Candy Corn Throw LW3761

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Skill Level: EASY

Designed by Marianne Forrestal

What you will need:
Red Heart® Super Saver®: 2 skeins each 324 Bright Yellow A, 254 Pumpkin B and 3950 Charcoal D, 1 skein 316 Soft White C
Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 6.5 mm (US K-W2)
Yarn needle

GAUGE: Candy Corn = 6" [15 cm] in at widest point; 6" [15 cm] tall. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

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!

Throw measures 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

THROW

Candy Corn (Make 72)

With A, 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 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 and 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 and 3 sc in each of 4 corners. Fasten off D.

FINISHING

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 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 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.


Abbreviations

A, B, C = Color A, B, C; 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 the * or ** as indicated.

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