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Valentine's Day Gnomes

It's easy to make Valentine's Day gnomes in under 15 minutes using socks and just a few other supplies.
Prep Time15 minutes


  • 1 Patterned Crew Sock
  • 1 Solid Color Sock
  • 1 piece Faux Fur 4x4 inches
  • 1 Wood Bead 1.25 inches
  • 1 Foam Cone 9 inches tall
  • Hot Glue Gun


  • Cut off the bottom part of the solid color sock just under the heel and pull it up over the bottom of the cone.
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  • Cut the beart from the fur and glue onto the solid sock.
    How to make a sock gnome: cut the beard from faux fur
  • Glue on the nose.
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  • Use the patterned crew sock to make the hat. Cut it at an angle as shown and sew or glue.
    How to make a sock gnome: use a patterned sock to make the hat
  • Turn the hat right side out and place it over the top of the gnome. Embellish as desired.
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