Crochet Snail ~ Free Crochet Pattern
This crochet pattern is made by scrap yarn: 100 % acrylic in red, brown and yellow + Fayette Multicolored. Crochet hook size 4 and 3. Sewing needle. Craft Eyes.
This pattern uses US stitch abbreviation. For UK snail pattern, click here.
Begin crochet Snail House.
With crochet hook size 4 and red yarn:
Ch 5, sl st to form ring.
Row 1. Ch 3, 7 dc in ring. Turn.
Row 2. Ch 3, 2 dc in next 7 dc. Turn. (15)
Row 3. Ch 3, (2 dc in next dc) x 14. (29)
Row 4. Ch 3, 1 dc in each dc to end. (29).
Fold piece up as picture shows; half side folded up on each side.
Begin crochet Snail neck and head.
With crochet hook size 3 and red yarn, attach with sl st through 29th st, 15th st and 1st st.
Row 5. Continue crochet around each 14 dc round 4 with sc. All up 14 sc.
Attach brown yarn.
Row 6 – 16. Sc in sc around. Fill in stuffing. (14)
Start crochet head.
Row 17. 2 sc tog, sc in next 11 sc, 2 sc tog. (12)
Row 18. Sc in sc. (12)
Row 19. 2 sc tog, sc in next 9 sc, 2 sc tog. (10)
Row 20 – 24. Sc in sc. (10)
Row 25. Sc in next 3 sc, (2 sc in next sc) x 4, sc in next 3 sc. (14)
Row 26 – 27. Sc in sc. (14)
Row 28. Sc in next 6 sc, (2 sc in next sc) x 2, sc in next 6 sc. (16)
Row 29 – 30. Sc in sc. (16)
Row 31. Sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc tog, sc in next 7 sc. (15)
Row 32. Sc in sc. (15)
Row 33. 2 sc tog, sc in next 11, 2 sc tog. (13)
Row 34. Sc in sc. (13)
Row 35. 2 sc tog, sc in next 9 sc, 2 sc tog. (9)
Row 36. Sc in next sc, sk 4 sts, sl st in 5th sc. Continue crochet around one 4-sc circle at a time.
Row 37 – 43: sc in each 4 sc around.
Row 44. (2 sc tog) x 2. (2)
Row 45. Sc in 2 sc. Fasten off.
Reattach yarn to create next tentacle in the other 4 sc hole.
Row 46. Repeat row 37 -45. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Continue crochet Snail house. Reattach multicolored yarn together with red yarn in ch 3 of 2nd circle of snail house (the part that where you didn’t crochet snail neck). Use crochet hook size 4.0.
Row 47. Ch 3, 2 dc in next 14 dc, sl st in ch 3, attach with sl st on 4th row of snail neck around sc.
Row 48. Ch 3, dc in dc, sl st in ch 3.
Row 49. Ch 3, *dc in next dc, 4-dc bobble st in next dc*, repeat between ** to end, sl st in ch 3.
Row 50. Ch 3, dc in each st to end, sl st in ch 3.
Row 51. Ch 3, *2 dc tog, dc in next st*, repeat around, sl st in ch 3.
Row 52. Repeat row 49. Sl st around sc on neck of snail.
Row 53. 2 sts tog until hole is closed. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Crochet eyes sockets.
With Yellow and crochet hook size 3.
These crochet eyes are more like buttons where you will glue on crochet craft eyes.
Make a slip knot. Ch 1, sc in ring until you can not fit any more scs in round. Continue crochet over the round of scs with another round of scs. Repeat a third time of scs. Now the eye ‘button’ is folding slightly inwards. Use the inwards side of buttons outwards so that the doll eyes can sit within the buttons. Stitch eye ‘buttons’ on Snail.