In today’s post: Learn how to made adorable sock gnomes for Halloween.
Am I the only one who is really looking forward to the holidays this year? There’s been so much adapting to unusual circumstances this year, and it’s been hard for everyone in different ways. So it feels like there’s a little extra comfort in looking ahead to all our cozy holiday traditions.
We don’t have a lot of Halloween traditions, but my kids are always excited to make something fun. Usually, that means a treat – because what’s more fun than a treat? – but my younger kids still really enjoy holiday crafts. My daughter especially loves sock gnomes, so we’ve been making new versions for every holiday!
This year I started by making Valentine’s gnomes, then we made Easter gnomes, and now it’s time for Halloween gnomes. The great part is that once you have the gnome body made, you can simply swap out the hat for different holidays. That means I’m always on the lookout for colorful holiday socks that would look good on a gnome (and yes, I am fully aware of quite how ridiculous that sentence sounds! 😂 ).
Sock Gnome Supplies
Sock gnomes are super easy to make! To make a sock gnome, you will need:
- One patterned sock (adult size)
- One solid sock (adult size)
- A 4×4 inch piece of faux fur
- One wood bead, 1.25 inches
- One 9 inch tall foam cone
- Glue gun
How to Make a Halloween Sock Gnome
Watch the video below to see how to make a Halloween gnome:
Before you start making your own gnome, check out the detailed instructions in this post (including tips on where to find all the supplies): How To Make a Sock Gnome
And if you want to use a no-show sock for your gnome hat instead of a crew sock, visit this post: How to Make Easter Gnomes
The process is exactly the same for making Halloween gnomes! Just remember, when choosing socks to use for the hat, the sock will be turned upside down once you put it on the gnome, so make sure the pattern works fine upside down.