Time Required :
About 30 minutes
Beginner
Beginner
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Step 1
Click here to download and print the template. Cut out the shapes and set aside. 
Step 2
To make this turkey, you will need to make two pom poms, a large one for the body and a smaller one for the head. First, cut two 10" lengths of Taupe yarn and set them aside. 
Step 3
For the large pom pom, hold both the orange and Taupe yarns together and wrap them loosely around the width of your palm 50 times. Gently slide the entire bundle of looped yarn off of your hand, keeping it as still as possible so that you don’t disturb the loops. 
Step 4
Knot one of the 10" pieces of yarn as tightly as you can around the center of the bundle. Make sure you tie the knot exactly between the looped ends in order to make the pom pom completely round.
 
TIP: The tighter you tie the knot, the fluffier your pom pom.
Step 5
Cut open all the loops on both ends. Be careful not to trim away the tails of the knot that is holding the pom pom together, as you will use these tails to tie the head pom pom to the body pom pom. 
Step 6
Trim your pom pom with until it’s nice and round and the yarn ends are short enough to be fluffy. The finished body should be about 4" in diameter. 
Step 7
For the turkey’s head, you will make a second, smaller pom pom. Holding both yarns together, repeat Steps 3-6, but this time, wrap the yarn 30 times around only three fingers. This pom pom, once trimmed, should be about 2" in diameter. 
Step 8
Use the long tails from each pom pom to firmly tie turkey’s head and body together. Once you have knotted them together, trim away excess yarn. 
Step 9
Trace and cut the diamond shape out of yellow adhesive foam and two triangle shapes from yellow felt. 
Step 10
Remove the paper backing from the diamond shape and place the two yellow felt triangles over the sticky side of the foam. Crease the yellow diamond shape in half to make a beak, with the felt lining on the inside of the fold. 
Step 11
Use Glue-All® to glue the beak onto the turkey’s head.
 
TIP: You could also remove the paper liner on the inside, and fold for a closed beak.
Step 12
Trace and cut a teardrop-shaped wattle out of red adhesive foam and stick it onto the turkey, next to the beak, as shown. 
Step 13
Then glue two wiggle eyes right above the beak. 
Step 14
To make a turkey leg, fold an orange chenille pipe cleaner in half. The end of the fold will be the turkey’s middle toe. Fold the chenille stem again on either side to make the other two toes. Twist the remaining two pieces of the stem together to make the turkey’s leg. Add a little glue to the top of the leg, and attach it into the bottom of the larger pom pom. Repeat for the second leg.  
Step 15
To make the tail, trace and cut out a tombstone shape from orange and red adhesive foam. Remove the backing from the red piece and arrange feathers in a fan shape by pressing them into the sticky surface, as shown in the image. Leave the bottom straight side without feathers. 
Step 16
Remove the backing from the orange piece and press it on top of the feathers, so that it’s matched up with the red piece. Glue the orange foam to the back of the pom pom.
 
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