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Aragog by DROPS Design

DROPS Halloween: Crochet spider in ”Symphony” or "Alpaca Boucle".

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DROPS design: Pattern no ww-039
Yarn group D
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Materials:
DROPS SYMPHONY from Garnstudio
50 g color no 08, black
1 spider weighs approx. 5 g.

Or use:
DROPS ALPACA BOUCLÉ from Garnstudio
50 g colour no 8903, black

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3.5 mm/E/4.

ACCESSORIES: Some poly stuffing for filling and some beads for the eyes.

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
CROCHET TIP:
Replace first sc at beg of every round with 1 ch and finish every round with 1 sl st in ch from beg of round.

CROCHET 2 SC TOG:
Decrease 1 sc as follows: Insert hook in sc and pull yarn through, insert hook in next sc and pull yarn through, make 1 YO and pull yarn through all 3 loops on hook.
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BODY AND HEAD:
Ch 4 with Symphony or Alpaca Boucle on hook size 3.5 mm/E and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: 6 sc in ch-ring – see CROCHET TIP!
ROUND 2: 2 sc in every sc = 12 sc.
ROUND 3-5: 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 6: Work all sc tog 2 by 2 - see explanation above = 6 sc.
Put some poly stuffing in the body.
ROUND 7: Work all sc tog 2 by 2 = 3 sc.
ROUND 8: Work 2 sc in every st = 6 sc.
ROUND 9: Work 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 10: Work all sts tog 2 by 2 = 3 sc, cut the yarn, baste it through the last sts and tighten tog.

LEG:
Ch 2 ties with 20 ch and 2 ties with 28 ch. Cut the yarn in each side of tie so that it is only 1 cm / ½’’ long.

ASSEMBLY:
Fasten ch ties under body so that ends stick out on each side - the 2 longest should be under body and the 2 shortest should be on each side of these.
Attach some beads for eyes.
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