charity, or exploitative work. W+S also provides daycare services, interest free loans, family counseling and healthcare services. They also ensure school enrollment for the children of the women.