How to Make a Sock Puppet

Make an awesome puppet out of an old sock!

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How to Make a Sock Puppet
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What you'll need.

What you'll need.

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Turn sock inside out and lay as shown

Turn sock inside out and lay as shown

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3
Draw a line.

Draw a line.

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Cut down the line.

Cut down the line.

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Lay out felt.

Lay out felt.

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Put the sock on the felt as shown.

Put the sock on the felt as shown.

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Trace around the sock.

Trace around the sock.

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It should be an oval, like this.

It should be an oval, like this.

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Cut it out.

Cut it out.

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Lay the sock as shown.

Lay the sock as shown.

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Put the felt on the sock.

Put the felt on the sock.

12
Thread your needle.

Thread your needle.

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Start sewing the felt to the sock.

Start sewing the felt to the sock.

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Be careful to not sew the toe part of the sock to the ankle part.

Be careful to not sew the toe part of the sock to the ankle part.

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It should look like this.

It should look like this.

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Turn the sock right side out.

Turn the sock right side out.

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Put your hand in the sock, with your thumb in the bottom section, and the other fingers in the top.

Put your hand in the sock, with your thumb in the bottom section, and the other fingers in the top.

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The blue part is the mouth!

The blue part is the mouth!

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Now here's the fun part! Take out the buttons and pick some for your puppet's eyes.

Now here's the fun part! Take out the buttons and pick some for your puppet's eyes.

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You can just use two simple buttons...

You can just use two simple buttons...

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Or you can stack them!

Or you can stack them!

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Or maybe one eye is bigger than the other?

Or maybe one eye is bigger than the other?

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You can even triple-stack them!

You can even triple-stack them!

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Once you have decided on your buttons...

Once you have decided on your buttons...

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It's time to sew them on!

It's time to sew them on!

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First mark where you want the eyes.

First mark where you want the eyes.

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Then thread your needle.

Then thread your needle.

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When sewing the eyes on, be sure to only see through the top layer of sock, so you can still put your hand in it. Now your puppet has eyes!

When sewing the eyes on, be sure to only see through the top layer of sock, so you can still put your hand in it. Now your puppet has eyes!

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Now just give it a name and your puppet is done! Look at my other guides for how to make hair and possibly clothing for your puppet!😃

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