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Hello! My name is Beauty
The upcoming year 2013 is the Chinese Year of the Snake Would you like to make your friends and relatives happy with an adorable gift for the New Year? Knit me!
You can use me to decorate dining table, put me on the shelf or put me in a co-worker's drawer for fun. You could even make me for a mum expecting her baby in the Year of the Snake.
I can be a boy! Knit me Christmas hat instead of the girls hat. I am very kind, positive and inspiring and will be your good luck charm for the whole next year!
You can knit me in any color and I promise I will not take up much of your time or yarn.
Look in your stash of yarn, find something you like and get started!
A handmade gift will warm anyone's heart!
Sizing / Finished Measurements:
Approx. 70-75 cm (29 inches) long 15-17 cm (7 inches) high (see pic)
Yarn - Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi), 251 yards (230 meters), 100 grams (3.53 ounces) two colors A (light green in my case) and B (dark green in my case) - 50 yards each, Some C (orange) yarn for the hat (slightly thinner than the yarn for the body) and some D (white) yarn for the flower. Chenille or any other wire (if you use thicker yarn make sure you use enough wire so that a snake holds its shape). Ribbon for the hat A pair of 2.5 mm knitting needles Stuffing 2 beads for eyes 1 small golden bead for the flower Needle