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Black Widow by DROPS Design
"Maybe it will scare your little friends, but no one will get hurt..."
Crochet DROPS cobweb with spider and fly for Halloween in ”Eskimo”.
DROPS Extra 0-854
DROPS design: ee-452
Yarn group E
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Materials:
DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
50 g color no 01, off white
50 g color no 02, black
50 g color no 53, light gray

And use some left-over yellow and red yarn for details on the spider

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 7 mm/K or L

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  • DROPS ESKIMO UNI COLOUR (50g)
    3.60 USD
NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inch - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
COBWEB:

Ch 4 on hook size 7 mm/K or L with off white and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: ch 1, 12 sc in ch-ring and finish with 1 sl st in first sc from beg of round.
ROUND 2: ch 4, 1 tr in next sc, * ch 5, 1 tr in each of the 2 next sc - but wait with last pull through on both, make a YO and pull through all 3 sts on hook *, repeat from *-* a total of 5 times and finish with ch 5 and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 6 tips.
ROUND 3: ch 14, * 1 tr in next tip from previous round, ch 10 *, repeat from *-* a total of 5 times, finish with 1 sl st in 4th ch from beg of round.
ROUND 4: 19 ch, * 1 dtr in next tr from previous round, 14 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 5 times and finish with 1 sl st in 5th ch from beg of round.
ROUND 5: 25 ch, * 1 dtr in next dtr from previous round, 20 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 5 times and finish with 1 sl st in 5th ch from beg of round.
ROUND 6: 32 ch, * 1 triple tr in next dtr from previous round, 26 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 5 times and finish with 1 sl st in 6th ch from beg of round.
ROUND 7: 38 ch, * 1 triple tr in next triple tr from previous round, 20 ch and work back in ch-row with 1 sl st in every ch, 32 ch *, repeat from *-* a total 5 times and finish with 1 sl st in 6th ch from beg of round, work 20 ch and work back in ch-row with 1 sl st in every ch. Finish with 1 sl st in 6th ch from beg of round.
Fasten off.

SPIDER:
The spider is worked in rows. Rotate the piece when working and work from RS the entire time.

ROW 1: With black and hook size 7 mm/K or L chain 7.
ROW 2: Work back in ch-row as follows: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, then work 1 hdc in next ch, 1 dc in next ch, 1 tr in next ch, 1 dtr in next ch and 1 dtr in last ch (= first st on ch-row from beg) and work 4 ch. Rotate the piece and work 1 sl st on the underside of last dtr (= 1st ch on ch-row from 1st row).
The spider's body and head are done and continue to work 8 legs.
ROW 3: Continue working along the underside of ch-row from 1st row as follows: 1 sl st in each of the next 2 sts, * ch 6, work back in ch-row, beg in 2nd ch from hook and work 1 sl st in each of the next 5 ch. Work 5 ch and work back in ch-row, beg in 2nd ch from hook and work 1 sl st in each of the next 4 ch * = leg 1 and 2. Then work 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts and repeat from *-* 1 time = leg 3 and 4. Work 1 sl st in next st, rotate the piece and work 2 sc in next st (= 7th ch from 1st row and mid front on the spider's body).
ROW 4: Rotate the piece and work 1 sl st in next st (= 1st sc from 2nd row), * 5 ch and work back in ch-row, beg in 2nd ch from hook and work 1 sl st in each of the next 4 ch. Continue with 6 ch and work back in ch-row, beg in 2nd ch from hook and work 1 sl st in each of the next 5 ch * = leg 5 and 6. Then work 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts and repeat from *-* 1 time = leg 7 and 8. Then work 1 sl st in same st as last sc and 1 sl st in each of the next 2 sts. Cut the thread, pull it through and fasten tightly.
Embroider on eyes with small stitches in yellow at the front of head and embroider a red cross at the back.

FLY:
ROW 1: With black and hook size 7 mm/K or L chain 7.
ROW 2: Work back in ch-row as follows: 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook, 1 hdc in each of the next ch 2, 1 dc in each of the next ch 2, work ch 3, rotate the piece and work 1 sl st on the underside of last dc (= 1st ch on ch-row from 1st row). The fly's body and head are done and continue to make wings.
ROW 3: Continue to work along the underside of ch-row from 1st row as follows: Work 1 sl st in next dc, switch to light gray and work 1 sl st in next hdc. Then work the wings as follows: * ch 3, 1 dc in same hdc, 1 dc in next hdc, ch 3, 1 sl st in same hdc *, work ch 3, rotate the piece and let the ch-row follow around to the back of the fly.
ROW 4: Work 1 sl st on the underside of the last hdc worked on 3rd row and repeat from *-* 1 time.
Fasten off.

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