The Core Catalyst is a company that stocks the beautiful fair trade crochet mochila bags made from the Wayuu people of Colombia that I’ve mentioned on the blog previously.
I love fair trade crochet, which refers to crochet that is done by artisans in other countries who are treated fairly, given a living wage and able to use their creative skills to earn money.
This is the third year in a row that I’ve seen the posts advertising the Marrakech, Morocco crochet retreat and really wished that I could go.
The video below shows how a man created a new sport, basically combining hackey sack with volleyball.
There’s currently a Kickstarter Project for a fair trade crochet company helping crafters in Cambodia. They’ve been doing fair trade knitting until now and recently decided to also launch a crochet section of their business.
What I loved immediately about Nyoki Handmade was the simple beauty of the work, which you can tell is crafted with care but not overworked.
Crochet from Hearts, which works with 2000 artisans around the world to promote eco-friendly, sustainable products and support freedom and human rights around the world.