Last year I was asked for a reindeer, and since I am nothing if not quick it only took me a year to get around to it ;)
This pattern is available in US and UK terms
This pattern uses SC/DC, Increases, and decreases.
Special stitches (tutorials available on my blog)
The pattern calls for;
2.5mm hook long darning needle Fibrefill DK yarn 15m A 17m B 12m C 2 4mm black pearl beads
5mm Red pearl bead
optional poly bead/gravel to weight the base