FREE Scary Halloween Spider Crochet Pattern


Looking to add some spooky flair to your Halloween décor? Look no further than our Scary Halloween Spider crochet pattern! This creepy creation is sure to evoke fear and excitement, it sits perfectly in your hand and even on your shoulder. Its quick make allows for a fun and easy project that's perfect for beginners looking to get into the craft. The best part? You can attach him to anything! Add him as an eerie accessory to your bag or cardigan, or hang him from a spooky web for maximum scare tactics. Whether you're decorating for Halloween or simply enjoy all things scary, this spider crochet pattern is not one to be missed! Go grab your crochet hook and get ready to scare up some spidery fun! 
Happy Halloween

Scary Halloween Spider Crochet Pattern

 Instructions on how to crochet this super scary spider to decorate your home this Halloween. 


Materials Needed 

* Scheepjes Catona Cotton 4 ply yarn
    1 x 10g Ball of Anthracite #501
* 3mm Crochet Hook (US D/3)
Tapestry Needle
Toy Stuffing
* 2 x Pipe Cleaners (Colour of your spider)  


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Stitch Directory

(Click on the stitch for a video) 

Ch             - Chain Stitch

Sc             - Single Crochet

Inc            - Increase (Do 2 sc in next stitch) 

Dec2tog   - Decrease (Sc the next two stitches together)

Rnd          - Round 


Pattern Notes 

* No tension gauge is required.
* Finished Spider size - 4 x 4 inches (10cm x 10cm) when flat.
* Pattern is written using US terminology.
* Pattern is suitable for a beginner.
* The Spider is made up in continuous rounds.  Mark the 1st stitch on each round with a stitch marker to ensure you do not lose your place.  

*PLEASE NOTE: This spider is designed as a decoration, not as a toy, but if you want a toy, make up without the pipe cleaners. 


Stitch Conversion (If needed)

US to UK/Australia terms
(US) Single Crochet (Sc) same as (UK) Double Crochet (Dc)



Spider's Body - Anthracite #501

Using a Magic circle start, Sc6
Rnd 1 - (Inc, Sc1) 3 times (9)
Rnd 2 - (Inc, Sc2) 3 times (12)
Rnd 3 - (Inc, Sc3) 3 times (15)
Rnd 4 - Sc in all (15)
Rnd 5 - (Dec2tog, Sc3) 3 times (12)
Rnd 6 - (Dec2tog, Sc2) 3 times (9),
Stuff the body at this point.
Rnd 7 - (Dec2tog, Sc1) 3 times (6)
Rnd 8 to 14 - Repeat rounds 1-7 once more
Fasten off, weave the tail through the last 6 stitches and pull to close. Secure the end.


Leg (make 8) - Anthracite #501

Ch9, working in 2nd chain from the hook.
Row 1 - Sc8, ch1, turn.
Row 2 - Sc8
Fasten off.

* Cut the pipe cleaners into 8 x 5cm pieces.

* Wrap each leg around a 5cm pipe cleaner, it will cover ¾ of the
pipe cleaner.

* Place 4 legs on each side of the spider’s body,
(leaving the other bump of the body untouched), by pushing
the exposed part of the pipe cleaner into the spider’s body and
sewing the legs into place.

* Secure all ends.


crocheted Spider's Leg

Crochet Spider with one leg attached

Underneath of the spider.


Eyes  - Optional 

Add eights knots to the top of the Spider’s body, level to the 1st and 2nd set of legs, in a darker yarn shade to your spider, 

(I used Black, but I think it was too dark, maybe a darker grey would have been better) 


Crochet Spider with eyes

Finished Crocheted Spider

All done, hope you enjoyed making your Scary Halloween Spider!


Have you make up your Halloween Pumpkin yet? 

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