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Mama & Baby: Wild Dog
Mama & Baby: Wild Dog
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Mama & Baby: Wild Dog

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The  Mama & Baby shamwaris ('friend' in Shona) are ready to make new friends and are just the right size for a child (or adult) to take on adventures. Best meaningful gift for your loved ones! 


  • Individually named by the lady who knitted it
  • Tagged with the name of the knitter
  • CE tested
  • Hand knitted with a mix of acrylic and cotton yarns
  • Wash by gentle sponge cleaning
  • Approximate size: 22 - 35 cm

Fun Facts about Wild Dog

  • The scientific name for the African Wild Dog means ‘Painted Wolf’.
  • Wild Dogs have 4 toes on each foot while domestic dogs have 5.
  • Wild Dogs can run long distances at speeds of up to 56 kmph.
  • No two Wild Dogs have the same markings.
  • Wild Dogs can live up to 11 years old in the wild.
  • Wild Dogs live and hunt in packs of between 6 and 20 members.

The Mama & Baby shamwaris is ethically sourced from a charity registered in Zimbabwe. The charity set up a business to give women who joined them the opportunity to earn a living wage (living wage (n.) – a wage sufficient for a worker and their family to live comfortably). The charity aims to create beautiful and unique products that are completely handmade, ethically produced, fairly traded and bring JOY!