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Tug of War Dog Toy


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Who doesn’t have extra socks lying around, you know the one left behind after its match mysteriously disappears in the dryer?!?! Here’s a great pet craft idea for those mismatched sock. Just be sure to clean the socks before you start the project. 

Tug of War Dog Toy




  1. To make the sock tug of war: Cut a 24” piece of hemp rope and fold it in half. Lay it into the Bowdabra. You’ll have a loop at one end and two loose pieces at the opposite end.

  2. Lay a sock into the Bowdabra.

    Lay Socks into Bowdabra
  3. Continue placing socks into the Bowdabra.Scrunch down with the BowdabraWand.

    Scrunch with Wand
  4. While the sock is still in the Bowdabra, thread the two loose ends of the hemp through the loop at the other end.

    Thread Hemp
  5. Pull the hemp tightly while the socks are in the Bowdabra.

    Secure Hemp
  6. Gently pull the socks out of the Bowdabra. Tie the hemp rope tightly. Trim way extra rope.

    Remove socks from Bowdabra
  7. Inexpensive, fun dog toy.

    Complete Dog Toy

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A bowdabra make really fancy bows for girls hair

Who can't tie a knot by themselves? I thought it was an unuseful idea and just a way to sell the "Bowdabra" whatever that is.

My husband takes 2 socks and ties them together on one end. He then ties a knot in the end of each sock hanging on the ends of the knot. Waalaaah! You have a dog toy and don't have to purchase a "Bowdaba". Whatever that is. To me it looks like a waste of money. I have learned that everything I see that looks money isn't always a good investment. I could be wrong, but how hard is it to tie a knot?

O k now I have to find out more ablout "bowdabras" never heard of this! Dillon's mom

that is a cool way to make one but how would you make one if you don't have a bowdabra to make one.


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