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Baby Snake DONATIONWARE crochet pattern

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Baby Snake is an original crochet pattern by June Gilbank.

A small but perfectly proportioned no-sew baby snake! The narrow body makes it easy to pose in a variety of realistic positions, and you can make your snakes as long or short as you want. Make a baby snake in a single colour, use a variegated yarn for easy colour patterning, or combine it with my Ultimate Stripes technique to make a tiny striped snake!

Baby Snake is designed to be a perfect miniature version of the snakes in my Temperature Snake and Snake Collection patterns (see photos, below, for size comparison), and you can also use all the striping ideas
from those patterns for your baby snakes.

PlanetJune Baby Snake crochet pattern - size comparison with the larger Temperature Snake and Snake Collection snakes

Yarn: Small quantity of worsted weight yarn

Hook: E US/3.5mm

Size: approx 13-15" (33-38cm) long, but you can make yours as long as you want by adding more repeats to the body! (Your gauge and yarn choice will affect the finished size slightly.)

Eyes: 6mm

This Baby Snake pattern is Donationware - the basic single-coloured snake pattern is available to view online for free, but if you like it please consider sending me a donation to show your appreciation:

Send me a donation and receive the easy-to-print PDF version of the pattern as a thank you!

It includes exclusive bonus content that you'll only find in the PDF version:

  • The beautiful Rainbow Ombré version of the snake pattern that fades through a series of colours (a classic rainbow, or any other colour palette you want).
  • Additional tips (instructions for managing the tiny eyes and choosing variegated yarns).
  • The crochet instructions are all included on one printer-friendly page, so you can save paper and ink by printing only that page.

Donations of any size are much appreciated, but please donate as much as you feel the pattern is worth. Just add the amount you wish to donate below, and, once you have checked out and paid, your pattern will be available to download from your PlanetJune account.

Thank you for your generosity - it is much appreciated!

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