How to crochet a snail in 10 minutes!

Published on June 21, 2019 1 min read

A cuddly crochet snail - what could be better? Learn how to turn two simple crochet rectangles into the cutest little snail. Make one, make 20!

Notes: You'll need two rectangles, a pair of scissors, stuffing, a needle and black yarn (or toy eyes). The rectangles should about the same width, and one about 3/5 as long as the other. Here we chained 25 for the long one, and 15 stitches for the short one.

Materials

  • Crocheted rectangles
  • Black yarn
  • Needle
  • Scissors
  • Stuffing

How to crochet a snail step-by-step

1

Fold and fill. Fold the long rectangle, and stitch into a tube, adding stuffing as you go!

2

Flatten and roll. Flatten one end, secure it and roll into a spiral.

3

Stitch it! Stitch the spiral in place.

4

Fold and fill again. Fold the smaller rectangle, stitch along to make a tube and stuff, sewing the ends closed.

5

Sew and tighten. Sew a couple of stitches, downwards into the middle of the tube and tighten to form the antennae.

6

Sew it. Sew the shell onto the body. Sew in the ends.

7

Finish it off. Sew or stick on eyes.

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