Chaussettes Orphelines: Paris Workshop: Knitting and Sustainable Fashion

Paris Workshop: Knitting and Sustainable Fashion

Paris, France

Chaussettes Orphelines

Non-profit organization

2 hours
From$11 USDper person

Chaussettes Orphelines practices and promotes sustainable development through the salvage and repurposing of unwanted socks with originality and optimism.

Tour Highlights

  • Master the art of knitting and help increase women's economic opportunities in Paris.
  • Participate in a hands-on workshop with experienced fashion designers.
  • Knit your own creation to bring home as the perfect souvenir.

Tour revenue helps fund Chaussettes Orphelines’ various artisanal workshops, supporting textile recycling throughout Paris.

Tour Details

  • Frequency

    Any day by appointment

  • Start Time

    2 pm

  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Good For

    Adults, Families

  • Languages

    English, French, Portuguese

  • Tour Participants

    1 to 25

  • Difficulty

    Easy (short walking distances, low or no physical effort)

  • Volunteer Opportunities


  • This org is new to the travel industry

    Your visit will make an extra impact! Expect off the beaten path conditions.

Tour Description

Learn the art of knitting under the expertise of professional seamstresses and fashion designers in a warm and friendly environment! Each visitor will leave with fond memories, a smile from ear to ear, and their own unique piece handcrafted out of recycled socks.

Tour Start Address

2 Rue des Gardes 75018, Paris, France

More About Chaussettes Orphelines


To promote women’s social, economic, and cultural integration through the transmission of craftsmanship in the field of textile and fashion design.

Main Programs

  • Production of clothing and fashion accessories using artisanal techniques.

  • Knitting, crochet, embroidery, and patchwork.