By a Thread
In the spider world, this is a common character. I’ve found and photographed this type in our gardens in Wisconsin. This one was photographed in the woods of Missouri.
We typically refer to this as a Garden Spider. If you want to get technical, it’s a Black and Yellow Argiope (argiope aurantia).
If it won’t creep you out, you can view a larger version of this image by simply clicking on the photo.