The pattern works well with all types of yarns, the size of the finished snail will depend on the yarn and crochet hook you use.
The snails on these images are created using 4-ply cotton yarn (sport category) and steel crochet hook No. 6 (1,6 mm). The finished snail is about 2″ (5 cm) tall and about 3″ (7,5 cm) long.
Skill Level – Beginner/Advanced Beginner
This is a simple pattern which only requires single crochet, double crochet, slip stitch, increase, decrease, chain, and working rounds. To help you through, many photos are included.
PDF document of 7 pages with detailed instructions and 11 photos illustrating the process.