Candy Corn Throw
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- Red Heart® Super Saver® yarn: 2 skeins ea, Bright Yellow A, Pumpkin B,
- Charcoal D and 1 skein Soft White C
- Crochet hook K-101⁄2 or size for gauge
- Yarn needle
Candy Corn = 6” in at widest point; 6” tall.
Throw measures 47” x 57”
Candy Corn: Make 72.
With A, ch 21.
Row 1 (Right Side): Dc in 4th ch from hook & each ch across – 19 sts.
Row 2: Ch 2, turn, dc in next dc (ch 2 & dc counts as begin dc2tog here & throughout), dc in next 15 sts, dc2tog – 17 sts.
Row 3: Ch 2, turn, dc in next dc, dc in next 13 sts, dc2tog – 15 sts. Fasten off A.
Row 4: Turn, join B with slip st in first st, ch 2, dc in next st, dc in next 11 sts, dc2tog – 13 sts.
Row 5: Ch 2, turn, dc in next st, dc in next 9 sts, dc2tog – 11 sts.
Row 6: Ch 2, turn, dc in next st, dc in next 7 sts, dc2tog – 9 sts. Fasten off B.
Row 7: Turn, join C with slip st in first st, ch 2, dc in next st, dc in next 5 sts, dc2tog – 7 sts.
Row 8: Ch 2, turn, dc in next st, dc in next 3 sts, dc2tog – 5 sts.
Row 9: Ch 2, turn, dc in next st, dc in next st, dc2tog – 3 sts. Fasten off C.
EDGING: With right side facing & working opposite edge of foundation ch, join D with slip st in first ch in right hand corner, ch 1, 3 sc in same ch, sc in next 17 chs, 3 sc in next ch, turn to work alongside edge, work 2 sc in edge of each of next 8 rows, sc in edge of Row 9, turn to work along last row, 3 sc in first st of Row 9, sc in second st of Row 9, 3 sc in last st of Row 9, turn to work along opposite side edge, sc in edge of Row 9, 2 sc in edge of each of next 8 rows, slip st in first sc to join – 17 sc along each side, 1 st in short end & 3 sc in each of 4 corners. Fasten off D.
Assembly: With short end pointing down on first Candy Corn & opposite wide end pointing down on next Candy Corn, arrange 9 Candy Corns into a strip of 9, alternating direction & ending with short end of last Candy Corn pointing down. With D, whipstitch Candy Corn pieces together. Repeat to make 8 strips. Alternating direction of strips, sew 8 strips together.
BORDER: Round 1: With right side facing, join D with slip st in center sc of corner 3-sc in upper right corner, ch 3, 2 dc in same st, *dc in next 4 sc, [dc in joining of 2 Candy Corns, dc in next 21 sc, dc in joining of 2 Candy Corns, dc in next 5 sc] 3 times, dc in joining of 2 Candy Corns, dc in next 21 sc, dc in joining of 2 Candy Corns, dc in next 4 sc, 3 dc in center sc of next corner, [dc in next 20 sc, dc in joining of 2 Candy Corns, dc in next 20 sc, dc2tog in last sc & first sc on next Candy Corn] 3 times, dc in next 20 sc, dc in joining of 2 Candy Corns, dc in next 20 sc,** 3 dc in next center sc, repeat from * to **, join with slip st to top of beginning ch 3. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
ch = chain
cm = centimeters
dc = double crochet
mm = millimeters
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified
* or ** = repeat whatever follows * or ** as indicated
dc2tog: [Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch, yarn over & pull up loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops] 2 times, yarn over, draw through all loops on hook.