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
- 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
- Start with a magic ring (or ch 2 and work into the second chain from hook).
- Round 1: Work 6 sc into the magic ring. (6 stitches)
- Round 2: Inc in each stitch around. (12 stitches)
- Round 3: Sc in the next stitch, inc in the next stitch. Repeat * around. (18 stitches)
- Rounds 4-10: Sc in each stitch around. (18 stitches in each round)
- Round 11: Sc in the next stitch, dec over the next two stitches. Repeat * around. (12 stitches)
- Stuff the snake firmly with fiberfill.
- Round 12: Dec in each stitch around. (6 stitches)
- Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing.
- Attach red yarn to the head of the snake where you want the tongue to be.
- Row 1: Ch 3, sc in the second chain from hook, sl st in the next chain.
- Fasten off and weave in the ends.
- Attach safety eyes or embroider eyes using yarn on the head of the snake.
- Embroider nostrils using black yarn or thread if desired.
- Sew the opening closed using the tail left from fastening off.
- 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!