Yarn Frog

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

Tools

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

Basic Supplies

scissors, paintbrush

Directions

STEP 1

  • Print out patterns. Cut patterns from felt.

STEP 2

  • Rub large end of egg (body) on table to flatten. Paint beads (eyes) White Wash. Let dry.

STEP 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.

STEP 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

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/1906/7ac5979e-3e5a-40d3-8a06-68eea5db527b.pdf



Yarn Frog
Yarn Frog