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Look who I found in my garden:

crocheted snake by planetjune

The reclusive yarn snake, finally waking from his long winter hibernation.

crocheted snake by planetjune

Although he is small (6″ long), he doesn’t fit the theme of my new set of mini animals, but this is what my hands decided to make yesterday, and I like the way he wiggles. The curves are crocheted right in – clever, huh?

crocheted snake by planetjune

The finishing touch – a tiny felt tongue.


  1. Robyn said

    Eeek! Lol. Cute.

  2. crafty carolinagirl said

    Hee Hee. He is so cute, not like the real ones! I love his felt forked tongue.

  3. Thank you for the explanation:)
    Anyway, it’s so cute!

  4. kris said

    ewwww – i would run screaming –
    actually i have more than once!

  5. June said

    zabacorporation, there are two ways to make crocheted curves in a piece worked in the round:

    1) Use a tall stitch (e.g. hdc) on one side and a short stitch (e.g. sl st) on the other side

    2) Increase on one side and decrease on the other

    I prefer method 2 because all the stitches are single crochet, so the finished piece looks more even. (Well guessed, Wee Sandy!)

  6. Wee Sandy said

    I’m guessing the curves involve increasing on one side while decreasing on the other? Love the colour of this snake! And the cat/lizard eyes!

  7. Such a nice visitor:-)
    Did you really make the curves by crochet? How could you do it? I thought it has been formed after filling..

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