This is something I made for my children when they were little and am now making for my great grandchildren.
To make the ties, wrap the yarn around the long side 20 times, then cut along the bottom. This will make 8 inch ties. Repeat for the rest of the ties. You will need approximately 135-150 ties.
I forget to time myself when I make a craft, but would estimate that it will take about 3 hours to complete this project.
By Harlean from Hot Springs, Arkansas
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I'm looking for the instructions on how to make a shaggy dog out of yarn.
By Ashley from Fort Drum, NY
I do have one, but I have not made it yet. It's a red heart pattern . I'd be happy to email it to you if you like.
I too would love a copy of your pattern! Can you post it here?
I too would love to have this pattern if you could email it to me thanks
I would love to have the pattern ,if someone can email it to me would be much appreciated
I saw the pic of ur shaggy dog on Thrifty fun website I would like the pattern if u could email it to me I would very much appreciate.
How do you make yarn dogs and cats on coat hangers from back in the 60s?
Do a search for it. I posted the pattern in detail a few years ago. In fact as I post this there is a link to it on the right side of this page under "Related Guides.
Editor's Note: Here is the link to Harlean's project.
I use a 3" card = wrap 20 times with yarn - tie in middle then tie onto frame. Take 2 skeins of yarn min. I remember the cats but can't think how the frame was made and can't find it either.
Does anyone know of any patterns for making a poodle either with or without hanger? Thank you in advance.
There are lots of directions and youtube videos on line. Here are a couple of the cutest and easiest looking ones I found:
and here's one from this site:
I hope one of these is what you are looking for. You can also google more ideas. Good luck.
Red Heart has a pattern here www.yarnspirations.com/
This little poodle is cute:
Has anyone made these and done a video? I'm a visual learner. I had one of these as a child and always wanted to learn to make one. My step mom took this from me when i was visiting my dad and never gave it back (along with other toys and new clothes my mom bought for me).It would be great to have one again! Thank you in advance!
I have a wire coat hanger animal that is red with white spots and a little hat. I need the directions on how to make them.
Right here on Thrifty Fun they have great instuctions on how to make a wire coat hanger dog if you want a cute pattern check this out. www.thriftyfun.com/
I need instructions on how to make the wire form for the coat hanger dog. The horse and cat are really cute, too.
By Carol from MT
I have never seen the horse and cat one. Could someone send me a picture, would love the patterns for them but without the wire because they would be for children. Thank you
I am looking for the instructions for the recycle wire hanger yarn dog.
By Deryl McGuire from Greenwood, SC
This is a cute project you can make without knitting or crocheting with the right pattern and yarn. This is a page about making a shaggy dog out of yarn.
Trying to find the old pattern for making a wireless yarn dog can be daunting. This page contains a few leads you can try.
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How do you make a yarn dog out of hangers?
Good afternoon everyone, hope all is well! I am looking for the shaggy dog pattern made out of yarn. I would love to have this for our church Christmas bazaar. I had the book and pattern, but evidently I have misplaced it, Thanks so much!