Fabric

No-Sew Knit Glove Finger Puppets

By  Mary Ayres 

size: 2-1/2"

Materials

  • White knit gloves, one pair
  • Felt scraps: orange; pink; black; brown; light green; bright green; white; yellow
  • Pom-poms: 3mm: white, two; yellow, two; green, three; 3/8”; green, two
  • Black snaps, 3/16”, two
  • Black pearl cotton
  • Tulip Cool Color Spray: Tangerine; Lime; Lemon Peel; Neon Pink (Duncan)

Tools

  • Aleene’s Quick Dry Tacky Glue (Duncan)

Pattern - No-Sew Knit Glove Finger Puppets

  • 1. Print and cut out patterns. Cut materials as indicated.
  • 2. Cut five fingers and one thumb from gloves. (Note: Do not use pinky fingers since they are too small.)
  • 3. Follow manufacturer's instructions to spray paint fingers: Tangerine (cat); Lime (frog); Neon Pink (pig); two Lemon Peel (duck and dog). Let dry. Leave one finger white for bunny.
  • 4. Turn raw edges at bottom of fingers and thumb under; glue.
  • 5. Use photo as guide to assemble the following:
  • Cat
  • 1. Apply dab of glue of rounded end of ears; pinch. Glue ears, nose, arms, stripes, and two snap eyes to puppet. Make two whiskers; glue to sides of nose.
  • Dog
  • 1. Put dab of glue at pointed end of ears; pinch. Glue ears, arms, nose, spots, and two snap eyes to puppet. Make two whiskers; glue to sides of nose.
  • Bunny
  • 1. Glue inner ears to outer ears. Apply dab of glue to pointed end of ears; pinch. Glue ears, arms, nose, and two snap eyes to puppet. Make two whiskers; glue to sides of nose.
  • Duck
  • 1. Glue arms, beak, two snap eyes, and yellow pom-poms to puppet.
  • Frog
  • 1. Glue arms, large and small green pom-poms, stomach, and two snap eyes to puppet.
  • Pig
  • 1. Apply dab of glue to rounded end of ears; pinch. Glue ears, arms, snout, white pom-poms, and two snap eyes to puppet.
  • Note
  • 1. For whiskers, tie pearl cotton into knot. Trim thread 1/2" from both sides of knot and band at knot to make one side of whiskers.