Halloween Spider Beanie


Stitches used:

ch- chain

sc – single crochet

dc – double crochet

Granny stitch – 3 dc in the same space

sl st – slip stitch

st – stitch

Using size 4 yarn (worsted or medium weight yarn) with a J-10 (6.0 mm) needle in ORANGE

BEANIE (6.5” high and 15” flat diameter)

Ch 4 and loop to make a magic ring.

Row 1 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row) and then 11 dc into the ring.  Join with sl st to first dc (12 dc)

Row 2 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in the same st as joining, and then 2 dc in each stitch all the way around to end.  Join with sl st to first dc. (24 dc) 

Row 3 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in same st as joining, dc in the next st, then repeat {2 dc in the next st, dc in the next st} to the end.  Join with sl st to first dc. (36 dc)

Row 4 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in same st as joining, dc in the next 3 st, then repeat {2 dc in the next st, dc in the next 4 st, 2 dc in the next st dc in the next 3 st} to the end.  Join with sl st to first dc (44 dc)

Row 5 – in BLACK – ch 2 (this counts as your first sc of this row), ch 2, sk 2 st, and sc in the next st, then repeat {ch 2, sk 2 st, sc in the next st} all the way around.  (44 st)

Row 6 – in ORANGE – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), granny stitch in the next ch 2 space, then repeat {granny stitch in the next ch 2 space} all the way around.  (44 dc)

Row 7 – in BLACK – ch 2 (this counts as your first sc of this row), ch 2, sk granny stitch below,  sc in space between granny stitches, then repeat {ch 2, sk granny stitch below,  sc in space between granny stitches} all the way around.  (44 st)

Row 8 –  in ORANGE – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), granny stitch in the next ch 2 space, then repeat {granny stitch in the next ch 2 space} all the way around.  (44 dc)

Row 9-12 – repeat row 5  (44 st)

Row 13 – in BLACK – ch 1 (this counts as your first sc of the row), sc in each stitch all the way around to the end.  Join with st to the first sc.  (44 sc)

Row 14 – in ORANGE – ch 1 (this counts as your first sc of the row), sc in each stitch all the way around to the end.  Join with st to the first sc and fasten off.  (44 dc)

SPIDER (make 1 in BLACK)

Ch 4 and loop to make a magic ring.

Row 1 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row) and then 11 dc into the ring.  Join with sl st to first dc (12 dc)

Row 2 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in the same st as joining, and then 2 dc in each stitch all the way around to end.  Join with sl st to first dc. (24 dc) 

Row 3 – ch 4, skip first ch and sc in the next 3 ch, sc in the next 2 st, then repeat {sl st to the next st, ch 4, sc in the next 3 ch, sc in the next 2 st} all the way around.  Join with sl st to the first sc.  (8 legs)

Putting it together:

  • Sew Spider at an angle over rows 1-4
  • Puffy paint eyes and mouth as you see fit on the spider

Happy Crocheting!  Wear with HOPE and be warmed by LOVE

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