Scotty – The Crochet Spider

Crochet Spider

Hi there, it’s San from Loopsan again, which means that there will be some crochet going on today :)

I’m not a huge fan of spiders. To be honest I really do my best to avoid them. But with Halloween coming up it was about time to create a spider I’m very happy to share my house with.

Free Crochet Spider Pattern

How to Crochet a Spider Tutorial

You’ll need:

  • Acrylic or cotton DK yarn in black (I use DK yarn as its the most common in the UK, you can use worsted yarn instead but you might want to adjust your hook size)
  • Size G/ 4 mm hook (if you’re using worsted yarn go up a hook size)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Poly-fill
  • Wobbly eyes

Let’s get started:

Round 1: 6 sc  in magic ring. (6 st)

Round 2: 2 sc  in each st around. (12 st)

Round 3: *2 sc, sc  in next st*, 6 times (18 st)

Round 4: *2 sc, sc  in next 2 st*, 6 times (24 st)

Round 5: *2 sc, sc in next 3 st*, 6 times (30 st)

Round 6: *2 sc, sc in next 4 st*, 6 times (36 st)

Round 7: *2 sc, sc in next 5 st*, 6 times (42 st)

Round 8-12: sc (dc) in each st around (42 st)

Round 13: *sc2tog , sc  in next 5 st*,  6 times. (36 st)

Round 14: *sc2tog , sc  in next 4 st*,  6 times. (30 st)

Round 15: *sc2tog , sc  in next 3 st*,  6 times. (24 st)

Round 16: sc in next 3 st, *ch 13, 12 sl, sc in next 2 st*, 3 times, sc in next 6 st, *ch 13, 12 sl, sc in next 2 st*, 3 times, sc in last 3 st

Round 17: *sc2tog , sc in next 2 st*,  6 times. (18 st)

Round 18: *sc2tog , sc in next 1 st*,  6 times. (12 st)

add remaining stuffing.

Round 19: *sc2tog*,  6 times. (6 st)

fasten off and sew remaining hole close.

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Nose

Make Magic ring, ch 1

Round 1: 5 sc in magic ring (5st)

Round 2-3: sc  in each st around (5 st)

fasten off and attach to head

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Now Scotty the crochet spider only needs his wobbly eyes to be finished

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I hope you liked this month’s crochet project, if you hop over to my blog you’ll find more free crochet pattern to try I would also LOVE LOVE LOVE to see some pictures of your finished crochet spider so please post some to my facebook wall.

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Happy Crocheting! 

San

More Free Crochet Patterns:

Simple crochet pencil pouch - great back to school project!

Crochet Pencil Case

small crochet basket@hip2thrift

How to Crochet Basket 

How to Crochet a Bunny Easter Basket

Crochet Bunny Bag

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