Creepy Crawly Crochet: Spider Web Doilies

Creepy Crawly Crochet: Spider Web Doilies

Once upon a time, I created a sweet simple project for one of my dining room walls: Doilies in the Round.

So sweet, so pure.

So sweet, so pure.

Well, I decided to “spookify” them for Halloween. It’s such an easy project and I already had the materials…so why not? This post contains affiliate links for your crafting convenience.

I took a look at my doily collection and chose three to craft with. The two smaller ones may be more “webby” in nature, but the large one had some tears here and there, and this is a perfect project for your imperfect doilies.

vintage crochet doilies for dyeing like spiderwebs by Sadie Seasongoods

You will do/dye nicely, my pretties…

I hadn’t dyed anything recently- in fact, not since tie-dye made a comeback in 1992. So I dipped my toes in the dyeing arena in order to make my doily-webs a silvery grey.

Web color of choice

Web color of choice

Dyed vintage crochet doilies like spiderwebs

Perfect shades of spiderweb!

Success! And ridiculously easy. Clearly there will be more dyeing in my future.

But back to the task at hand.

I took a thrifted embroidery hoop and painted it black. Then I just encased the now-grey doily in the hoop, just as I had done in my previous blog post.

Turning embroidery hoops and crocheted doilies into Halloween decoration spiderwebs

Looking good…

Definitely looking more Halloween-ish! A couple of toy spiders were glued onto the doily…

DIY upcycle repurpose Halloween spiderweb craft project

Uh-oh…getting creepy!

And then I added a third spider, hanging from a thread!

Thrifted embroidery hoop and vintage crocheted doily spiderwebs for Halloween by Sadie Seasongoods


Totally LOVE these! Must make more!

Thrifted embroidery hoop and dyed vintage crochet doily spiderwebs for Halloween by Sadie Seasongoods

Spooky spiders caught a mummy!!

Thrifted embroidery hoop and vintage crochet doily spiderweb DIY upcycle repurpose craft project for Halloween by Sadie Seasongoods

Ok, maybe this one is my favorite…

I’m definitely getting into the Halloween spirit with these!! Now I need to focus on this year’s costume…

Craft on!


PIN ME!Thrifted embroidery hoop and vintage crochet doily spiderweb DIY upcycle repurpose craft project for Halloween by Sadie Seasongoods


  1. oh these doilies turned spider webs are so spookily adorable!! I want a few of my own and I love the poor little guy stuck there in the middle lol. you are wicked fun girl!

  2. How clever! I love the spider hanging down from the hoop. Cool!

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  3. Great idea! Definitely perfect for Halloween!

  4. Absolutely love these ! What a great way to use doilies !

  5. So Cute! I love it. Completely unexpected but it totally works!

  6. Those are adorable! My name is Katie and I host Fall Into the Holidays, now open. All entries get pinned. I would love to have you link up!

  7. Joy @ Yesterfood says:

    Is there no end to your creativity? (No!!) 🙂 Thank you for sharing this spooky-cute craft with us at Treasure Box Tuesday- pinned! 🙂

  8. You are so creative! And thrifty! Thank you for sharing with us at the Merry Monday Link Party!

  9. Thanks for coming and linking up at #TheWeekend Social. Please be sure to come back next week starting Thursdays at 9PM EST on ! I hope to see you there!

  10. These are so cool! The little hanging spider is my favorite!

  11. Wow! I love these. I know how to crochet but never thought of making spider webs. Such a fantastic idea!
    Thanks for linking up at Merry Mondays!

  12. Thanks for linking these up at Project Inspire{d}… fixed your name LOL.

  13. I love this idea because it uses things that a lot of people have lying around their home. Thank you for sharing on Show Me Saturdays.

  14. Sadie thanks for this idea I love it. I have been seeing a lot of ideas using embroidery hoops years ago I decorated like crazy with them. glad to see and hear they are back in style again. how was the dyeing process was it pretty easy to use? Susie

    • says:

      Hi, Susie- thank you for your comment! Yes, the Rit Dye was really easy to use and didn’t take long at all! I used a bucket in my kitchen sink- followed all directions on the box, but they took color so quickly that I didn’t leave them in for nearly as long as the box said to. I figured since they weren’t going to be washed over and over again like clothes, that it was fine to take them out of the dye solution quicker. 🙂

  15. That is AWESOME! Thanks for dropping by the Mommy Needs a Time Out Linky last week! We’re pinning you now and hope to see more from you later!

  16. I love the mummy doll being caught up in this web. It looks super easy.


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