ORIGINAL Snail Shell Hat and Body Cover

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ORIGINAL Snail Shell Hat and Body Cover Pattern


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Crocheting: ORIGINAL Snail Shell Hat and Body Cover
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Chain
  • Single Crochet
  • Double Crochet
  • Slip Stitch
  • Double Crochet 2 Together

Pattern Description:


Newborn - 3 Months
13" - 14" hat circumference,
appx 9" body cover length

Pattern Key
Ch: Chain
Sl st: Slip stitch
Sts: Stitches / St: Stitch
Sc: Single crochet
Dc: Double crochet
DC 2 TOG: Double Crochet 2 Together

Note: This pattern is written in three sections; one for the hat and cover (which is worked in one piece together), one for the snail shell (which is worked in two pieces, then fastened together), and the last section will show how to stuff and fasten the snail shell to the body cover piece, and make and attach the antennae. Please note that color changes are not incorporated specifically in this pattern, even if example pictures are shown in multi-colored designs - however - you may add color changes at your discretion using your favorite techniques.


3 dc stitches = 1", 1.75 dc rows = 1"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Newborn - 3 Months 13" - 14" hat circumference, appx 9" body cover length


  • Hook Size: H
  • 1 handful of fiberfill (to stuff the shell)
  • Yarn: Weight 4 (Medium worsted-weight)

Pattern Reviews

Pattern Reviews

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cindysoup on craftsy.com

Excellent Snail  February 13, 2013

I just love this pattern. It was eay to follow and the snail turned out great!!

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I have been crocheting for over 25 years and absolutely love to make gifts and fashions for those who appreciate the quality of a well made item. I strive to assure that every one of my customers is satisfied with their purchase.

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