Sure, here’s an easy crochet snake tutorial along with a free pattern that you can follow to create your own cute snake amigurumi. This pattern is great for beginners and can be customized with your choice of colors.

Materials Needed:

  • Worsted weight yarn in your choice of snake body color (A)
  • Small amount of yarn in a different color for snake eyes (B)
  • Crochet hook appropriate for your chosen yarn (usually between 3.5mm to 5mm)
  • Fiberfill stuffing
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors


  • Ch: Chain
  • Sc: Single Crochet
  • Inc: Increase (2 single crochets in the same stitch)
  • Dec: Decrease (single crochet 2 stitches together)
  • Sl st: Slip stitch
  • FO: Fasten off

Snake Body (in color A):

  1. Start with a magic ring (adjustable ring).
  2. Round 1: Ch 1, work 6 sc into the ring. Pull the ring tight. (6 stitches)
  3. Round 2: Inc in each stitch around. (12 stitches)
  4. Round 3: Sc, inc around. (18 stitches)
  5. Round 4: Sc in the next 2 stitches, inc around. (24 stitches)
  6. Rounds 5-15: Sc in each stitch around. (24 stitches for 11 rounds)
  7. Round 16: Sc in the next 2 stitches, dec around. (18 stitches)
  8. Round 17: Sc, dec around. (12 stitches)
  9. Start stuffing the snake firmly.
  10. Round 18: Dec around. (6 stitches)
  11. Fasten off and sew the remaining hole closed. Weave in the ends.

Snake Eyes (in color B):

  1. Start with a magic ring.
  2. Round 1: Ch 1, work 6 sc into the ring. Pull the ring tight. (6 stitches)
  3. Round 2: Sc, inc around. (9 stitches)
  4. Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing.


  1. Attach the snake eyes to the head of the snake using the tails left from crocheting the eyes. Place them a few rounds apart to achieve the desired look.
  2. Use a yarn needle to embroider a cute smile or other facial features onto the snake’s head using black yarn.
  3. Your crochet snake is complete!

Feel free to adjust the colors, size, and features according to your preferences. This simple pattern can be a great starting point for creating your own amigurumi creatures. Remember to have fun and enjoy the process of crocheting!