I decided to teach myself to crochet, so a couple of days ago I bought some wool and this was my first project. I used the pattern from Rheatheylia http://www.rheatheylia.com/index.php?page=patterns&id=2
My first attempt I was pulling the stitches too tight so he came out a bit microcephalitic (I frogged that one when I got part-way into the body). The wool I bought is aran weight and I don't think it's as thick as the one the pattern was intended for (I can't get Lion Jiffy here). I'm going to try again with some fatter wool and see how that comes out.