Yarn Frog


size: 4”

Materials

  • Dow STYROFOAM Brand Foam: 1-7/8”x2-1/2” egg
  • Green yarn
  • Felt, scraps: yellow, red
  • Green chenille stems, four
  • Wooden 1/2” beads, two
  • Yellow head straight pins, six
  • Black paper scrap

Basic Supplies

scissors, paintbrush

Tools

  • Hole punch, 1/8”
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paints: White Wash
  • Aleene’s Fabric Fusion Glue

Directions

  • 1. Print out patterns. Cut patterns from felt.
  • 2. Rub large end of egg (body) on table to flatten. Paint beads (eyes) White Wash. Let dry.
  • 3. Beginning on one end, wrap yarn around body; spot glue. Glue yellow oval (tummy) on body and eyes on head. Punch two black paper circles; glue on eyes. Cut thin red felt strip (mouth); glue under eyes. Glue tongue in mouth.
  • 4. Form three fingers at end of each chenille stem; twist to secure. Push two legs into sides of body. Cut 3” off ends of arms; insert arms into sides. With 3” length of chenille stem, form letter “M” (for eyebrows); glue over eyes. Insert three yellow straight pins into each side of head.

by Linda Valentino

Pattern - Yarn Frog

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