How to create festive Santa hat-shaped hooks


Sugru christmas hooks for stockings
opened pack of red Sugru

Step 1: Open your Sugru

You'll need a white single-use pack and a red single-use pack of Sugru Mouldable Glue. Open both. With two packs, you can create four strong stocking hooks. Divide your white pack into for bigger balls and four smaller balls. Divide your red pack into four equally sized balls.

Sugru applied to surface

Step 2: Apply your white Sugru

Take the four larger sized white balls and press them lightly onto the surface you want to stick them to. Roll the red balls into bean shapes. Press each red bean shape onto the white Sugru, pressing and shaping into a cone.

Sugru cone pulled to make it longer

Step 3: Pull outwards

Gently draw the cone outwards in your fingers, taking care not to interfere with the bond the Sugru is forming to the surface.

Sugru curled upwards to make a hook

Step 4: Curl upwards

Curl the red Sugru upwards into a hook shape. Wipe your fingers with dry tissue paper, then wash them in warm soapy water. Now press the small white Sugru balls onto the tips of the hooks, shaping them carefully to get a nice round white ball on the ends.

Sugru christmas hooks for stockings

Step 5: Leave for 12-24 hours to set

Leave your hooks to set for 12-24 hours*, then, hey presto – they're ready to use. Your Sugru will set into a strong and durable silicone rubber. You can now hang your stockings for Santa. Enjoy!

*Depending on the thickness of the application, for load-bearing projects, allow up to 48 hours for Sugru to fully set.

Remember, if you'd like to remove the Sugru hooks after Christmas, just cut them off with a sharp knife and then remove any remaining residue with a dry towel or your fingernail.