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HANDKNITTING THE WORLD TOGETHER

 
 
 
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IMAGINE

… if handknitting was the new language of global connection

… if you could change lives by owning and wearing a handknitted garment

… if you could change lives by engaging us to handknit your next collection

We change lives in rural villages in Tamil Nadu, India, by educating and employing women to handknit for fashion brands. We connect makers, brands and consumers through handknitting

From exacting pattern creation to beautiful products in the hands of customers, we take care of all elements of production and delivery to make quality handknitted products part of your brand

 
 
 
 
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GLOBAL GOALS AND BIG DREAMS

Handknits Pty Ptd is an Australia company employing women in rural Tamil Nadu, India.

We are a sisterhood of artisans with the United Nations’ Global Goals for Sustainable Development entwined in our DNA.

We are KOCO - Knit One (garment) Change One (life).

KOCO began with ten women, sitting on the floor of a home in a village.

We have handknitting hubs in four villages and employ more than 200 women full-time.

In each village, we are breaking economic and education cycles.

The women we employ are gaining financial independence.

Families can afford to educate their sons and daughters.

Children are seeing a shift in gender equality modelled in their family life.

We are building a strong business of women producing handknitted garments for fashion brands and consumers.

We are building a business of strong women.

 

 

RECOGNITION

We are B Corp certified

We are B Corp certified

Recognised as a leader in artisan manufacturing in the 2019 Common Objective Awards

Recognised as a leader in artisan manufacturing in the 2019 Common Objective Awards

Member of Source Ethical Fashion Forum

Member of Source Ethical Fashion Forum

 
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HANDKNITTING EXPERTS AND BEAUTIFUL STORIES

KOCO attracts talent.

We work with designers and brands to create handknitted fashions and homewares.

Each handknit is meticulously and personally produced – no machine intervention, no waste, no carbon footprint.

DELVE DEEPER

Our handknits have soul.

Each handknitted item comes with a swing tag featuring the photo of our artisan who made that piece, her signature, and a QR code.

Scan the QR code with a smartphone to read a story from the lady who handknitted that particular item. The stories show how KOCO is making a difference.

We aim is to enable the person who wears the garment feel the same joy our knitter had in making it.

 

 

WE HANDKNIT FOR BRANDS IN


Australia

Belgium

Denmark

France

Germany

New Zealand

Switzerland

South Africa

United Kingdom

USA

 

 
 
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EXPERIENCE CONNECT TRANSFORM

HANDKNIT PRODUCTION WITH A PURPOSE

 
 
 

CONTACT US

 

 
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