"Mom .... if you're looking for another crochet project, we'd be happy to have a collection of Elmo's friends. She won't put Elmo down. If you're looking for ideas for something to make..."
Now how do you resist a text like that? So off I go to find patterns to add to the doll collection. It didn't take long and I found a "Kermit" pattern to purchase (less than $5 ..... https://www.etsy.com/shop/fatcatscrochet ).
Elmo was my first crocheted doll and Kermit followed the same/similar basic pattern. I had him done is just a couple of evenings.
Here is my finished project, shown perched on the Couch Tissue Box Cover I made for my daughter's office: