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Adorable Amigurumi Pocket Snail Crochet Pattern

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Adorable Amigurumi Pocket Snail Crochet Pattern

Oh, my stars! Have you ever stumbled upon something so utterly delightful that you just had to share it with the world? Well, hold onto your crochet hooks, because I’ve discovered a pattern that’s as cute as a button and twice as charming – the crochet pocket snail! This little critter is perfect for crafters looking to add a dash of whimsy to their collection.

Crafting this little buddy involves working in the round and using basic stitches, which makes it an accessible project for beginners, yet still enjoyable for the seasoned crocheter. What’s fantastic is the level of customization you can bring to the table. Want a rainbow snail? Go for it!

How about adding some sparkle? Yes, please! Every time I hook one of these up, I can’t help but smile, imagining the Pocket Snail’s next adventure. Whether it’s peeking out of a handbag, keeping company on a desk, or being a pocket pal, this snail is bound to bring joy.

And goodness, the pattern itself is a breeze to follow. It’s concise, clear, and ensures you end up with a snaily companion you can’t help but adore. I’ve made a few for friends and the kids in my life, and let’s just say, they’ve been a hit! My latest creation sports a dapper shell in shades of teal and mint, which, if I do say so myself, turned out rather splendidly. Imagine the fun you could have, mixing up colors and adding personal touches!

Designer: Goldnspun

Material & Tools

  • Blanket yarn – weight 6
  • 7 mm crochet hook
  • Stitch marker
  • Scissors
  • Fiberfill
  • Darning needle
  • 8 mm safety eyes


  • All parts are worked in a continuous round.
  • Do not chain at the beginning of each round.


Mr – magic ring
Sc – single crochet
Dec – decrease
Inc – increase
St(s) – stitch(es)
MC – main color
CC1 – contrast color one
CC2 – contrast color two
SD – standing crochet


Starting with MC and 7 mm hook.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in Mr (6)
Rnd 2: (1 sc, inc) repeat around (9)
Rnd 3-4: sc around (9) 18 sts
Rnd 5: (1 sc, dec) repeat around (6)

Stuff head lightly. Add eyes on rnd 3-4, 3 sts apart.

Stuff body lightly as you continue.

Rnd 6-19: sc around (6) 84 sts

Fasten off, leaving a very long tail, weave 6 sts closed.

Keep tail to sew shell onto the body.


Starting with CC1 and 7 mm hook.

Rnd 1: CC1: 6 sc in Mr (6)
Rnd 2: CC2: sc inc in each st around (12)
Rnd 3: CC1: (1 sc, inc) repeat around (18)
Rnd 4: CC2: sc around (18)
Rnd 5: CC1: sc around (18)
Rnd 6: CC2: (1 sc, dec) repeat around (12)
Rnd 7: CC1: sc dec around (6)

Stuff shell lightly.

Fasten off, weave 6 sts closed, hide tail.


Attach onto rnd 2 of the head, above the eyes, and use a sd crochet st to create an antenna bump. Fasten off, weave in ends.


  • Take the long tail from the body.
  • Working up the right side, whip stitch the shell to the body.
  • Using rds 19-4 as your guide.
  • Continue to whip stitch the shell to the body down the left side.
  • Using rds 4-19 as your guide.
  • Fasten off, weave in end.

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