Atim Janet

Uganda | Crocheter
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Being the first-born in her family, most of the family’s responsibilities fell on Janet after her parents passed away. In desperation to finish school, Janet attempted to raise money to pay for her own school fees by doing various casual jobs around town but was unsuccessful and had to drop out. Eventually, she joined KNOWN SUPPLY where she says, “I have found love in KNOWN SUPPLY. My heart used to ache because I missed out on parental love, but now I am in a family. Even with my first two-months of earnings, I could fend for myself and my three children. I have hope of improving my life and that of my children.”

DREAMS FOR THE FUTURE
“My future plan is to register for a tailoring course and become a professional tailor.”

INTERESTS & HOBBIES
“My enjoyable activity is Acholic traditional dances like “bwola” (royal dance) and larakaraka- dance for the youth and singing in the church.”

WHAT MAKES CROCHETING ENJOYABLE  
“Crocheting has made me increase my skills and now I can boast of being multitalented in crocheting! My favorite hat is ‘the Betty’.”

LOVE DEFINED
“Love means being exemplary to other people and doing good.”


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Previous Thank Yous

Angela Martin

December 9, 2017

Atim thank you so much for the work you do! I am from California and I work with special needs students. I loved being able to hear a part of your story. I will think of you every time I wear it. Sending you love and hope that you reach your dreams. Thank you again.

steff rech

October 28, 2016

thank you I just received my hat and It is beautiful .

I wish you all the love and peace in the world

thank you
Blessings,

Steff

John Resing

August 17, 2016

Beautiful hat Janet - Thank you! My wife sells these in there store :)

Michael Coyle

July 4, 2016

My girlfriend and I stumbled upon your hat and we both ended up getting one! It's a beautiful crochet hat! and I plan on wearing it all the time this winter. Your dedication to your family is amazing and I hope the best for you and your family!! Thank you so much again!!

Mike Knigge

January 28, 2016

Dear Atim Janet,

Thank you so much for the beautiful crochet hat! It is very special for me to be able read your personal story and feel connected to someone across the world. Your commitment and dedication to your family is amazing and this hat is a product of that, so I'm very proud to be able to wear it. I wish you and your family the best of health and happiness!

Alan James

December 23, 2015

Thank you so much for the crocheted hat! It's very beautiful. Best of luck to you!

nathalie rodriguez marin

December 19, 2015

hi Atim my name is Nathalie and I'm from Colombia but I am living in Canada and I just bought a hat that you made it!
I am pretty happy to have a hand made hat and to know who made it! thank you very much! and I HOPE THAY ALL YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE!
MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Sean

November 26, 2015

Thank you for the beautiful knit cap, Atim! Great work! It keeps my head very very warm. Good luck on your path to becoming a tailor :)

Ekaterina

October 5, 2015

Dear ATiM! I send appreciation of Russia with Love))) Thank you for a wonderful cap)))

Kevin E. Colbert

September 3, 2015

Thank you Atim. You created a bow tie that is almost as beautiful as you. I absolutely love it and I receive many compliments on it. I truly appreciate the work you put into making the tie a work of art. You are amazing.

nishawitt.aesop

August 22, 2015

Dear Atim,
Thank you for making my hat. I absolutely love it. You are greatly appreciated all the way from Virginia, USA. Once again, thank you.
Much love,
Nisha W.

Margo Gardner

February 25, 2015

Dear Atim Janet,

I just received the "Mona" scarf in navy that you made and I love it! It is so beautiful! The yarn is so soft and it hangs so nicely. I love it more than anything I've purchased in a long time. You are very talented! Thank you so much. I wish you and your family much success and happiness in life.

With gratitude,
Margo

Kelsi Dailey

January 10, 2015

Hi Atim
I went shopping today and bought a black hat that you made. I love it! Thank you so much. Its so soft and pretty you did a great job. Hope you are doing well. God bless.

Sarah Graham

January 2, 2015

Dear Atim Janet,
Thank you so much for the beautiful hat. I ordered it online from the Krochet Kids website and it is absolutely beautiful. Your story is so inspiring to me. I too am the oldest sibling and I have a lot of responsibility at home but I cannot imagine having to provide for my siblings. You are so strong and brave to step up and provide for your siblings.! Your story gives me so much hope. The work that you are doing is truly impacting the world. Thank you again and God bless you.

Gita Moore

December 23, 2014

Hello Atim, thank you for making such a beautiful hat. It was given to me as a Christmas present and I just love it! It is exquisite and very well made and I will wear it with pride. Keep up the great work!

Debra Blum

November 29, 2014

I bought a beautifully crocheted red hat that you made and I lov e it so much
You are truly remarkable
Keep up the good work and don't forget to be good to yourself with all the care taking you do for others
In love and gratitude
Debra

Tiffany Golob

October 4, 2014

Thank you so much Janet! You are so beautiful, and are so inspiring to women. I love my agatha hat so much and so happy I can share my gratitude with you.

Alexa Villavicencio Queijeiro

August 30, 2014

Atim,

I have now two of your beautifully hand-made scarfs, I bought one last year and I just received a Brine. I was very happy when I saw that both of my scarfs were made by you. I hope you know that what you do brings joy and happiness into peoples lifes and I think not so many people has the ability to do that, to take a piece of fabric and turn it into something beautiful that makes one feel happier about each day.

Beatrice Moberg

July 11, 2014

Dear Janet,
Thank you so very much for the lovely Lola ribbon you have made!
Your love and dedication inspires me greatly and I adore your amazing craftmanship!
I wish you and you family all the best in the future and I hope all your goals come true.

May the Lord bless you and your family always.

Sincerely,
Beatrice

Petra Kovacs

December 13, 2013

Hi Janet! Oli otya? just wanted to thank you so much for the wonderful scarf you made! I love it so much and it keeps me nice and warm in the cold Canadian winters (minus 15 degrees). I was in Uganda last January and I will be back this January. I do a little bit of work in Uganda just outside of Kampala. I loveeee the dancing and culture of Uganda and I see you like the bwola dance. I so wish could dance like the people in Uganda, it is amazing!!

Weebale Janet and keep up the good work!!
Hope you have a healthy and happy New Year!

Petra Kovacs

Jerika TIlby

December 13, 2013

I just wanted to say thank you and I cant believe how amazing you are. I LOVE my hat(: and I love it even more knowing it has meaning behind it and was made by someone who truly cared. I'm honored to be able to help you and your family. I hope that all of your dreams come true and you get all the support and love that you deserve. Your Beautiful inside and out.

Wishing you a Very special Holiday and Sending love to you and your family,
Jerika

Janet Hewson

May 16, 2013

Janet,
I am so blessed to be a part of your life. You are a giving, loving woman and are so very talented. You create beautiful work and it is an honor to wear your art.
Best wishes for a happy, healthy, blessed life,
Janet ( we have something in common!)

Karen C-B

April 23, 2013

Janet, I am so grateful for the beautiful beanie you made for me (Classic Elements). I am 50 years old and have terminal cancer. The hat is perfect for my bald head. :-) I have tons of hats, but this one is my absolute favorite. I wish nothing but the best for you and your children, Janet. I will be purchasing more items very soon! Blessings, Karen

Claudia V.

March 24, 2013

Thank you so much for the beautiful cream-colored "Thomas" hat you made for me. It is so soft and brings me much comfort when I wear it. You are so talented and I wish you all the best in your career as a tailor. I am so glad that you have found love and happiness through working with Krochet Kids - Through your work, you are also bringing happiness to people around the world. Wishing you and your family all the best!!

Anonymous

January 28, 2013

I saw the beautiful hats in a magazine and ordered a yellow one with a flower. I received it about a week ago and just in time for some really cold Wisconsin weather. Several of my friends are extremely jealous. I did give them the website so they can get their very own. Thank you so much!

Katie Garvey

January 26, 2013

Thank you so much for making a beautiful Betty hat that is just PERFECT! It's warm and looks very pretty. I'm very grateful I was able to find such a nicely crocheted hat in the softest yarn. Thank you for being so talented and I hope you have much good luck with your dreams. Best wishes, and thank you again!

Kevin Hopf

January 10, 2013

Just got the black Lincoln I ordered today and I am so happy. I am wearing a collared shirt everyday for a week just so I can wear this bowtie nonstop. I can't thank you enough Atim Janet for the time and work that went into such an amazing bowtie. I wish the best for you, your family, and your dream to become a professional tailor. I have no doubt you will achieve that goal. Again thank you so much!

Danielle White

January 3, 2013

Thank you soo much for the hat!! I love and its super cute! I try to wear it as much as possible!! I wish you the best in life :)

Kristian Garcia

December 31, 2012

Thank you so much for my hat, I love it!!!. It makes me happy to know that such a beautiful hat was made by your hands. Again thank you and I wish you all the best in the world!

Angela

December 18, 2012

Thank you for the beautiful Betty hat! I can knit pretty well, but this hat is well-beyond my skill level in crotcheting! It is a privilege to hear your story. I will wear your hat proudly this winter!!

Cheryl Casstevens

November 18, 2012

Thank you for your beautiful work. This is not my first purchase from KK and it will not be my last. I love buying items that I know make a difference and give back. I'm pleased that you have such a talent. Keep up the incredibly awesome work and do it knowing you are making a change. We are the future of change. LOVE DEFINED "Always giving your all in all you do and knowing that you are doing it with good intentions"

Noel Lombardi

February 9, 2012

Janet,
I just recieved my hat today! i love itttt sooo much! you are amazing and i am so happy i could help you with your school and family! it means s much to me!
I am so excited to buy more things!
THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!
Lots of love <3

Sarah Handy

January 23, 2012

Janet,
I just wanted to thank you so much for the beautiful hat! It keeps me warm on snowy winter days. I will think of you every time I put it on:) THANK YOU and I wish the best to you and your family. Much love!

Rachael Goeler

January 21, 2012

Janet, thank you so much for my hat! My sister bought me one for my birthday and I love it! I've been wearing it all winter and it's keeping me so warm. I've gotten soapy compliments on it. Thank you again!!

Courtney Friant

January 15, 2012

Thank you so much for my amazing Bella beanie :) the only time it has come off since I got it is to shower. I hope all of your dreams come true and I'm honored to have helped you support your family.

Jordan-Maeve Garcia

January 12, 2012

I recently bought a Betty hat for myself, and I absolutely love it. Your skill is marvelous, it warms my heart as well as my head :) May you be successful in all your endeavours!

Santese

January 6, 2012

Hello Janet. I just want to Thank You so much for my hat. It's very stylish and it keeps me warm at the same time. My aunt gave this to me as a gift and I was very thankful that she did, because it feels great to help another. And i will continue to look and buy yours and others creation.

Thank you so much :)

Harley Kimbril

January 2, 2012

Thank you so much for my hat! I love it. It's so beautiful and I'm glad that I'm able to wear something that you made with your hands. It means a lot to me to get a gift like this. :)

Allie Luikart

January 2, 2012

Hello Atim,
My sister was introduced to this website and bought me the Betty for my Christmas present. I absolutely love it and think this organization is amazing. I am so glad the money used to purchase this hat could help you and your family. It truly makes me happy to know we are putting our money to good use. I hope you can eventually become a tailor and wish you the best in life. Thank you so much, again. :)