20 Cute DIY Stuffed Animals You Can Make from Old Socks

Upcycled crafts are my thing. I love that they’re eco-friendly and come out so cool. Who knew how many useful things you can make out of old socks?

If you have a child in your life, they’re going to go absolutely bananas when you gift them a handmade stuffed animal. They won’t even know it’s made with socks!

Here are the cutest DIY stuffed animals you can make from old socks!

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No-Sew Sock Bunny

Every kid is going to want one of these sock bunnies.

Not only are they super cute, they’re eco-friendly, meaning they’re made with old socks!

Get the tutorial here.

Sock Bunny #2

Here’s a more intensive version of the previous no sew sock bunny.

Use a brightly colored sock to see sparks fly when your child sees him.

Get the tutorial here.

DIY Snail Stuffy

How adorable is this snail stuffy?

Just look at the q-tip antennas!

You’ll need 2 socks for this easy DIY.

Get the tutorial here.

How to Sew a Sock Elephant

Your child is going to love his or her sock elephant plushie.

It is an intermediate pattern but not too intensive that it can’t be done in about 4 hours.

Get the tutorial here.

Sock Dog

While a child may love this toy dog, your actual fur baby will love it that much more!

Get the tutorial here.

Sock Monkey

Sock monkeys are the best playthings.

Their movable body parts make them fun to pose and play with.

Get the tutorial here.

Sock Sloth

This fuzzy sock sloth comes with felt fingers and is so fun to pose and play.

Any child would be lucky to have one in their plushie collection.

Get the tutorial here.

Sock Shark

Baby shark, doo doo doo doo doo!

Kids love this song and they’re going to absolutely adore this sock shark.

Get the tutorial here.

Sock Kittens

Grab your fuzzy socks and turn them into the cutest baby kittens!

Get the tutorial here.

Sock Crab

Under the sea we go with this adorable rainbow sock crab.

It includes a really simple pictorial tutorial that you can easily follow.

Get the tutorial here.

DIY Sock Octopus

As we’re sticking to the under the sea theme, here we have a sock octopus that’s so cute and bright.

Make the legs thicker for a dog toy!

Get the tutorial here.

Sock Octopus #2

Here’s another version of a sock octopus that’s super cute.

I love the bulgy eyes reminiscent of a real octopus!

Get the tutorial here.

Sock Dragon

Everybody loves a nice dragon.

Can you even believe this one was made from socks?


Get the tutorial here.

Sock Baymax

Baymax is my favorite Disney superhero. He’s so polite and nurturing, you’re going to want to make one of these for your child immediately.

Get the tutorial here.

DIY Sock Lion

Roar goes the lion.

I’m loving the yarn “fur” for his mane!

Get the tutorial here.

DIY Sock Hamsters

Aren’t these sock hamsters so adorable?

They only take 15 minutes to make and they’re great┬ástocking stuffers too!

Get the tutorial here.

Thanksgiving Sock Turkey

Decorate your home with this festive Thanksgiving sock turkey that’s super colorful and fun.

Get the tutorial here.

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Sock Caterpillar

How fun and colorful is this sock caterpillar?

The pom poms add a nice touch.

This would make a great gift for a young toddler as they wriggle him about.

Get the tutorial here.

DIY No Sew Stuffed Sock Animals

No sewing experience? No problem when you’ve got this simple sock animal DIY.

Get the tutorial here.

Sock Seal

Make this festive little seal in just a few steps with an easy picture tutorial.

Get the tutorial here.

Want more sock animals? Head on over to Craft Passion where she has over 20 more DIY sock stuffed animal tutorials!

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