Sure, here’s a basic description of a crochet snake toy pattern:

Crochet Snake Toy Pattern


  • Worsted weight yarn in desired snake color(s)
  • Crochet hook appropriate for your yarn (usually a G or H hook)
  • Safety eyes or yarn for embroidering eyes
  • Fiberfill stuffing
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors


  • ch: chain
  • sc: single crochet
  • inc: increase (work 2 sc in the same stitch)
  • dec: decrease (single crochet 2 stitches together)
  • sl st: slip stitch



  1. Start with a magic ring (or ch 2 and work into the second chain from hook).
  2. Round 1: Work 6 sc into the magic ring. (6 stitches)
  3. Round 2: Inc in each stitch around. (12 stitches)
  4. Round 3: Sc in the next stitch, inc in the next stitch. Repeat * around. (18 stitches)
  5. Rounds 4-10: Sc in each stitch around. (18 stitches in each round)
  6. Round 11: Sc in the next stitch, dec over the next two stitches. Repeat * around. (12 stitches)
  7. Stuff the snake firmly with fiberfill.
  8. Round 12: Dec in each stitch around. (6 stitches)
  9. Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing.


  1. Attach red yarn to the head of the snake where you want the tongue to be.
  2. Row 1: Ch 3, sc in the second chain from hook, sl st in the next chain.
  3. Fasten off and weave in the ends.


  1. Attach safety eyes or embroider eyes using yarn on the head of the snake.
  2. Embroider nostrils using black yarn or thread if desired.
  3. Sew the opening closed using the tail left from fastening off.
  4. Weave in any remaining ends.

Optional: You can get creative with colors, stripes, or even adding a rattle or squeaker inside the toy.

Remember that this is a basic pattern, and you can modify it to suit your preferences. Crocheting the snake in different colors, adding details like a forked tongue or patterns on the body, or adjusting the size are all ways to make this pattern unique. Happy crocheting!