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The inspiration for my knitting patterns often comes from nature. I love little knitting projects, and try my hardest to be realistic with my plant and animal designs.

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Stanley Spider

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Stanley Spider
Stanley Spider
Stanley Spider
Stanley Spider
Stanley Spider
Stanley Spider

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting

Pattern Description:

Stanley the Spider is looking a bit glum. If you link to my blog you will find out why.

He is very easy to make. He is knitted flat on two needles, with icord legs. His feet are black buttons, although I think beads would work well.

I used Rowan Fine Tweed (Pendle), and knitted two Stanleys from one 25g ball. I think other wools would work well, although you would need to adjust the needle size. I liked the rough bumpy texture of this brand.


  • 2.25 mm knitting needles doublepoints
  • Rowan Fine Tweed Wool

You Will Also Need:

  • Wadding
  • 8 Buttons or Beads
  • Toy Eyes

Suggested yarn:

44 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Rowan Fine Tweed



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