Knitted Hand Puppet - Leopard
Knitted Hand Puppet - Leopard

Knitted Hand Puppet - Leopard

$ 18.00

HANDMADE IN KENYA

Leopard spots are used to help them camouflage, but this feline friend stands out from the pack. Complete with adorable detailing, like yarn whiskers and brown spots, this hand puppet is hand-knit with organic cotton and fits both adults and kids, making it perfect for family puppet shows.

Each purchase empowers artisans at Kenana Knitters in Kenya.

Knitted Puppet - Leopard | Fair Trade | The Little Market

DETAILS

  • Approximately: 8" tall
  • Care instructions: Wash by hand in tepid water or on wool cycle. Lay flat to dry and reshape.
  • Materials: 100% organic cotton and organic dyes
  • One size fits most.
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur
MEET THE ARTISAN
KENANA KNITTERS
Located in: Kenya
Kenana Knitters works with more than 500 artisans, the majority of whom are women. The artisans have had few income earning opportunities because of limited educational backgrounds and their family responsibilities. They can now earn a sustainable income, create long-term economic plans, and take care of their families with a flexible work schedule. Kenana Knitters provides them with access to regular health check-ups, family planning, HIV treatment and counseling, and educational opportunities including daily newspapers.
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Located in: Kenya
Hand-knit with organic cotton + natural fibers
Hand-knit with organic cotton + natural fibers
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