Free Velvet Snake Amigurumi Pattern – Crochet Your Own Cuddly Serpent

Get ready to crochet your very own adorable velvet amigurumi snake! With our amigurumi free pattern, you can craft a charming amigurumi serpent that’s perfect for cuddling and displaying. Whether you’re a seasoned crocheter or just starting out, this pattern is suitable for all skill levels. Made with soft velvet yarn, this snake is not only cute but also incredibly huggable. Follow our step-by-step instructions to bring this lovable reptile to life and add a touch of whimsy to your crochet collection.

List of Materials Needed: 

Himalaya Dolphin Baby yarn (YarnArt DOLCE): turquoise color, 3 skeins. I used 2 skeins of YarnArt DOLCE and 1 skein of Himalaya Dolphin Baby. The yarn may vary slightly in color, and I alternated colors when crocheting the body: 4 rows, 2 rows, 4 rows, 2 rows, and so on. 

Gazzal Baby Cotton yarn: dark gray color, a small amount for the tongue. All calculations in the description are based on the specified yarn. 

Crochet hook size 3.5 – 4.0 mm for main crocheting. 

Crochet hook size 2.0 mm for crocheting the tongue. 

Stuffing (polyester fiberfill or synthetic fluff or swan’s down). 

Sewing needle. 

Two beads, diameter 8 – 10 mm. 


MR – magic ring; 

ch – chain; 

SC – single crochet; 

INC – increase; 

DEC – decrease; 

(2SC, INC)*n – repeat n times; 

(20) – number of stitches in a row. 



Stuff lightly as you crochet. 

Round 1: 6 ch, SC in the second ch from the hook, 3 SC, 3 SC in the last ch, 3 SC on the opposite side, INC. (12) 

Round 2: INC, 3 SC, 3 INC, 3 SC, 2 INC. (18) 

Round 3: INC, 6 SC, 3 INC, 6 SC, 2 INC. (24) 

Rounds 4-6: 24 SC. (24) 

Round 7: 2 INC, 8 SC, 2 INC, 12 SC. (28) 

In the future, eyes will be placed between the increases. 

Round 8: (SC, INC)*2, 8 SC, (SC, INC)*2, 12 SC. (32) 

Rounds 9-14: 32 SC. (32) 

Round 15: 2 SC, 2 DEC, 12 SC, 2 DEC, 10 SC. (28) 

Round 16: 2 SC, 2 DEC, 8 SC, 2 DEC, 10 SC. (24) 


Stuff lightly as you crochet (the firmer the stuffing, the less flexible the body will be). 

Rounds 17-190: 24 SC. (24) 


Round 191: DEC, 22 SC. (23) 

Round 192: DEC, 21 SC. (22) 

Round 193: DEC, 20 SC. (21) 

Continue making decreases at the beginning of each row. 

Round 110: DEC, 3 SC, cut the yarn and secure. 


Chain 16, SC in the second ch from the hook, 5 SC, 6 ch, SC in the second ch from the hook, 5 SC, SC in each remaining ch, cut the yarn leaving a tail for sewing the tongue and embroidering the mouth line. 

Head Decoration 

Determine points for sewing the tongue (1 and 2), embroidering the mouth (3, 4), and attaching the eyes (5). 

Sew on the tongue and eyes, embroider the mouth. 

Our toy snake is ready! 

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