My nephew couldn’t wait for me to finish the frog’s mouth before playing and hopping around with the puppet. Hard to tell who had the more fun – him playing or me watching.
The side-by-side photo shows the difference between a 3 and 4 mm hook. The pattern and yarn is the same. Since I don’t need to stuff this, I think a 4 mm hook is better as it makes the puppet slightly more flexible because the stitches are not as tight.The pattern can be found on a Japanese website: