Use up the scraps of yarn you have to knit these! Use as pencil toppers or place on top of spoons and forks by place setting for a fun dinner! Uses worsted weight yarns, knitting needles US # 9. These work up very quickly, so make one for each of the children in school! You will need small amount of pillow stuffing or cotton ball to stuff head. We have found that you can also use scraps of leftover yarn to stuff heads too!