Knee high stocking
Stuffing such as kapock, etc.
1 skein 4 oz. 4 ply yarn
Strand of yarn for eyes (blue, brown, black)
Strand of pink or red yarn for mouth
1 oz sport yarn for hair
Arms: Wrap yarn 50 times around a stiff cardboard measuring 20" in length. Slipp off cardboard and tie in the middle. Use a double strand of yarn to tie. Cut ends. Beginning at the middle, braid yarn to within 2" of the end. Repeat for the other side. Trim hands evenly. If yarn tangles, "comb" with fingers.
Body: Stuff toe of knee-high stocking with kapock. Head should measure at least 10". Insert half of Q-tip into head and tie. Stuff remaining stocking just enough to cover end of Q-tip. Tie and cut off rest of stocking. This forms the body the yarn will fit over. Now wrap remaining yarn around cardboard, keeping the tension even and yarn smooth. Tie with a double yarn at top and cut threads at bottom of cardboard. Slip this over stuffed stocking head, spreading the yarn evenly over stocking and tie. Insert arms and tie to stocking body at neck. Spread yarn evenly over arms and stocking body, covering them well and tie. Divide the remaining yarn in half for lets. Braid each leg tightly to withing 2 and 1/2 inches of end and tie with double yarn. Trim