You can get a Sackboy knitting pattern on Etsy or EBay. It's very easy, just takes time because of all the elements.
Using only 1 ball of yarn and simple knitting stitches, you can create this terrific little guy in a weekend.Full color photos walk you through with detailed easy instructions.
It is all worked flat so you don't have to fuss with double-pointed or circular needles. If you can knit, purl and knit 2 together, then you are golden - becuase that's all you need to know.All materials are everyday found objects, so it is easy & economical to create.