Black Widow/Black Spider Amigurumi Decoration
I wanted to make a Halloween pattern and when I thought of what would be a scary item, I immediately thought of spiders and black widows. Black widows still give me nightmares on occasion and so I made one to fit on my desk for the holidays.
He is accompanied by his larger brother, the black spider who watches the world, waiting for his prey.
Note: This pattern uses crochet for the body, knit for the legs and a bit of wire to hold the shape of the legs.
I have included images before the wire is added, after and ‘dead’ for your reference.
Big Spider: 8” x 2” x 2” (20 cm x 5 cm x 5 cm)
Black Widow: 7” x 1.75” x 1.75” (18 cm x 4.5 cm x 4.5 cm)
~ US Size F Hook 3.75 MM
~ 1 Skein “Black” Red Heart Small Skein Super Saver Yarn (only for the black widow)
~ 1 Skein “Red” Red Heart Small Skein Super Saver Yarn
~ Polyfill Stuffing
~ Tapestry Needle
~ Small Sewing Needle
~ Black Sewing Thread
~ 8 Round Black Beads 3 mm Diameter (Small Spider) or 5 mm Diameter (Large Spider)
~ Black 20 Gague Wire cut into 8 lengths 6.75” (or 17 cm) long (optional, for making the legs posable)
~ Size 3 Double Pointed Knitting Needles (3.25 mm)
~ Size 4 Double Pointed Knitting Needles (3.5 mm) (optional, for binding off only)
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-License to create as many items as you wish
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