Vintage Spider Stitch Tutorial

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There are a couple different spider stitch patterns I’ve seen over the past few years. This post includes a traditional vintage spider stitch tutorial which I have broken down into a single square. This spider stitch pattern can be crocheted with any yarn or hook combination.

To edge the finished square, simply single crochet in the row ends down the side edges, top and bottom edges and work 3 sc in each corner. You can increase the number of spiders in the square by using the stitch multiple I have provided below too so you could technically make this into any size project, even a spider stitch shawl or spider stitch afghan!

If you would like to try another type of spider stitch, I have prepared the following stitch tutorial for All Free Crochet. Have fun making your spider stitches! Rhondda

Vintage Spider Stitch Tutorial by Oombawka Design Crochet FB

Vintage Spider Stitch Tutorial

 

Stitch Pattern Multiple: 12 + 2 stitches

ABBREVIATIONS

US Terminology used

beg – beginning
ch – chain
ch5sp – chain 5 space
ch3sp – chain 3 space
ch7sp – chain 7 space
R – row
rem – remaining
rep – repeat
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
sl st – slip stitch
st/sts – stitch/stitches
tr – triple (or treble) stitch
WS – wrong side (back of project)
* to **– Repeat the instructions between the asterisks the number of times indicated. This repeat will contain of multiple instructions.
[] – at the end of the row – the total number of stitches
() – important notes AND sets of stitches to be worked within one stitch, or space

 

Special Stitch:

Triple Stitch (tr)

Also known as the treble stitch.

Yarn over the hook two times. Insert your hook into the specified stitch or space, yarn over and pull up 1 loop (4 loops on the hook). *Yarn over and pull through 2 loops**. Rep from * to ** 2 more times.

 

Spider Stitch Tutorial Instructions

 

R1: Ch 14. 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook. 1 sc in each of the next 3 ch. Ch 7, sk 5 ch, 1 sc in each of last 4 ch. Ch 1, turn. [8 sc, 1 ch7sp]

Step 1 Spider Stitch Oombawka Design Crochet

R2: 1 sc in each of the first 3 sc, ch 5, sk 1 sc, 1 sc in the ch7sp, ch 5, sk 1 sc, 1 sc in each of the last 3 sc. Ch 1, turn. [7 sc, 2 ch5sp]

Step 2 Spider Stitch Oombawka Design Crochet

R3: 1 sc in each of the first 2 sc, sk 1 sc, ch 5, 1 sc in the ch5sp, 1 sc in the next sc, 1 sc in the next ch5sp, ch 5, sk 1 sc, 1 sc in each of the last 2 sc. Ch 1, turn. [7 sc, 2 ch5sp]

Step 3 Spider Stitch Oombawka Design Crochet

R4: 1 sc in the first sc, sk 1 sc, ch 5, 1 sc in the ch5sp, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sc, 1 sc in the ch5sp, ch 5, sk 1 sc, 1 sc in each of the last 2 sc. Turn. [7 sc, 2 ch5sp]

Step 4 Spider Stitch Oombawka Design Crochet

R5: Ch 7, 1 sc in the first ch5sp, 1 sc in each of the next 5 sc, 1 sc in the next ch5sp, ch 3, 1 tr in the last sc. Ch 1, turn. [7 sc, 1 tr, ch7sp, ch3sp]

Step 5 Spider Stitch Oombawka Design Crochet

R6: 1 sc in the tr, sk ch3sp, ch 5, sk 1 sc, 1 sc in each of the next 5 sc, sk 1 sc, ch 5, 1 sc in the top of the 4th ch. Ch 1, turn. [7 sc, 2 ch5sp]

Step 6 Spider Stitch Oombawka Design Crochet

R7: 1 sc in the first sc, 1 sc in the ch5sp, ch 5, sk 1 sc, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sc, sk 1 sc, ch 5, 1 sc in the ch5sp, 1 sc in the last sc. Ch 1, turn. [7 sc, 2 ch5sp]

Step 7 Spider Stitch Oombawka Design Crochet

R8: 1 sc in each of the first 2 sc, 1 sc in the ch5sp, ch 5, sk 1 sc, 1 sc in the next sc, sk 1 sc, ch 5, 1 sc in the ch5sp, 1 sc in the last 2 sc. Ch 1, turn. [7 sc, 2 ch5sp]

Step 8 Spider Stitch Oombawka Design Crochet

R9: 1 sc in each of the first 3 sc, 1 sc in the ch5sp, ch 7, sk 1 sc, 1 sc in the ch5sp, 1 sc in each of the last 3 sc. [8 sc, 1 ch7sp]

Step 9 Spider Stitch Oombawka Design Crochet

To continue, repeat R2-9.  Finish off and weave in ends.

Vintage Spider Stitch Tutorial by Oombawka Design Crochet

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Supplies Used in this Tutorial

Hook: 4 mm (G) Bumble Bee Hook

Yarn: KnitPicks CotLin Color Whisker

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