How to crochet the Spider Stitch

Learn how to crochet the Spider stitch with this step by step tutorial. The spider stitch isn’t a difficult stitch to crochet, but you do have to pay attention to where you insert your crochet hook (from round 2). The stitch looks the same on both sides of your work. This tutorial shows how to crochet 2 rows. You can continue working by repeating row 2.

The basic crochet stitches used in this tutorial: the chain stitch, the single crochet stitch

Below you will find the video tutorial (including the crochet chart) and the written pattern of the Spider Stitch.

Video + Chart Spider Stitch

Video tutorial Spider Stitch

Timeline video

Click on the links below to go directly to a specific part of the video.

Written instructions

Chain an uneven amount of stitches

Row 1

Work 1 single crochet, chain 1, 1 single crochet in the 2nd chain from the hook. *Skip 1 chain, 1 single crochet, 1 chain, 1 single crochet into the next chain.* Repeat between * and * until you have 1 chain left. 1 single crochet into the last chain. Turn.

Row 2

Chain 1, work 1 single crochet, chain 1, 1 single crochet into the first chain-1 space of the previous row This chain can be a bit difficult to find, check out the video for more guidance. * 1 single crochet, chain 1, 1 single crochet into the next chain-1 space.* Repeat between * and * until the end of the row. Work 1 single crochet in the turning chain of the previous row. Turn.

Repeat row 2

Do you want to learn another crochet stitch? Click HERE for an overview of all crochet stitches.