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Sewing Pattern – Sock Doll Gnome by Amber @thesculptedsock

Sock Gnome Pattern
By Amber Vroom – @thesculptedsock
www.sculptedsock.com

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NOTES:
When making a sock monkey I often have left over toe and heel pieces; this pattern is designed to use up those scraps

List of Materials:
– toe and heel from 1 wool work sock
– Small piece of fun fir
– Some yarn for the hat
– Needle and thread

Step 1: Prepare Sock

a. Cut toe off wool work sock
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b. Machine Sew along the toe line
a. Leave a small opening for turning and stuffing
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c. Turn the toe right side out and stuff FIRMLY
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STEP 2: Make a ball
a. With your firmly stuffed sock toe, baste the hole closed
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b. Hand sew the 2 ends together; continue hand sewing until a nice round ball has been shaped
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STEP 3: Make nose

a. Take the heal of your wool sock and draw a circle and trim leaving extra for seam allowance
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b. Hand sew a running stitch around the circumference of your drawn circle
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c. Pull to gather the stitches and tuck the rough edges inside to create a small ball
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STEP 4: Assemble Face

a. Hand sew nose into place
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b. Use glass head pins or a fast-fade felt to mark the eye location
If you are having difficulty hand sewing the eyes watch this 3 minute video for a visual
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8xFYolElaw&feature=youtu.be )

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STEP 5: Cut and place beard

d. Cut out the beard (*Tip – use small snips to prevent cutting the ‘hair’)
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c. Carefully hand sew beard in place
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HAT OPTIONS:
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Crochet Hat:
8 crochet in the round (*I use the magic loop technique) join with ss
Ch 2, dc all the way around join with ss to first dc
Ch 2, 1 dc in same stitch, 2 dc in next stitch, repeat pattern to complete the round, join with ss to first dc
Ch 2, 1 dc in same stitch, 1 dc in next stitch, 2 dc crochet in next stitch, repeat pattern and join with ss to first dc
Ch2, 1 dc in same stitch, 1 dc in next stitch, 1 dc in same stitch, 2 dc crochet in the next stitch, repeat pattern and join with ss to first dc
… continue until you have reached desired hat opening width
OR
Piece of scrap sweater sewn into a pointed hat and hand sewn in place

Sock Gnome Pattern © Amber Vroom All rights reserved

Thank you for sharing with the Craft as Therapy Community Amber!  You can find Amber here:

Instagram – @thesculptedsock
Website – www.sculptedsock.com/products

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