**Save Money and Time! Try before you buy!** Download First 4 pages for FREE on my blog about this pattern. HATS ARE AVAILABLE SEPARATELY and not included in the snake pattern **Skill level:** Experienced Project with intricate techniques, such as detailed shaping, wire frame and small hook. **Skills required:** Crochet in rounds Single crochet Increasing Decreasing Slip stitch Double crochet **Materials:** Yarn in 4 colors: Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi). I use Troitskaya Moskvichka (50% wool, 50% cashmere - 219 yards (200 meters)/ 1.76 ounces (50 grams)) Color A - in my case lettuce green (1 skein for body), Color B - some yellow for the tummy Color C - some white for eyes Color D - scrap of red for the tongue Hook 1.25 mm Copper wire with plastic covering (approx. 80 cm) for frame. Any stuffing. 2 little black beads for pupils (mine are of different size) and 1 white bead for navel. Adhesive plaster with fabric base 1-1.5 cm wide (to work up the wire cuts). Tapestry needle (for tightenings) and sewing needle (to sew the parts). Sewing thread of matching colors. Plastic disposable fork (for teeth). Wooden stick for stuffing hard-to-get-to places. Any transparent glue for plastic (for teeth). Optional: Weights for the bottom of the snake (Polypropylene Filling Beads or a pebble(s)). Black acrylic paint for circles around eyes or eye shadow. **Finished size:** Finished size approx. 45 cm (17.7 inches). if you use 1.25 mm hook. **About this pattern** We use USA terminology in this pattern (don't worry if you use UK terms, all the differences are explained in the pattern). This pattern is easy to follow with step-by-step instructions (13 pages with detailed instructions, tips, photos illustrating the process) BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Crochet in rounds Single crochet Increasing Decreasing Slip stitch Double crochet SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Finished size approx. 45 cm (17.7 inches). if you use 1.25 mm hook.