How To Fold a Washcloth Mouse

How To Make a Washcloth Mouse

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Washcloth Mouse

Supplies Needed to Fold a Washcloth Mouse



Decorations (whiskers, tail)

How To Fold a Washcloth Mouse

how to make a washcloth mouse

fold washcloth in half diagonally

Lay washcloth flat.  Fold in half diagonally.

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fold corners across straight edge

Fold one corner to center of folded edge, followed by opposite corner.

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fold straight edge over once

Fold over long edge.

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fold washcloth into equal halves.

Fold washcloth in half with previous folds on the outside.

how to fold a washcloth mouse

pull tips of the corners out from under the folded edge

Bring tips of each of the corners out from under the folded edge for ears.

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hold mouse at center fold to keep it together while shaping ears

Shape the corner tips into ears.

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the mouse would work better with a thinner washcloth

Fold top part down flush with sides.

how to fold a washcloth into a mouse

use your fingers to shape the head and eye sockets

Secure with rubber band.  Shape ears, face, and eye spaces as desired.

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finished washcloth mouse with pipecleaner tail

Add eyes.  If desired decorate with nose, whiskers and/or tail.

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Towel Squirrel

You can also use this mouse as the head to make a towel squirrel.

If you would like to know how to fold other towel animals, please visit My Cruise Stories Towel Animal Page.

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About LBcruiseshipblogger

MyCruiseStories blog tells stories about adventures in cruising on ships big and small. Things to do onboard and in port. Anything connected to cruising. Also food, travel, recipes, towel animals, and the occasional random blog.
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7 Responses to How To Fold a Washcloth Mouse

  1. Ralph says:

    I love your mouse LB. Well done ! 😀

  2. That is the only mouse I’d welcome in my house!

  3. Ruth Roberts says:


  4. Lucy says:

    Adorable! ❤ Great job! I also love to work with my hands, and create things from whatever I have around.

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