I’m getting all kinds of Christmas Carfty over here! I’ve got a bunch of different projects in the works, but today I’m sharing this adorable DIY Christmas Sock Snowman!

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1 Pair Work Socks
10 C Rice
4 Pins (2 the same color )
Scarf This can be a piece of ribbon, or fabric, your choice
1 spool Thread that matches the sock color
1 Pair Scissors
3 Buttons (optional)
1 tube Super glue (for sticking on the buttons)

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DIY Christmas Sock Snowman Instructions:

1. Cut the sock in half just past the ankle area towards the toes. Set aside the toe portion for now.
2. With the thread, tie closed the cut end of the sock. Turn the sock inside out so the tied portion is now on the inside of the sock.

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3. Start filling the open end of the sock with rice. Fill till it’s almost full, but with some room to tie it closed. As you fill, lift the sock to distribute more rice near the lower half of the sock to form the body of the snowman.

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4. Tie the top of the sock closed with thread. With your hands, slightly squish and form the head of the snowman and give definition to the body.
5. Using thread again, tie a piece of thread around the neck and tighten it to give it further definition.

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6. With the toe portion of the sock, cut off the red strip portion of the sock, leaving equal margin on the cut side than there is on the open end of the sock. With the toe portion of the sock, fold over the open end once or twice. This is the hat. Fit the hat on the snowman and adjust where you feel looks good. With the strip of red sock portion, fold over to hide the white edges and fit over the rim of the snowman’s hat. You are basically using the red portion of the sock to hide the “brim” of the hat you just put on. Remember to leave room for eyes and a nose!

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7. Using the two pins that are the same color, pin them in the head of the snowman to form his eyes. Then use the third pin for the nose.
8. Take your ribbon/fabric and tie it around the neck of the snowman. The last pin can be used to hold the scarf in place.
9. At this point, you can choose to glue on the buttons.
10. When carrying the snowman, you will want to support him from the bottom, as the rice moves around a lot and will distort his body.

Adorable DIY Christmas Sock Snowman - BusyBeingJennifer.com

Isn’t he just the cutest little snowman? And this DIY Christmas Sock Snowman is so easy to make too!

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23 Responses to DIY Christmas Sock Snowman

  1. Jaelan says:

    My nieces and nephews would be all OVER this!

  2. I made something similar to this when I was in kindergarten. My mom still uses it as a decoration every Christmas! (It doesn’t look as cute as this one, though.)

  3. Julie S. says:

    What an adorable craft! This would be fun to do with kids.

  4. That is the most adorable use for a solo sock I have ever seen. We might have to try this during the Thanksgiving break!

  5. This snowman is so cute!!! Great way to repurpose those old lone socks!! 🙂

  6. I can’t get over how adorable this is! I’m going to rummage through my sock drawer tonight to find just the perfect sock to use!

  7. Cara says:

    This is adorable! I want to make some of these with my boys this year. Thanks for sharing!

  8. Teresa says:

    I love your snowman, you did a wonderful job!

    If you have time, I would love for you to share this post over at the Holidays Celebration link party that is live right now! It’s such a neat idea, I’m sure our readers would love it too! (http://keepingitrreal.blogspot.pt/2015/12/holidays-celebration-link-party-4.html)

  9. I will definitely be making these next year! I love snow people!

  10. Stephanie says:

    What a cute little snowman!!

  11. zografia80 says:

    It’s one of the best Christmas projects i have seen this year and definitely the cutest snowman!

  12. Beverly says:

    Your snowman is adorable. This will be our Snickerdoodle Special of the Week at tomorrow’s party. Thanks so much for sharing.

  13. So cute! And he could stay out all winter long, and not melt! Have a Merry Christmas!

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  16. Do you know how many people I know that have these, but BOUGHT them!!? Who knew!!! 🙂 Thanks for sharing on Throwback Thursday and I’ll be pinning this to our TBT pinterest! Hope to see you next time!!

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  19. Sherry says:

    Oh aren’t these cute? I have one my DIL made! I’ll have to make a whole family since you gave the DIY.
    Thanks for sharing!

  20. hollybertone says:

    Stepson’s class is making these for their Christmas crafts! FUN!

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