Organic Cotton Hand Puppet Penguin

Price: £19.00 £13.50

Beautiful hand knitted puppets. Good quality with lots of character! Great for storytelling

This penguin has been hand knitted in soft organic cotton by a team of knitters in a small rural town in Southwest China, as part of a project launched more than a decade ago aimed at providing local employment that enabled families to stay together, when the alternative involved parents migrating for work in the big cities, leaving the children to grow up with their grandparents.

The knitters meet frequently at ChunkiChilli's knitting centre in the town, but also knit at home and are frequently seen knitting in the local streets, shops and tea houses, and waiting for children, and now more often grandchildren, outside the local school.

24x14x9cm

Delivery: Standard delivery (3-5 working days): £3.95 per order

Free delivery on orders over £40

100% of profits from every product goes towards providing high quality care to people with terminal illnesses in their own homes.

Product code: AVS977

Without the Marie Curie Hospice, my mum wouldn't have had the dignity and simply amazing care that she received in the last six months of her life. The staff were so kind and thoughtful.

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