How to Make Wool Puppies

How to Make Wool Puppies | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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Do you have dogs at home? Do you love puppies? If you said yes to both questions, you will definitely like this DIY craft by Old Town Creations! I fell in love with these adorable woolen puppies the first time I saw them. Aren’t they the cutest? One of the dogs reminds me of ours when I was a kid. Learn how to make wool puppies that look the same as your dogs with this step-by-step tutorial!


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This will be the perfect gift to friends, family, or loved ones who are fur parents. I’m sure they’ll cry when they receive it from you! Aside from giving them as gifts, you can also sell them to art fairs and customize them depending on the look of your customer’s dog. If you are a dog lover like me, try this easy DIY project at home this weekend – I am sure you’ll have fun making this one.

DIY Woolen Puppies Materials

  • socks (same color as your wool)
  • wool
  • needle
  • thread
  • rice or pebble
  • filler
  • hot glue
  • 2 black beads
  • felt
  • bow
  • hair tie (do not use plastic)


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How to Make A Dog With Yarn

Step 1:

Cut one sock below the heel and fill it up to more or less half, with rice, pebbles, or something heavy. Fill it with a little bit of stuffing, then close the sock using thread and needle. It should measure 5.12 inches.

Step 2:

Now, make the skeins of wool with the same measurement as the base by making 20 turns on a 5.12-inch cardboard. Tie it with a small length of wool, then cut on the opposite. Repeat the process to make a total of 9.

Step 3:

Using hot glue, start gluing 8 skeins one by one along the top part of the base.

DIY Woolen Puppies Materials (1)
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Step 4:

Make a new skein 6.3 inches long. Make 70 turns. Depending on the thickness of your wool, they can be more or less turns. Tie it with a piece of wool, then cut on the other end.

Step 5:

Glue the large skein that you just made on top of the other skeins. This will be the ears.

Step 6:

Make the bun by taking half of the yarn from the front to the back. Put a hair tie and trim the ends of the bun. Cut the excess wool on the bottom.

Step 7:

Take the remaining skein that you made earlier and use it to make the snout. Glue it just below the bun.

How to Make A Dog With Yarn
Image by Old Town Creations via YouTube

Step 8:

Glue the black beads for the eyes then a piece of felt for the nose.

Step 9:

Cut her hair a little bit so that it will be prettier. Also, cut the ears and the hair on the muzzle a little.

Step 10:

Glue the bow on the hair tie. Be careful as the hot glue may burn the rubber.

How to Make Wool Puppies

How to make woolen PUPPIES

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