SOLD OUT Virginie's Box of Hope 2024
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SOLD OUT Virginie's Box of Hope 2024

Virginie is the dye master at Handspun Hope.  She cares for her three children and three nieces. She lost her husband when she was pregnant with her third child. In 2005, Virginie discovered she was HIV+. She spent many sleepless nights wondering how she would provide for her children. She now praises God for her home and employment. Virginie is now teaching several of the other widows to read and write.

“People say I am always smiling. I like to joke with others for the purpose of getting whoever is sad in a happy mood. In my free time, I love visiting friends and relatives and praying. I hope to own land and plant potatoes.”

Included in Virginee's Box of Hope

  • Three gorgeous skeins of handspun Ethiopian Cotton yarn dyed naturally by the women of Handspun Hope with plant dyes sourced in Rwanda.
  • Lenz by Sarah Solomon, an ideal pairing with this stunning handspun cotton.  
  • A delightful felted ornament crafted lovingly by members at Handspun Hope
  • One skein of Handspun Hope Merino Worsted 
  • A hat pattern perfect for this yarn, designed by Sarah Solomon!
  • A delightful felted ornament crafted lovingly by members at Handspun Hope
  • A special Katinge Project Bag
  • Some delicious salt caramels and Tea Spot Tea to savor as you knit!

And a special invitation to meet both Sarah Solomon, our 2024 designer and Diana Wiley, the founder of Handspun Hope at our April 29th Zoom gathering. This will be recorded.

Let’s stand up together and give hope where it is needed!