Red Heart® Candy Corn Throw

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by Marianne Forrestal, Red Heart®

Red Heart® Candy Corn Throw

Candy corn does not have to be made from sugar-- you can crochet your own non-caloric version and enjoy it as a colorful graphic throw! Sweet!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:3+ hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of Candy Corn = 6” [15 cm] in at widest point; 6” [15 cm] tall. Finished throw will measure approx 47” x 57”. SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS dc2tog: [Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and pull up loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops] 2 times, yarn over, draw through all loops on hook
  • 2
    Candy Corn (Make 72) With Bright Yellow, ch 21. Row 1 (Right Side): Dc in 4th ch from hook and each ch across – 19 sts. Row 2: Ch 2, turn, dc in next dc (ch 2 and dc counts as beginning dc2tog here and 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 Bright Yellow. Row 4: Turn, join Pumpkin 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 Pumpkin. Row 7: Turn, join Soft White 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 Soft White.
  • 3
    Edging: With right side facing and working opposite edge of foundation ch, join Black 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 and 3 sc in each of 4 corners. Fasten off Black.
  • 4
    Assembly: With short end pointing down on first Candy Corn and opposite wide end pointing down on next Candy Corn, arrange 9 Candy Corns into a strip of 9, alternating direction and ending with short end of last Candy Corn pointing down. With Black, whipstitch Candy Corn pieces together. Repeat to make 8 strips. Alternating direction of strips, sew 8 strips together.
  • 5
    Border: Round 1: With right side facing, join Black 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 and 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.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:3+ hours

Project Supplies

  • Red Heart® Super Saver® Yarn Pumpkin 104212583 (2)
  • Red Heart® Super Saver® Yarn Bright Yellow 104212445 (2)
  • Red Heart® Super Saver® Yarn Black 104604790 (2)
  • Red Heart® Super Saver® Yarn Soft White 104212435
  • Susan Bates® Bamboo Handle Crochet Hook Size K-10.5/6.5 mm 104236436
  • Yarn needle
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