Apple Sockweight

Materials

  • Red kid’s sock
  • Dried rice, 1/2 cup
  • Polyester fiberfill, small amount
  • Felt scraps: brown, green
  • Plastic-coated wire: 1” length of black, 1-1/2” length of gold
  • Wiggle eyes, two
  • Green pom-poms: 1 large, 5 small
  • Brown chenille stem

Tools

  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Writer: White
  • Craft glue

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, red marker, rubber band, measuring cup

Directions

STEP 1

  • Fill bottom of red sock with 1/2 cup dried rice. Insert fiberfill stuffing in remaining area of sock; bind top of sock with rubber band. Cut off excess sock, leaving 1” for stem.

STEP 2

  • Print and cut out patterns. On brown circle, cut along lines. Glue circle over top of stem. Measure and cut 1”x1-1/2” brown felt strip. Glue strip around stem.

STEP 3

  • Glue leaf on stem. Wrap brown chenille stem around base of stem; twist ends together. Curl ends.

STEP 4

  • For worm, glue small green pom-poms (body) and large green pom-pom (head) onto side of apple.

STEP 5

  • For worm's glasses, measure and cut 1-1/2” gold wire length. Bend wire length into glasses; glue on worm's head. Glue wiggle eyes inside glasses.

STEP 6

  • For worm’s antennae, measure and cut 1” black wire length. Fold wire length in half; insert into top of head.

STEP 7

  • Use red marker to add smile on worm. Use White writer to add lettering or saying on apple. Let dry.
by Pam Sicely

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2241/a409a5ca-5569-427d-9f41-3315b5ed7e9f.pdf



Apple Sockweight
Apple Sockweight