Reindeer Felting Eweniversity

Reindeer are an advanced project for those with experience making armatures, wrapping wool, and creating basic shapes. You will learn how to make cloven hooves and antlers in addition to practicing working on color changes and blending.

Click here for Reindeer Felting Eweniversity Digital Access on the Annex

Click here to see the video introduction to the Reindeer Series

Click here to purchase the Reindeer Series on SD Card  (for those with poor internet, generally we recommend the Annex digital course)

Reindeer Supply List

A reindeer of this size weighs about 3.75 ounces – to give you an idea of the amount of wool you need.

Wire: 1 22 gauge wire for antlers

8 or more pipe cleaners for armature and antlers

4 wires 14 gauge:

head and front legs – 28”

back and hind legs – 31”

front and hind leg 2nd wire – 2 x 18”

Core Wool:

Body – Sarafina Brown, Off White Chunky Core, Oats, Carob, JenGen Tan or Wheat

Face shapes and legs – any core brown

Top Coats:Legs – Walnut, Browns, or Grays

Antlers – Sandstone

Pelt – either Buck, Woodland, Chestnut, Dun Horse Coat, or similar colors

White Curls or locks for neck

Black and White for feet, eyes, and accents

Blenders – Oats, Walnut

**If creating a white reindeer, you will want off white core and white top, the snow hare pelt, and white locks for the neck. Oats core will be a good color for blending, along with sandstone which you will still need for the antlers, and probably the legs. We suggest that you google some images of reindeer and find an inspiration then choose from the colors on this supply list.