How to crochet a snail in 10 minutes!

Learn how to turn two simple crochet rectangles into the cutest little snail! 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.


Crocheted rectangles

Black yarn




Step by step

  1. Fold the long rectangle, and stitch into a tube, adding stuffing as you go!
  2. Flatten one end, secure it and roll into a spiral.
  3. Stitch the spiral in place.
  4. Fold the smaller rectangle, stitch along to make a tube and stuff, sewing the ends closed.
  5. Sew a couple of stitches, downwards into the middle of the tube and tighten to form the antennae.
  6. Sew the shell onto the body.
  7. Sew in the ends.
  8. Sew or stick on eyes.

Fantastic! You just created your very own snail!

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