This was one of the work in progress (WIP) items which I thought that would never be finished. I feel quite desperate and want to give it up when I find out that he cannot stand on his own. Now it was finally assembled and I hope that there are boys and girls who would not mind his disability and accept him.
Sometime ago I mentioned that I like hippos with a large jaw. As I can't find a free pattern with such a feature on web, I tried to design one myself. I had tried many times before I succeeded. Since I have made use of 2 special stitches in this design, I have spent quite some effort in explanation.