With the third Toy Story movie still fresh in recent memory and rumors of a fourth film floating around the internet, it’s a pretty safe bet that the now-16-year-old franchise isn’t going anywhere.  The movie brought cowboy play back into popularity with American children, who will be giddy when they see these DIY hobby horses by Dutch blogger Hetty from lightbluegrey.  Make one as the ultimate accessory for a cowboy Halloween costume, or as an everyday plaything for your favorite little cowpoke!  [how to make a sock hobby horse]

Project estimate:

  • Sock, on hand or $1
  • Broom handle or dowel, on hand or $1 and up
  • Thick yarn or mop head, on hand or $1 and up
  • Rope, on hand
  • Belt or scrap leather, on hand or $1 and up
  • Felt, on hand
  • Polyfill, on hand or about $3
  • Key rings, on hand or $1
  • Buttons, on hand

Total:  Free and up