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Kuchinate is a vibrant studio and design collective based in south Tel Aviv with over 200 members who create decorative crochet products for the home – baskets, poufs, rugs, and more.

The designers of Kuchinate are African asylum-seeking women, and the social-psychological foundations of the project, founded by Diddy Mymin-Kahn and Sister Aziza Kidane in 2011, motivate these women to earn a salary while utilizing the creative skill set learned from their home country.

In addition to producing and selling beautiful items, the studio hosts a number of unique cultural events throughout the year, including crochet lessons, meals, and traditional Eritrean coffee ceremonies.

Opening hours: Tuesday, Wednesday 10.00-17.30. Monday, Thursday, Friday 10.00-14.00.

Photos by Miriam Alster

Sderot Har Tsiyon 104 03.532.4542 Visit website
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