Worsted weight yarn (I used Nature Spun).
2 dpns size US 6. Work around (I-cord).
Cast on 4 sts. (After each round, do not turn work, slide sts to right end of needle, pull yarn to tighten.)
Round 1: k4
Round 2: k1, m1, k2, m1, k1
Round 3: knit 6
Round 4: k1, m1, k4, m1, k1
Round 5: knit 8
Round 6: ssk, k4, k2tog
Round 7: knit 6
Round 8: ssk, k2, k2tog
Round 9: knit 4
Continue to knit around on 4 sts until the snake measures about 5 1/2-6 inches.
cut end and pull through. Embroider eyes and affix red tongue and then tie a small piece of yarn around snake's 'neck'.
copyright Kathleen Day, 2002
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