Toto Knits – Made in Kenya

This is one inspiring story we had to share with you of a brand helping to empower women in a third world country and their families.  Founded by Erin Brennan Allan, Toto Knits is a line of organic cotton knitwear ethically made by a group of artisan single mothers living in Kenya thus providing opportunities for Kenyan women to learn new skills and provide for their families.

Working closely with Mary Wambui- who oversees the knitters- Erin designs fun and funky pieces for children and adults.

The knitters are paid by the piece which allows them to work as much or as little as they like which enables them to put their families first.

We love that each custom made piece has more than one story and is thoughtfully signed by the knitter adding that personal touch.

You can even design your own quality knit sweater which can easily be done online.   International shipping is available for a flat rate.

Nneka is the Creative Director and Founder of Raggs & Rattle Style. She has been a Runway Team Lead for Toronto Fashion Week and has been offered opportunities to work with New York Fashion Week. She loves scouting new creative talent and showcasing their work.

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