They are all handmade by women in Africa from homespun wool, which has been naturally dyed with local plants, vegetables or flowers. Kenana Knitters is a brand dedicated to supporting and empowering the local community by employing and paying fair wages straight into the hands of over 500 rural Kenyan women. Currently, Kenana supports over 300 knitters as well as over 200 spinners who hand-spin the wool into yarn using recycled bicycle wheels made into spinning wheels. Each design in a hand-crafted Kenyan creation and bears the signature of the woman who made it. By purchasing this product, you are contributing to the pride and advancement of the individual woman and her family, as well as impacting her overall community.