Skip to content
20% Off All Outdoor Products This Weekend Using Code: MEMORIALDAY
20% Off All Outdoor Products This Weekend Using Code: MEMORIALDAY

Your Basket (0)

View basket

Your basket is empty

Continue shopping
img
Candy Shoppe Knit Hat

Sweet as can be, this handknit beanie with pom-pom is made from wool and cotton, so it's warm and comfortable. Pull on before you head out to keep cozy in style. Beautifully handcrafted by artisans with Kumbeshwar Technical School in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.

HANDCRAFTED IN NEPAL

  • Materials: 80% wool, 20% cotton. Unlined.
  • Care: Handwash cold. Reshape while damp. Dry flat.
  • Pair with the Candy Shoppe Knit Mittens
  • Measures: 8.5"H x 9"W +3 " pom‒pom
  • Colors: Marbled green, pink, and yellow with white
  • Handcrafted in Nepal

SKU: 5918350

THE MAKERS

Kumbeshwar Technical School was established to assist socially and economically disadvantaged children in the Kathmandu Valley. KTS seeks to provide trainees with marketable skills that can ultimately lead to successful self-employment. Graduates of the training program have the opportunity to move into employment at KTS, or to establish their own workshop. Besides the technical school, KTS operates an orphanage, a nursery, a primary school and a workplace day-care. Other benefits include literacy classes, women’s health education, health and accident insurance, and access to loans. KTS was established in 1983, providing an alternative vision to poverty and caste discrimination. Initially the institution focused on the "pode" or street sweeper and rickshaw driver community, in which children lacked access to education.
img
img

Welcome to our global maker-to-market movement where, together with 20,000 artisans, we ignite social change. We create opportunities for individuals, families, and communities in developing countries to thrive through strong relationships, fair wages, safe working conditions, and sustainable practices.

Tenthousandvillages.com