These hand-knit pompom garlands come from home-based artisans in rural Azerbaijan and are so cute you'll wish you had a pet hamster to put them on! This garlans is a perfect gift in the holiday season for a friend, teacher, the knitter, or yourself :)
pompom garlands are made by artisans with Azerbaijani Socks which was founded with the intention of empowering women living in rural Azerbaijan with the opportunity to provide for their families. Azerbaijan Socks consists of several dozen hard-working women, these talented ladies can work from their homes, as they are often not allowed to leave their homes because of cultural limitations. They typically knit during the late fall and winter after crops have been harvested. In addition to paying fair wages, Azerbaijan Sock’s provides financial advice, prayers, and encouragement and supports each as they develop their identity and purpose - which shines through in each pair of unique handmade socks.