Worry Doll

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Tell your troubles to the doll and hide it under your pillow. Because you externalised your troubles you will have an worry-free night.
More information:
Wikipedia Worry Doll

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Wrap wool around a piece of wood or heavy carton.

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Take the wool off. Tie off at 1/5 of the length. This is the head.
Wrap another bundle.

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Cut one end of the other bundle and braid. You can make this easier by tieing one end to a doorhandle.
Make two hands. Put the arm through the body and tie off beneath.
You can make hips, if you want to, but it is not necessary

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If you like, you can give two legs to the doll as well.

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Wrap wool around the head to make it sturdier.
Wrapping has a kind of meditative function, which can influence the wishing aspect of the doll.

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You can glue a face on it. This one is cut from a cleaning rag.
For hairs you use wrapping again, now around 2 fingers. Glue or sew it on.

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For clothes use materials that you really like, of have worn yourself. Use pieces of string, beads, buttons.

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Take good care of your Wishing Doll. Give it a nice place to stay, when you do not need it. I put it in a large matchbox.