Ginny the Snail Crochet Pattern

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Ginny the Snail Free Crochet Pattern

Ginny the Snail is an adorable little crocheted critter who loves to eat her way through yarn. She has a sweet personality and she’s sure to brighten up your day!

Just look at this cute face, it seems to me that no one will refuse such a gift, or you can replenish your collection of crocheted toys with another wonderful item.

Designer: Les mailles du Rocher

Materials

  • Cotton yarn (ricorumi)
  • Crochet hook: 2,5 mm
  • Yarn needle
  • Fiberfill for stuffing
  • Stitch marker
  • Scissors

Abbreviations

Round: round
Mr: magic ring
Ch: chain
Sl st: slip stitch
Sc: single crochet
Dc: double crochet
Inc: increase
Dec: decrease
()* repeat till the end of round
() total number of stitches in the round

Bottom part

Start with the bottom part, Make a Ch 24.
Crochet around the Ch.

Round 1: 22 Sc, 3 Sc in the last Ch, 21 Sc, Inc (48)
Round 2: Inc, 21 Sc, 3 Inc, 21 Sc, 2 Inc (54)
Round 3: 1 Sc, Inc, 21 Sc, (1 Sc, Inc)*3, 21 Sc, (1 Sc, Inc)*2 (60)

Fasten off

Head & Body

Make a Ch 7 and crochet around the chain, starting in 2nd Ch from hook.

Round 1: 5 Sc, 3 Sc in the last Ch, 4 Sc, Inc (14)
Round 2: Inc, 4 Sc, 3 Inc, 4 Sc, 2 Inc (20)
Round 3: 1 Sc, Inc, 4 Sc, (1 Sc, Inc)*3, 4 Sc, (1 Sc, Inc)*2 (26)
Round 4-18: 26 Sc (26)
Ch 13 (new beginning of the round, place the stitch marker on the next stitch)
Round 19: crochet 12 Sc along the Ch, 1 Sc where the Ch foundation starts, 26 Sc, then on the other side of the Ch: 11 Sc, 1 Inc (52)
Round 20: (Inc, 4 Sc)*2, 32 Sc (4 Sc, Inc)*2 (56)
Round 21: (Inc, 6 Sc)*2, 28 Sc, (6 Sc, Inc)*2 (60)
Round 22: 60 Sc (60)

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Stuff.

Round 23: Take the bottom part and crochet through both sides 60 Sc (60). Before closing the body, continue stuffing lightly (the bottom should remain flat)
Round 24: (Inc)* (120)

Fasten off.

Shell

Stuff lightly as you go along your work.

Round 1: Mr, 6 Sc (6)
Round 2: (Inc)* (12)
Round 3: (3 Sc, Inc)* (15)
Round 4-10: 15 Sc (15)
Round 11: (4 Sc, Inc)* (18)
Round 12-47: 18 Sc (18)
Round 48: 9 Sc, 9 Dc (18)
Round 49: 9 Sc, 9 Dc (18)
Continue with 2 Sc, 1 Sl st.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing to the body.

Scroll the shell tightly (glue or sew as you wrap).

Ginny the Snail Shell

Eyes (x2)

Ch 6: Inc, 4 Sl st.

Fasten off.

Blush (x2)

In a Mr, crochet 6 Sc. 1 Sl st

Fasten off.

Congratulations, you’re done!

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