Crochet Snail Free Pattern
Skill level: Intermediate
Crochet hook size 3 and 4.
100 % acrylic yarn in red, brown, and yellow + Fayette Multicolored yarn.
Slip stitch (sl st)
Double Crochet (dc)
Other Crochet Abbreviations
2 double crochet stitches together (2-dc tog).
2 treble crochet stitches together (2-tr tog).
2 stitches together (2 sts tog).
Crochet Snail Pattern
This pattern uses UK stitch abbreviation. For the US snail pattern, click here.
Use crochet hook size 4.0 and 100 % acrylic red yarn.
Foundation row: Ch 5, sl st to form a ring.
Row 1. Ch 3, 7 tr in the ring. Turn.
Row 2. Ch 3, 2 tr in next 7 tr. Turn. (15)
Row 3. Ch 3, (2 tr in next tr) x 14. (29)
Row 4. Ch 3, 1 tr in each tr to end. (29).
Fold piece as the image below shows with 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 at the same time as the image above shows.
Row 5. Continue crochet around each 14 tr round 4 with dc. All up 14 dc.
Attach brown yarn.
Row 6 – 16. Dc in dc around. Fill in the stuffing.
Begin crochet head.
Row 17. 2 dc tog, dc in next 11 dc, 2 dc tog. (12)
Row 18. Dc in dc. (12)
Row 19. 2 dc tog, dc in next 9 dc, 2 dc tog. (10)
Row 20 – 24. Dc in dc. (10)
Row 25. Dc in next 3 dc, (2 dc in next dc) x 4, dc in next 3 dc. (14)
Row 26 – 27. Dc in dc. (14)
Row 28. Dc in next 6 dc, (2 dc in next dc) x 2, dc in next 6 dc. (16)
Row 29 – 30. Dc in dc. (16)
Row 31. Dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc tog, dc in next 7 dc. (15)
Row 32. Dc in dc. (15)
Row 33. 2 dc tog, dc in next 11, 2 dc tog. (13)
Row 34. Dc in dc. (13)
Row 35. 2 dc tog, dc in next 9 dc, 2 dc tog. (9)
Row 36. Dc in next dc, sk 4 sts, sl st in 5th dc. Continue crochet around one 4-dc circle at a time.
Row 37 – 43: Dc in each 4 dc around.
Row 44. (2 dc tog) x 2. (2)
Row 45. Dc in 2 dc. Fasten off.
Reattach yarn to create next tentacle in the other 4 dc hole.
Row 46. Repeat row 37 -45. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Continue crochet Snail house. Reattach the Fayette multi-colored yarn together with red yarn in ch 3 of the 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 tr in next 14 tr, sl st in ch 3, attach with sl st on 4th row of snail neck around dc.
Row 48. Ch 3, tr in tr, sl st in ch 3.
Row 49. Ch 3, *tr in next tr, 4-tr bobble st in next tr*, repeat between ** to end, sl st in ch 3.
Row 50. Ch 3, tr in each st to end, sl st in ch 3.
Row 51. Ch 3, *2 tr tog, tr in next st*, repeat around, sl st in ch 3.
Row 52. Repeat row 49. Sl st around dc o the neck of the snail.
Row 53. 2 sts tog until the hole is closed. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Crochet eyes sockets.
With Yellow and crochet hook size 3.
Make 2 eye sockets.
Make a slip knot, ch 1, dc in the ring until you can’t fit any more stitches in the round. Continue crochet over the round of dcs with another round of dcs. Repeat a third time with dcs over dcs. Stitch the eye sockets on the head of the snail and attach craft eyes inside the eye sockets.