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Wrapped Giraffe
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: L0208AD A fun project for a rainy day or kids' party, use this basic construction of paper cups as a jumping off point for animals and creatures of all sorts! As see at Maker Faire Bay Area 2010.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
About 8 in. (20.5 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

640-099 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Fisherman

Natural cream


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.49
Note: (A)

640-136 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Apricot

Medium orange


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.49
Note: (B)
Additional Materials
Small piece of dark brown felt 2 paper or plastic cups 4 in. (10 cm) tall and 3 in. (7.5 cm) diameter across top rim Craft glue
NOTES:
GIRAFFE
Make Base
Apply glue to rim of one cup, glue the rim of the second cup to it.


Allow to dry.


Apply glue to the base of one cup for the top of Giraffe's head.


Cover glued base with A, wrapped in a spiral shape.


Continue applying glue to outside of cups and wrap with A, leaving about 1/2 in.

(1.3 cm) of lower cup uncovered.


Trim A.


Apply glue to unwrapped portion of cup, then wrap with B.



Decorate
Roll a 5 in.

(12.5 cm) length of A into a small spiral shape and glue to head for nose.


From brown felt cut 2 small circles for eyes and a small triangle for nose.


Glue eyes and nose to Giraffe's head.


Cut 2 lengths of A, each 1 in.

(2.5 cm) long.

Fold lengths in half and glue to top of head for horns.


Cut 4 lengths of B, each 1 in.

(2.5 cm) long.

Fold 2 lengths in half and glue to sides of horns for ears.


Glue remaining lengths to top of head for hair.


Cut short lengths of B and glue to Giraffe in spirals to make polka dots.


INSTRUCTIONS





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