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Make Your Own Tomten Kit


Scandinavian folklore tells us every family has a tomten - an elfin protector, affectionately tending the farm animals and watching over children while everyone sleeps.


Inspired by Astrid Lindgren's beautiful storybook The Tomten, this sweet little gnome is easy to make, a delightful addition to imaginative play and display. Perfect for Christmas but gnomes are all-year round players.

Kit includes 100% wool felt, thread, wool fleece and cardboard, all cut to size for easy making. You'll need your own needle and scissors.

Handmade in Castlemaine by Elfin Trail.

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