You want to learn how to make dog toys out of socks? Well you are in the right place! Rope toys are without doubt the favorite toy of many dogs, allow them to spend some time and play with their human beings. Knotted ropes are great for games of tug of war, fetch and they can also be a chew toy. Dog rope toys also provide exercise for large, medium, and small dog breeds. A great way for you too to spend some time bonding with your dog.
In this tutorial we are going to show you guys how to make a homemade braided rope toy for your dog.
There are three reasons that you have to make this toy:
- The first reason this is by far the easiest dog toy that you can make.
- The second reason you need to make this choice because you don’t have to buy anything all you need is one sock and we all know we have that one sock in the back of our dresser door that doesn’t have a pair so why not use it.
- The third reason is simply you’re going to love it.
Let’s get started: Dog rope toy DIY
For this project you will need a pair of scissors and one stock, preferably a colorful one.
You will cut off about an inch off the top and bottom of the sock and then you’ll cut the stock straight down the middle.
Next you’ll cut your stock into 3 strips, you will tie a know at the top of the 3 strips, make sure you tie it tight!
You will then find something heavy to sit on top of your knot, while you french braid the 3 strips.
After your 3 strips are braided together you will tie a tight knot at the end.
Lastly you’ll cut slits in the loose fabric at the end of each knot.
And that’s it you have made a new rope toy for your dog, your friend is ready to play!
This was a dog rope toy DIY, if you have any question, feel free to ask in the comments section!