We feel so fortunate to have Laity Lodge Family Camp as a partner for KidKnits.  Our family has gone to family camp the last two summers there and have found it to be an amazing place for a family retreat.  This Christian family camp in the hill country of Central Texas has been exactly what…

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Since we started selling KidKnits kits, we’ve been looking for a way of allowing people to make their finished hats uniquely KidKnits.  This past summer, when we were in Kenya, we learned of a group, called Uhunzi, that makes amazing tags out of recycled aluminum, and we wondered if this could be our answer.  After…

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KidKnits is excited to announce the debut of a new yarn color, courtesy of our partners at True Vineyard Ministries!  The new color is called Dejina, and is a deep shade of green.  It is dyed with a leafy plant called Dejina in Kinyarwanda.  While I don’t know the exact name of the plant in…

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Perhaps no single photo from our recent trip to Rwanda better captures what KidKnits is all about than this one, for many different reasons. First, one of Ellie’s favorite parts of the trip was playing with the children of the women working for TVM’s, particularly with Diana, Febrice, and Clemonce.  Second, while KidKnits and TVM’s…

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The KidKnits team packed up several kits this afternoon, which means two things:  1) we have received several orders this weekend, and 2) we have yarn!  We are so excited about where KidKnits is headed, and with our partner True Vineyard Ministries being able to get 20 more sheep this past week, and with plans…

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Before there can be a KidKnits knitting kit there must be yarn.  Before yarn, wool.  Before wool, sheep.  Thanks to our partners at True Vineyard Ministries, more sheep are on the way to the team in Rwanda!

KidKnits is just days away from beginning to sell our craft kits and yarns.  Here are some close up pictures of yarn that was part of our first shipment of yarn that we recently received from Rwanda through our partner, True Vineyard Ministries.

The first shipment of yarn has arrived!  On Saturday we went to San Marcos to visit our partner, True Vineyard Ministries to pick up our first shipment of our KidKnits yarn!  We have received 100 balls of yarn and 100 hand sewn carrying bags.  Everything is coming together to start selling KidKnits craft kits in…

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Get ready for KidKnits!  KidKnits is heaquartered in Austin, Texas but plans to have impact around the world!  Kid Knits is an interactive craft kit for children that can teach a child to create their very own knit hat. Inside each kit there is a small loom, knitting needle and hook, and enough organic hand-spun wool yarn for…

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