I have no idea why it caught my eye, really. I'm not a seahorse person. I think maybe the added stitched details really got my attention and I knew immediately that I wanted to make it. Fortunately, the pin led to a link on Etsy where the pattern was available for a bargain price of 5 whole bucks and was a PDF download, which meant I had it in my hands almost immediately. The creator intended for this to be a larger stuffed toy, so I just shrunk it to the size I wanted. The pattern pieces were great and very detailed -- well worth the money. I really loved the colors in the photo and I copied them as best I could. My beads are a little different color-wise, but I was working with what I had on hand. Every I've shown this to LOVES it! Here's mine:
If you would like to order this pattern, please visit the Squishy Cute Designs shop over on Etsy. Be sure to check out her other patterns, too!