Clemmy the Clam Crochet Pattern

Clemmy the Clam - Quick Crochet Pattern!


  • Weight 6 yarn 
  • Size J/6.0mm 
  • Stuffing
  • Safety Eyes or felt eyes 
  • Yarn needle
  • Stitch Marker


  • mr = magic ring
  • ch = chain
  • sc = single crochet
  • inc = increase (2 sc in next stitch)
  • dec = invisible decrease (sc 2 stitches together)
  • st = stitch
  • FO = fasten off

This pattern uses weight 6 blanket yarn. Any yarn may be used, but your crochet hook size will be different. Use a hook 1-2 sizes smaller than your yarn calls for. This pattern is in US crochet terms.

This pattern is worked in continuous rounds and using a stitch marker to mark the first stitch is recommended. 

*Safety eyes are NOT recommended for children who are three years old or younger.

The Clam pictured in the pattern is made with Sweet Snuggles Lite


R1: 6 sc in a magic ring

R2: 6 inc (12)

R3: (1 sc, inc) x 6 (18)

R4-6 (3 rounds): 18 sc

Insert safety eyes between rounds 5 and 6, about 3 stitches apart. 

R7: (1 sc, dec) x 6 (12)

Stuff the body.

R8: 6 dec (6)

Fasten off and sew hole shut. 

Shell (Make 2)

R1: 6 sc in a magic ring

R2: 6 inc (12)

R3: (1 sc, inc) x 6 (18)

R4: (2 sc, inc) x 6 (24)

R5: (3 sc, inc) x 6 (30)

R6: (4 sc, inc) x 6 (36)

R7: 9 sc, 3 hdc in each of the next 18 stitches, 9 sc (72)

Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing. 


Sew the clam shells together using the 18 single crochet stitches from round 7. If you'd like, secure the body onto the bottom shell of the clam using a tail end to sew it on.

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Very nice short project! Clemmy turned out really cute, and I will be making more as gifts!


very cute!


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