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Home : Patterns : Coral Snake

Free Crochet Pattern: Coral Snake

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Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern #: 80355AD
This ssscary sssnake is sssuper easy to make! Use it as a toy, or add craft wire as directed for a bendable decoration.
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 2 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)

SIZE: One Size
About 19 in. (48.5 cm) long

PUBLISHED IN:  By Kids, For Kids

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•  860-153 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Black
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•  860-158 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Mustard
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•  860-133 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Brick
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Note: (C)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size E-4 (3.5 mm)   $ 2.30  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
Small amount of polyfill or cotton balls
12 in. (30.5 cm) length of craft wire
2 small googly eyes (optional)
Craft glue

Coral Snake

Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®


Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

Beginning at tail, with A, chain 2.
Work 6 single crochet in 2nd chain from hook.
Without joining rounds, with A, work single crochet in each stitch around for about 2 1/2 in. (6.5 cm).
*Change to B, and continue in single crochet in each stitch for about 1 1/2 in. (3.5 cm).
Change to C, and continue in single crochet in each stitch for about 1 in. (2.5 cm).
Change to B, and work for about 1 1/2 in. (3.5 cm).
Change to A, and work for about 4 in. (10 cm).**
Repeat from * to ** once, then continue with A only for another 2 in. (5 cm).
Next Round: Work 2 single crochet in each stitch around – 12 stitches.
Repeat last round once – 24 stitches.
Work in single crochet in each stitch around for about 1 in. (2.5 cm).
Next Round: Single crochet in every other stitch around – 12 stitches.
Repeat last round twice – 3 stitches.
Cut yarn, leaving a long end. Stuff head lightly, then draw end through remaining stitches, pull together tightly and fasten off.

With C, chain 20. Fasten off. Draw chain through ‘mouth’ and secure with small knot under the head. Weave in ends.
Insert wire through Snake and shape as desired. Glue eyes to head.


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Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 2 reviews)
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Coral Snake Reviewed by Winter on 2012-06-13 *****
a wonderful gift! my little cousin loved it! he named it "harry". [I think it was the griffondor colors that gave it the name]

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