The story is about a girl who challenged a god and got punished by being turned into a spider.
Arachne is a girl who sews wool and her dad dyes the wool different colors, and Athene is a god who turned Arachne into a spider.
Arachne is being watched by many townspeople who are amazed by her sewing but she doesn't like it, then Athene appears and Arachne challenges her to a sewing contest. They start sewing and Athene is writing a message in her sewing.
Arachne rips up Athene's cloth and she smacks Athene, Arachne goes to get a rope as if she wants to hang herself.
Athene tells Arachne not to hang herself and never challenge the gods.
Athene touches Arachne and turns her into a spider.