Two More Spiders
This feature has links to two more crocheted spider patterns that I designed for you, but first, aren't you just a little curious about spiders?
Orangeback Spider Pattern
|Spiders are eight-legged creatures, also called arachnids.|
The human skeleton is a familiar sight around Halloween time. It's interesting to note that a spiders skeleton is on the outside of its body (an exoskeleton).
You might not know this about spiders: Most of them have eight eyes! You would think this would give them powerful vision; actually the best vision amounst spiders is being able to see 8 inches away (jumping spider).
|All spiders can produce silk, which they use to make their webs. This silk is also important to their well-being as it is a trap for their favorite meals, namely various insects.|
Spiders are all hyped up to be creepy creatures at Halloween time; it's true that they look scary but most spiders are actually harmless to humans. Some scientists say that spiders are shy and that few spiders will bite a human even when coaxed to. (Not that we'll be any more inclined to give a spider the opportunity, but it is nice to know.)
|So there, now that you know that, you'll feel more comfortable having this shy, but creepy-looking buttonhole spider hanging on your shirt this Halloween.|
Button this spider to your shirt or coat for instant spider-crawling-on-you Halloween decoration.
Have a Happy Halloween!
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