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Our Mission and Values

Yesterday afternoon, I sent the following email to the KnitCrate team. We are at a point in the our company’s life that it will serve us and you, our customers and extended community, well to define what KnitCrate’s mission and values are. Who we are as a company… what we stand for… and what we were put on this good Earth to do. We did a lot of soul searching as a team. I was going to put up a...

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Meet the Team: Cristi

Meet the Team: Cristi:

We are so proud of Cristi! If you are a dyer or designer who has collaborated with KnitCrate in the past year, you know Cristi.  She manages our KnitCrate collaborations and relationships with independent dyers and designers!

What you probably didn’t know about Cristi was that she was in the Fire academy all that time and just recently got accepted to a local city Fire...

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This is KnitCrate

This is KnitCrate:

At KnitCrate, we are always fervently searching for ways to share the love of the fiber arts with as many people as possible, from those who are already avid enthusiasts to those who are just curiously thinking about giving the fiber arts a try but don’t know where to begin. Part of this involves making the fiber arts more accessible to everyone by making it more affordable for everyone.  It also involves being proactive about working with independent dyers and designers and compensating them for their hard work, so that we can bring a truly unique experience to our community.  I strongly believe that introducing more people to hand-dyed natural yarns (and the fiber arts in general) helps everyone in the industry, from Local Yarn Shops to independent designers.

As KnitCrate continues to grow thanks to our amazing customers and community, I believe it has an obligation to be a greater source for good in the industry.  In this letter, I hope to explain how KnitCrate plans to do this. In particular, I would like to talk about how we are working to introduce the fiber arts to a wider audience by making it more affordable for more people, how we support independent dyers through various initiatives we have launched, and how we work with designers to ensure they are compensated fairly for all the work they do.

More accessible to everyone by making it more affordable for everyone

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