Step 2: Mouth off...

Shape the sock by flattening out and smoothing the part of the sock that will be used for the mouth.

If you have a crew style sock, this will be the preformed heel part that you push in.

Cut a piece of material in the shape of a circle that is the width of your sock. When folded in half, this will form the inside of the mouth.

Attach a small piece of contrasting material to be the tongue. Sew that in place. It can also just be glued in to the bottom half of the mouth if you do not want it to flap around.

Cut a slit in the sock a little less than the width of the sock at the halfway point where the mouth would fold up. This is an access hole for your fingers to move the mouth. When the mouthpiece is sewn on to the sock, it will form two little pockets for your fingers to grip.

Crease around the edge of the piece that you will use for the mouth to create a stronger hem. Sew this to the sock. It is a good idea to mark the circle of the mouth so you know where to sew when all the fabric is moving around. You could pin it in place but that was too much trouble.
Dang it caitlinsdad when will you stop being so entertaining? I should be doing school work!
only when someone makes an<a href="http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Fn-Computer-Key-StoolChair/">&nbsp;fn</a> complaint...
Sorry, finished my schoolwork. Feel free to carry on.
ummmmm whats up with the vid?<br>lol......
You should make Beaker! It is the right shape already, now you just need big eyes and orange hair!
Wow, my kids will love it!
Really great, especially the muppet dancing in front of the band :-) <br> <br>I made those thingies when I was around 10-12, too. It reminded me of that and I surely should make some of them with my little one, too. <br>I love the glasses :-)
The big craze now is sock monkeys and ugly dolls. You can even just take a marker and draw eyes on a sock and that makes a great puppet to fool around with. Of course, you need to improve your skills at ventriloquism or imitating your favorite cartoon character.
Ugly dolls. They just hit the market when we had to return from the US. I went online late last year and made one for my daughter. It got a little smallish though, so stuffing the thing was really hard (she chose the one which has the horns like a deer on its head).
Hahehe. looks like he as in the sock guy would make a great weather man or science guy. <br><br>You should see the sock-Muppet I made a few years back. <br>It has loads of attitude. Hehe. <br><br>http://ktigress.webng.com/images%20ktcl/files/punkrat.jpg
That is really good. You should upload the image to your instructables account and embed it to a comment for all to see without jumping the link.
I make these :D kinda boring after 10 minutes
those last few sentences were kinda racists...
I hope you did not interpret anything in a mean vein but taken out of the context in my attempt at humor. It was not written as anything to be offensive or demeaning to any person, state, or nation. I do no know what side of the pond you swear allegiance to but this instructable was written as a friendly gesture toward fellow Instructables member Kiteman, a loyal British subject. A lot of my instructables are the result of interaction with other Instructables members, domestic and international, use puns and are parody, satires, or honor said persons. These were meant to be taken lightly and are part of the rapport we have in the Instructables community. Welcome to Instructables, stay a while to take in the diversity and celebrate it. P.S. If anything were racist, we would be the first to jump on it with zero tolerance.
i like the idea i think ill make one
Wow.<br/><br/>This is the second time I've been immortalised in an ible*. I really should have noticed who it was when I read it the first time...<br/><br/>It's rather good.<br/><br/><sub><sup>Never mind fake American accents, though - I have an urge to go all falsetto and Glaswegian.</sup></sub><br/>
<em>You're so vain, you probably thought this ible was about you, didn't you...</em><br/><br/>Really, you are so photogenic and polytransmorphic.<br/>
Polytrans <a rel="nofollow" href="http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=uciKPTyIxQU">morph</a> ic? Cool!<br/>
Hahahaha! So funny! 5 *s and faved.
Bwa-ha-ha-ha! I see we haven't yet heard from 'is 'ighness yet :->
. That is great. . Yep. A Kiteman sock puppet is in order. ;)
haha! love it! nice work, as always.
Haha! Great Kiteman puppet! :D
thinking the same thing
"old soccer ball and naming it Wilson" actually it was a volleyball. Nice job!

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