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vcatherall on craftsy.com
Salt Lake City, UT

I live and work in Salt Lake City yet I am woefully ignorant about the Great Salt Lake. I am attempting to learn more about the lake that has recently inspired me…and to knit that inspiration. I hope ...

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Roundmouth Snail Pin

from lake•salt•knit
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Roundmouth Snail Pin
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Roundmouth Snail Pin Before Embroidery
Roundmouth Snail Pin Utah Roundmouth Snail
Roundmouth Snail Pin Back of Snail Pin

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cable, i-cord

Pattern Description:

The Utah roundmouth snail is a species of freshwater snail first described by Richard Ellsworth Call in 1884 from specimens collected at Utah Lake. Despite having lived in Utah for over 4 million years, today the unfortunate snail is now extirpated in the state. Except for this cute version that you can knit and wear to try and reintroduce it to your local area.


6 sts/ inch in stockinette stitch.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 1.5 inches x 2 inches after blocking


  • size 2 dpn but only two of them

You Will Also Need:

  • cable needle
  • felt or fabric for backing
  • pin back
  • needle and embroidery floss
  • 1 small seed bead

Suggested yarn:

3 yards of Lace weight

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