Swashbuckling! Valiant! And cute as heck?! Sir Didymus from Jim Henson’s
Crafter Kristy O‘s expert eyes caught a peek at the stuffed toy in the movie that inspires Sir Didymus, and she realized she could make her own with a lot of components she already had around the house. The key piece? A store-bought stuffed squirrel. She teaches you how to make your own Sir Didymus out of a Beanie Baby, yarn, felt, and fabric. We want to give it a hug right now.
On her crafting blog, Kristy tells you everything you need to make your own stuffed Sir Didymus. It all starts with a Beanie Baby named “Nuts the Squirrel,” who can be found readily online at an affordable price used. (We spotted one auction with an opening bid of $25,000 for a mint condition plush. Maybe don’t get that one.)
Even if you’ve never threaded a needle in your life, Kristy explains the steps to crafting the cute plush so well that you’ll feel like a sewing pro just reading the walkthrough.
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Take a look through Kristy’s Instagram and blog for more pop culture and film inspired crafts and replicas. (This Prince Adam portrait from