Crochet Toys - Snail
Etsy: Crochet Snail Pattern
Ravelry: Amigurumi Snail Pattern
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Amigurumipatterns.net: Tiny Amigurumi Snail
This is my very first amigurumi crochet toy pattern from years back, now with an updated version, DK weight included.
Crochet hook: 2,5mm
Size: approx. 10,5 cm/4,1 inc
Yarn: Ricorumi DK, DK weight /8 ply, on 10 pages! Easy to follow pattern with lots of photos. I even included how to change the color, how to use poppers, and how to coil it up using the yarn, etc.
I also made some videos: They can be found here: Amigurumi Video Tutorials
You can make these super cute snails including your own favorite colors.
Why I like these crochet snails? I find them adorable, they are great toys for kids, they make nice gifts, and the end result gives such a great sense of achievement. Quite quick make as well. Also suitable for beginners - basic crochet stitches: single crochet, increasing and decreasing.
You may want to add a little message while coiled up in one piece like seen here
Fun fact: it´s the same indoor plant I have had for a decade. Now slightly smaller.
That´s an old photo of the year 2002 I believe :)
And the process of making amigurumi toys
The process of making toys, actually designing them is a long process, but when you can hold it at the end and people get back you with their makes and positivity, it´s all worth it. And I will literally crochet for the rest of my life, hopefully. I was 6 years old when I understood that I like that world of toys, shapes, creativity, etc. My head is full of ideas, projects, etc. I see colors - I feel them. Crochet helps in so many ways. When your hands are working your brain is calmer. There´s so much noise around us, it helps to concentrate on yourself.
There´s not much yarn needed for one crocheted snail. Cotton yarn is great, but why not to try with different yarns. As said. My pattern gives you at least two versions: how to work with fingering weight yarn (4 ply) and how to crochet your snail with DK weight yarn (8ply), Ricorumi DK here.
Aren´t they just cute?
How can I see your makes with this pattern?
Please tag me on Instagram: @_happyamigurumi
Always happy to share!
And Ravelry: such a great place to upload your makes and tag it with the design.