What If the Zebras Lost Their Stripes. I had him pretty well finished, but found the head so floppy that I tried felting the yarn to see if a denser fabric would help. It didn't, so he needed to be a stuffed toy.
The pattern for the puppet is a free Ravelry.com download, or can be found at KnitCircus.com, or in the book Itty-Bitty Toys by Susan B. Anderson. The yarn is Brown Sheep Nature Spun Worsted, 100% wool.