Artists - Knitters

  1. DIY Printable Farm Finger Puppets

    fairy tale finger puppets

    Download a PDF for these fun farm paper finger puppets of a cow, horse, pig and more! Print on cardstock or heavy paper (8.5x11”) and cut along the dotted lines. Next, either fix the tabs with tape or glue or make notches and overlap. With a larger, open ring shape, the puppets can stand on a hard surface and be used like paper dolls. Otherwise, size the band to a finger and you’re good to play!

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  2. DIY Printable Classic Tale Finger Puppets

    fairy tale finger puppets

    Download a PDF for these fun fairy tale paper finger puppets of royalty, magic, dragons and more! Print on cardstock or heavy paper (8.5x11”) and cut along the dotted lines. Next, either fix the tabs with tape or glue or make notches and overlap. With a larger, open ring shape, the puppets can stand on a hard surface and be used like paper dolls. Otherwise, size the band to a finger and you’re good to play!

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  3. DIY Printable Fairy Tale Finger Puppets

    fairy tale finger puppets

    Download a PDF for these fun fairy tale paper finger puppets of royalty, magic, dragons and more! Print on cardstock or heavy paper (8.5x11”) and cut along the dotted lines. Next, either fix the tabs with tape or glue or make notches and overlap. With a larger, open ring shape, the puppets can stand on a hard surface and be used like paper dolls. Otherwise, size the band to a finger and you’re good to play!

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  4. Updates from Our Artists and Team

    Arpillera Artist Silvia

    As an international fair trade company, we’re concerned about all the lives that Covid-19 is impacting. Like we all know, the virus is changing every aspect of life and work, but fortunately, so far, our employees and artists in Peru and Costa Rica remain healthy and all our team members are working remotely. Alessandra and I are in Peru, we were here when the borders closed. For now we need to stay put and are able to oversee our aide efforts here. We are using this time to strategize and use our creativity to do what we can right now.

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  5. DIY Printable Easter Finger Puppets

    Download and Print your Easter Finger Puppets!

    Download a PDF for these fun Spring or Easter paper finger puppets of bunnies, a duckling, and a butterfly! Print on cardstock or heavy paper (8.5x11”) and cut along the dotted lines. Next, either fix the tabs with tape or glue or make notches and overlap. With a larger, open ring shape, the puppets can stand on a hard surface and be used like paper dolls. Otherwise, size the band to a finger and you’re good to play!

    DIY Easter Finger Puppets

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  6. Puno Travel Log: Meeting Nifty Knitters

    organic cotton finger puppets

    Follow along with Don and Alessandra's trip to visit with our talented knitters in Puno, Peru! Read on for updates about our knitters and knitted collections.

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  7. Edith Cruz: A Woman Knitter Empowered by Fair Trade

    Lizzet gourd artist

    In the rural villages around Lake Titicaca, knitting is a major way of life--especially for women and children. So, despite learning this skill later than most other girls, Edith Cruz became a knitting leader through perseverance and hard work. Thanks to these skills, Edith was able to go to college to earn not one, but two degrees. Read more about how fair trade helped empower her!

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  8. Veronica Cruz Knits a Bear Finger Puppet

    knitted finger puppet video

    Have you ever wondered what it takes to hand-knit one of our popular, adorable puppets? Watch master knitter Veronica Cruz as she brings the Little Bear Puppet to life in Puno, Peru!

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  9. Knitting an Alpaca Ornament in Puno, Peru

    knitted alpaca ornament video

    Have you ever wondered what it takes to hand-knit our adorable alpaca wool ornaments? Watch Elvira, one of our talented knitters from Puno, Peru, create an alpaca ornament!

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  10. Handmade Beauty

    Handmade gourd carving

    Behind every handcrafted gift, there is a story. These gifts offer windows into the lives of the talented artists who have poured their love and time into creating something truly unique. Their crafts offer intrinsic value that goes far beyond what our eyes can see, which is why we love our products so much. And we know you will, too!

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