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Yarn Dolls

Materials

  • Yarn or string
  • 8-inch x 4-inch piece of cardboard
  • Scissors
Directions
  1. Wind the yarn around the card about thirty times or until the yarn is about as fat as two fingers.
  2. Remove it from the card and tie a doubled wool strand around it and knot at the following locations:
    • ½inch down from top
    • 1 inch down from that for the bottom of the head
    • Take one bunch on each side and tie about 1 inch down for the arms
    • 2½ inches down from head for waist
    • Divide the remaining yarn and tie for legs
    • Trim hair, hands, and feet
  3. Make this doll some clothes out of fabric scraps and make a bed or room out of painted food boxes or give them as special gifts to friends.
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From 365 Smart After-School Activities by Sheila Ellison & Judith Gray. Copyright © 2005 by Sheila Ellison & Judith Gray. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with Sourcebooks, Inc.

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