It's all Birgit's fault. She was the one who gave me the yarn.
When I looked up on Revelry what to do with the super fluffy yarn, I came across the pattern for this: das Kuschelschaf (translated: The cuddle sheep)
Here it is pre-assembly: (is that just me, or does that look like somebody has killed the poor sheep and is now waiting for the crime scene people to find out who did it?)
I did run out of the lighter blue yarn after I made one of the ears, so I decided to rib up the diagonal scarf, which I didn't like anyway, even though it was very soft and warm, and recycle the darker blue yarn for the ears and the tail of the sheep.
And here he is in all his glory: