It is contradictory that we have to use the capitalist system to fight the injustice resulting from that very system. But I don't know any other way.
We cast our vote every day, with the choices we make. Which products we buy, which organizations we support, where we work, etc.
When considering your hobby, your creative self-expression, don't you want the materials you use to be kind? Your yarn and tools have already made a journey, transformed from raw resources to hand knitting items, before they ended up in your hands. Don't you want to know that the path that has led your materials to you has made the earth a better place?
We are part of an ever increasing global tribe of people who care deeply about other beings and the natural world. We want to do what's best for the world, the people living in it, and the natural environment on which our quality of life depends.
We do all this by selling beautiful, ethical and Fair yarn.
In a complex and complicated world, it is impossible to be perfect and not leave any footprint. I don't think you have to. But I do think we have a duty to make an effort.
Join the makers movement. Feel the difference, make the difference.