Silvana Poppe

Peru | Knitting Specialist
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Silvana was born in Cerro de Pasco where she helped her family by taking care of their sheep. While she was growing up her family was not financially stable, so she was unable to continue schooling beyond 9th grade. She had to join the workforce at a young age in order to get by. Today she is able to support her family, provide her children with day care, and still has time to spend doing things she loves. She is taking this time to learn and grow and hopes to one day start her own business.

“My dream is to become a successful entrepreneur.”

“My life has changed spiritually and economically.”

“I like to spend time with my kids and go to church.”

Did she make your product?

Previous Thank Yous

Tony A. Haro

January 6, 2020

Dear Silvana,
We received our knitted hats from our daughter, Olivia, who thoughtfully ordered them for my wife and I for Christmas gifts. We appreciate them knowing they were handmade from someone as special as you are. Me and my wife love how the knitted hats fit and we will think of you when we wear them.
We wish and your family goodwill in achieving your aspirations in life. We also wish you peace and good health.
Thank you again!
Tony and Genie Haro


November 5, 2019

Hello Silvana! I just wanted to say thank you so much for the work you put into making my hat. I absolutely love it. It is incredibly comfortable and exactly what I was hoping to buy! I’ve made a couple hats in my life - both using crochet, and it was tough. And did not look the greatest. You have this skill down! And I’m lucky that I had you to make my hat! Thank you again and best of luck with your dreams of starting your own business (I actually have the same dream)!

Connie S

February 10, 2019

Silvana, Thank you for the beautiful striped knit cape that you made through Krochet Kids that my daughter gave me as a gift this year. I receive compliments on it everywhere I go...all thanks to your beautiful workmanship. Blessings to you and your family !!

Marissa Maskulyak

December 18, 2018

I got a beautiful beanie hat made by you and I am so in love with it. It’s beautifully done and I appreciate your work so much! Thank you

baylor smith (postrecito)

June 20, 2018

Silvana! How are you? I miss seeing you and laughing with you! I think about you and my time in Peru often! I hope you and your children are doing well!

Kelisha Harris

March 18, 2018

thank you so much!! absolutely love the scarf that you made it is beautiful and keeps me warm on cold days.


January 24, 2018

Hi Silvana, I just received the beautiful hat you made for Causebox. It is so soft, warm and wonderfully crafted. Thank you for your work. I wish you and your family well.

Nicole Diambra

January 16, 2018

Hi Silvana! I just received a hat you made for me in my CAUSEBOX today; it is absolutely beautiful and is perfect timing! It is very cold where I am in Virginia and I recently lost my winter hat! Thank you for so graciously gifting me with this beautiful, warm new one! I also love going to church and am excited to hear that it is one of your favorite hobbies! Enjoy that as well as being with your family!


January 9, 2018

Silvana, I received one of your knit hats for my birthday and I absolutely love it! I’m so impressed with the quality! I wish you all the best as you pursue your business. Keep on trekking!

Rachel Bolt

December 17, 2017

Thank you Silvana! I am so excited to give my mom a beautiful scarf you made. I know she will love it. I wish you all the best in your entrepreneurial endeavors. May you have a very Merry Christmas with your kids. God Bless!

Stephanie Holinko

November 12, 2017

I bought one of your hats today at Whole Foods Market in Framingham, Massachusetts, USA. I love it! Well done!

Cayla Discavage

January 13, 2017

Silvana, I received the fingerless gloves that you made and they are absolutely beautiful. Thank you for the time and effort you put into making this incredible product! I pray for you and your family and I wish you all the best as you work toward starting your own business!

Sara Walter

January 13, 2017


Thank you so much for the beautiful scarf. I can only hope one day my crocheting abilities are as good as yours. I wish you all the luck in your entrepreneurial endeavors. Thank you again for the amazing gift, it was the best thing I received for the holidays.


Kelly Rohrberg

December 31, 2016

I am in love with my hat (the Tadem) its keeps my head so warm and I am constantly wearing it! Thank you so much for the beautiful work you do!

Amara Agu

December 26, 2016

I am 12 years old and my grandma just gave me one of your hats. I live in Iowa in the United States. Thank You, Silvana, for making beautiful warm hats and I hope your dreams of becoming an entrepreneur come true and I appreciate all the hard work you put in the hats - Amara

Jordan McCabe

November 15, 2016

Silvana, thank you for the crochet headband ("The Alice"). I bought it for my 9 year old daughter for Christmas. I just know she will love it so much! The crochet work is absolutely lovely. You are very talented and it will be an honor for my daughter to wear your headband!

Hannah Irion-Frake

November 6, 2016

Thank you for the beautiful scarf! I love it! -Hannah :)

Olivia Shuey

February 26, 2016

I have just received a beautiful headband made by you. Your skills are amazing and I am so thankful that you could make this an even more special birthday than it was for me. I am so happy that I made I difference in your life and hope you purse your dream of being an entrepreneur. Thank you and hope your dreams are accomplished.

Gillian Alexandria Clark

January 2, 2016

Hello Silvana,

Your skillful hands crafted the soft and lovely beanie that my thoughtful friend, Kris gave me for Christmas this year. I love it! Your work is refined and excellent and I thank you for the love and care you put into it. I am grateful to know that you made it by hand and that you are making your dreams come true becoming an entrepreneur. I am doing the same and I feel that we and our kind are in a sisterhood of women taking action to make our lives and therefore the whole world a better place.



David Dalgleish

December 30, 2015

Dear Silvana, Thanks for your skill in making my new Worlds Greatest Beanie. Our family wishes you and your family a Happy New Year

Jason Wong

December 28, 2015

Your work has made my head very warm especially since the weather has brought freezing temperatures during the night. Thank you. Many from my church has said that the world's greatest beanie was very soft. Awesome. continue with your dreams to be the world's greatest enterpreneur and be the best that mom you can be. Peace,
Jason Wong

Gail Kenney

December 27, 2015

Hello Silvona,

I just received "the London" from my daughter for Christmas and I absolutely love it!! You are extremely talented and I wish you all the best!

Take care,

Carter Lippert

December 27, 2015

Your craftsmanship is amazing. I absolutely love my World's Greatest Beanie. Thank you for being an inspiration to your family and never giving up!

Billy Dwyer

December 23, 2015

Silvana, thank you so much for your work! I have just received my beanie (The Worlds Greatest Beanie) and I absolutely love it! It came in right in time for the holidays. Happy holidays to you and you family!

With Hope,
Billy Dwyer

Kaylee Earll

December 22, 2015

Thank you for making my World's Greatest Beanie! It is the best hat I have ever owned, and I am looking forward to letting it keep me warm this winter. God bless you in all you do, and Merry Christmas!

Veito moretti

December 21, 2015

Dear Silana,
Thank you so much for the beautiful hat. It is so warm and beautiful, and I have been wearing it since it came out of the box. I can't wait to show all my coworkers, many of them are friends of TOMS and I'm sure they will become friends with rocket kids as well.

Do you make scarvesas well? I will be ordering one for my amazing girlfriend that got me your hat.

Thank you again,


December 18, 2015

Thank you for such a beautiful scarf! I work at a store where we sell KKP products, it's a beautiful story that I'm blessed to share with many! I pray for you and your family, and hope we get more of your beautiful work in!

Selma Kallner

December 8, 2015

Thank You so much for the beautiful scarf. I have just received it for a gift and can't wait to start wearing it. Your knitting is so well done.
Good luck for the future and keep up the good work


November 14, 2015

Thank you so much for making this scarf. My boyfriend got it for me for my birthday after asking several of my friends which color would be best. I was brought to tears after he told me the story behind the scarf and how much effort he went through to pick the best one. Thank you for your hard work, best wishes in the future.


October 12, 2015

Silvana, you have such a beautiful name and make such beautiful items! Yours is the first Krochet Kids product I've purchased and I am so excited to wear it through the colder months. I hope things are going well for you and your family!


January 9, 2015

Thankyou for the headband... I love it means so much to see young women trying to do the best for there family's, And not just giving up. Mucho gracias señorita. Usted Es increíble.

Audrey Nichols

January 3, 2015

Thank you so much for making my beautiful hat! I have worn it all day today here in Northwest Arkansas, USA. It's very cold today, so while grocery shopping with my family, the hat helped keep me warm!
I'm very thankful for your talent and gift of crochet! God bless you and your family!
Audrey Nichols
Fort Smith, AR USA

Jenny Schouppe

January 2, 2015

Dear Silvana,
For Christmas this year my younger brother bought me a braided headband that you made. You did a fantastic job on it! I've already worn it a dozen or so times. It really has been a great gift! I really appreciate the work that you put into it and I find so much joy in the fact that it came from Krochet Kids Intl. I love the products that come from this organization and the work that they do in the lives of others. Keep up the good work because you really do put smiles on the faces of the many people who receive your products. God bless!

Lynsley Tyler

December 12, 2014

Thank you Silvana! I really like my crochet hat! You are quite talented and I will enjoy this hat all winter in Atlanta. Your smile is beautiful. I hope you have a very Merry Christmas, and I wish you and your family much good health and happiness always!!!

Kristeen Abner

September 29, 2014

Dear, Silvana

I purchased one of the hats you made and I just wanted to say how beautiful it is. Thank you so much for the work you put into your products. I wish you all the best in becoming an entrepreneur. Oh, and your smile is so uplifting.

sincerely, Kristeen


August 2, 2014

Thank you for crocheting this lovely grey stripped beanie hat that I bought from Zumiez it will keep me warm during the long cold winters wish you and your family all the best!


January 24, 2014

Dear Silvana,

I purchased one of your knitted hats about 2 months ago. I have been wearing it every day since then. Its has been a very cold winter so far and I am happy to say that this hat has been keeping me warm. I often get compliments on the hat as well. People really like it.
I will be keeping this hat for the many winters in my future to keep me warm .

Thanks again, and all the best.



January 19, 2014

Dear Silvana,
Thank you so much for making the awesome beanie I just bought! It is very cold and snowy wear I live and it will keep me nice and warm :) It is my new favorite hat to wear! Every time I put it on I will think of you and pray that God will keep you safe and that he will bless you! I believe that one day you will be able to reach your dream of becoming a successful entrepreneur because: All things work together for good to those who love God ~Romans 8:28

Nicole Dufresne

January 11, 2014

Dear Silvana Poppe,
I just want to start off by saying thank you for everything you do. Your work is truly amazing! Especially this jacket I ordered that was made by you. It is beautiful and just perfect. I will be wearing it everywhere I go due to cold weather! It is just amazing to know that someone took their time to make a wonderful jacket. I also would like to say that I loved reading your story and learning about your back story and noticing how happy you are now! You are truly an inspiration! I would like to say thank you one more time for the work you do for people around the world and I'm sure most people love it! I know I do! Take care! :)

love always,

Wei-Jen Chiang

January 10, 2014

Hi Silvana! My name is Wei-Jen and I am a freshman at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. I just got my super cool sweater in the mail today and it's super comfy! It's only like 50 F here in Seattle so this sweatshirt will definitely keep me warm! Thank you so much for making this and I hope you and family are happy and doing well :D

Brianna Romero

January 10, 2014

Dear Silvana ,
I'd like to thank you for this amazing sweater, where I live it's really really cold & snows a lot. But this nicely made hoody is really thick & helps me keep warm .

Suzi Davenport

December 29, 2013

Dear Silvana,
Thank you so much for making the Alice headband! It is truly beautiful and I will wear it all the time. I will be praying for you and your family and that your dream for the future becomes a reality soon!
Love, Suzi


December 26, 2013


Thank you so much for my new headband! Where I live, it's cold and there is a lot of snow, so it keeps my ears warm and I get compliments on how adorable my headband is wherever I go, thanks to your talent and hard work! I'm so glad your life has changed economically and spiritually. I'll be praying for you, your dreams, your relationship with God, and your children.

Much love,

mike Fournier

December 24, 2013

Thank you so much for making this great hat! I love it and will always cherish it. And thank you for being a great person (:

Bridget Gallagher

December 9, 2013

Dear Silvana Poppe, thank you so much for the beautiful headband! Your work is beautiful. I will be praying for you and your family, and praise God you have a job through KKI. All the best to your children, you are loved!


December 9, 2013

Thank you so much for this beautiful 'Alice' headband!
Can't wait for the warmer weather to come so i can wear this around as much as I can.

Paige P.

September 1, 2013

Thank you so much for making my beautiful new headband! I love it and the change that comes along with purchasing a product from KKI. You are a wonderful example of the empowerment this company strives for. Thank you so much, you are a beautiful soul. All the best to you and your family.

Emma Hope

August 5, 2013

Once I read your storie it made me appreacate my item more. I really love my new backpack, I will use it every day any remind my self that someone actually took there time to make this for someone. You really encourage me to do more and make a difference with what I can do. I hope you keep doing what you do and stay strong. Thank you so much

Xox Emma

Mary Claire Bannon

June 23, 2013

I love the iPad case you made! It's beautiful and I'll think about you every time I use it!

Jamey Alvarado

June 18, 2013

Thank you, Silvana. It is a joy to wear a product made my faithful hands. Your name is now written on my heart and not only my hat!


February 13, 2013

Thank you so much. I adore my scarf and wish you the best in your endeavors. And I truly hope that you are able to keep growing in your faith.


February 5, 2013

Thank you Silvana for the wonderful hat! It is so warm and marvelous to wear! I love knowing the person and story behind the hat. I wear it whenever I get the chance and tell all my friends about you and the hats! Thank you so much!

Isabel Sedgwick

February 1, 2013

Dear Silvana, the you made is positively lovely. I adore it so, so, so much and it goes with everything I wear. Thank you so much for this and I'm totally buying more of these glorious hats.

I can't say enough good things about them! Thanks again!


January 4, 2013

Muchas gracias Silvana por los sombreros! I ordered two hats (Riley and Rainier) and both of them were signed by you! What a cool coincidence. Thank you for making beautiful hats, I wish you nothing but the best. Dios te bendiga.



December 30, 2012

Hi Silvana, i write to tell you i like very much my beautiful hat! It is very warm and i really like it very much, you can be pride of it! Léo

Ryan Willis

December 25, 2012

Thank you so much for making my lovely hat I appreciate it so much thank you

Stephanie Amato

December 1, 2012

Hi Silvana

Thank you for making my beautiful hat! The color caught my eye and you did great work! I was in Peru last year and fell in love with your country. You live in a beautiful place.

I will think of you as I wear my hat.

Dios te bendiga y bendiciones!


Matthew Cole Odom

November 29, 2012

Silvana I just received The Riley in the mail that I purchased a few days ago and I just wanted to thank you for taking the time to make such a beautiful knit hat. I hope my purchase can bring as much happiness to you and your family as it has brought to mine. Thank you for everything you do.

with love,

Alin Tavitian

November 28, 2012

I love the shirley scarf you made me! It's peach, one of my favorite colors, and so soft! I am wearing it right now. Thank you so much and I send my blessings and prayers to you and your family.
Love, Alin

Vincent Cheung

November 14, 2012

Dear Silvana, thank you for making my new hat! It is the blue one with a white stripe and a Pompom at the top. I love it, best of luck with your dreams. Thanks Vincent Cheung

Kandice A. Guerrero

November 1, 2012

Give thanks Silvana for my beautiful hat! I am truly glad that my purchase can help your family <3 Your creation keeps my head warm :)

love, kandice