Snail Crochet Pattern

Meet Martin the Snail

In real life, snails can be a little bit slimy… but not this cutie! I’m a huge fan of snails, and Martin is one of my favorite patterns! Pick any color body! Any color shell! Crochet a fab cutie!

Martin measures 5″ tall when crocheted with a worsted weight yarn.

Materials Required

3 colors of yarn required to crochet size H crochet hook 5.0mm tapestry needle polyester stuffing 12mm black animal eyes

Ella Rae Classic is the yarn used in the sample: tan (35 yards), blue (50 yards) and white (10 yards). This pattern can be used with any weight yarn, but plan on using more yardage for bulkier yarns.

Skills Required

single crochet increase in crochet attaching stuffed animal parts

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Comments (4 Responses)

  1. […] especially with the purples running through the shell. The pattern for the snail is Freshstitches Martin the Sail, with a little bit of customization on the […]

  2. Elisabeth says:

    hallo stacey,

    habe eine frage zu deinem buch “Crocheted Softies”. gibt es da auch eine deutsche version?
    und ist die anleitung von ” martin the snail” auch in diesem buch?

    über eine antwort von dir würde ich mich freuen. danke

    • Stacey says:

      Hi Elisabeth!
      Yes, the book is called “Freche Freunde: Panda, Elefant & Co. schnell gehäkelt” in German.
      Martin isn’t in the book, but another snail is :)

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