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|Halloween's legends include tales of creepy creatures crawling out from their dark habitats on "Allhallows Eve", October 31. Are we surprised that spiders have become a standard part of our celebration of this creepy night?|
|They're creepy-looking (that's got
to be the first requirement),
just looking at a photo of a
tarantula can make my skin crawl ...
ok, 'nuff said; it's settled.
Spiders belong in Halloween.
Still need convincing?
See This Tarantula Photo:
Tarantula Crawling on You
copyright (c) 1998
by Sandi Marshall
Spider on an Orange Web Pattern
He'd like to hang out at your Halloween party and stare cross-eyed at all your guests.
Other things spiders are good for:
If you find a need to trap a witch, first you'll need to gather up a few spiders, because they are one of the main ingredients in this trap-a-witch Chocolate Spider Cake.
Besides yarn, other materials you can use to make spiders and their webs:
Food Used to Make Spiders
About Southern Food: Peanut Butter, Graham Crumbs, Licorice
Yarn and Thread
About Crochet: 3 1/2" Crocheted Spider
About Crochet: 3" Crocheted Buttonhole Spider
About Crochet: 3" Crocheted Orangeback Spider
About Crochet: Black Widow Spider, Both in Cross-stitch and Filet Crochet
Lee's World: Spider Web with Spider
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