Repurpose socks into these darling hobby horses!

This project is featured in our NEW kids issue!  Read the whole issue HERE!


You will need:

thick woolen socks

2 large buttons

yarn or floss in different colors

batting/Polyfil

wooden rod, 3-4 feet

  1. Start with sewing buttons on each side.
  2. Using floss or yarn embroider eye lashes.
  3. Add the mane by sewing and tying pieces of wool/floss to the sock.
  4. Stuff the sock.
  5. Place on a rod and fasten by tying several times with yarn.
  6. Make the bridle by tying yarn around the nose and leave some extra for the reigns.
  7. GIDDY UP!

TIP:

Great way to reuse orphan socks!

Photography by Alexandra Grablewski

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