The Spider Stitch – Week 40 of The 50 Stitches Crochet Along

The Spider stitch makes a delicate gentle texture, but is a hole free stitch. It’s the perfect stitch for any project needing a delicate texture.

You can find the links for all the previous squares in the crochet along here. You can purchase the ad free, printable version of the pattern on Ravelry for just £2.40 which includes a weekly update with the next square

This pattern is written in US terms, but the UK translation is below.

UK Translation

Single crochet (sc) = double crochet

The Pattern

For this square you will need a 3.5mm hook

Chain 31

Row 1. In the 3rd chain from your hook make a sc (turning chain counts as a stitch) chain 1 and sc into the same stitch as the previous sc. Skip the next chain *in the next stitch (sc, chain 1, sc)*

Repeat between *and* when you have 2 chains left, skip 1 and sc in the last chain.

The order your stitches are made. Sc, chain 1, sc


Row 2. Chain 1 and sc in the first stitch. In the first chain 1 space in row 1 make (sc, chain 1, sc). *In the next chain space (sc, chain 1, sc)* repeat between *and* sc in the last stitch

What row 2 looks like


Rows 3 – 24. Repeat row 2

The Border

Sc in each stitch across the bottom. Across the top, sc in each sc (skip the chain 1s)

For the sides make 2sc in rows 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 24. Make 1 sc in the side of every other row

If you have any questions about the pattern or the CAL, then come on over to the Facebook group – 50 Stitches where you can show us your completed squares too.

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