A friend of mine at work is obsessed with squirrels. I came across this tutorial from the Etsy blog and had bookmarked the page some time ago. I found two pairs of stretchy gloves on sale (60 cents! for both!) an had a go:
It took me forever! For someone who is used to finishing amigurumi creatures, this was a lot of work! Lots of hand sewing, which I'm just not used to.
I didn't use pipe cleaners for the legs, only for the tail. And I embroidered on his noise instead of using a wood bead.