This crochet Candy Corn applique is cute, made in the shape of a heart and 100% sugar-free! Using this pattern you can create a wonderful Autumn or Halloween decoration. By the way, did you know that October 30 is National Candy Corn Day? A quick google search also estimated that each year, over 9 billion candy corns are eaten each year!
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When people think about candy corn, most will think about traditional candy corn – yellow, orange and white. But did you know that candy corn comes in different colors depending on the holiday?
Reindeer corn for Christmas – green, white and red, Cupid corn for Valentine’s Day – pink, red and white, Bunny corn for Easter – pastel yellow, pink, green and lavender. And you can adopt my crochet candy corn heart applique to any of these holidays!
This crochet candy corn made in the shape of a heart is another addition to my heart-shaped appliques.
Crochet Candy Corn Applique
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(See a list of crochet abbreviations used in patterns by yarn industry designers and publishers HERE)
Ch – chain
DC – double crochet
Rnd – round
SC- single crochet
Sl St – slip stitch
St (Sts) – stitch (stitches)
This crochet candy corn heart is about 3-1/4″.
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How to change to a new color
Work the final Stitch of the Row with the first color, but do not complete the Stitch. You will have 2 loops remain on the hook. Drop first color and draw through the loops on the hook new color and complete Stitch.
Ch 4 (3 Ch counts as DC + 1 Ch),
Row 1. 4 DC in 4th Ch – 5 DC (including 3 Ch as first DC), turn.
Row 2. Ch 1, SC in each St across – 5 SC, change color to orange (see Notes above), turn.
Row 3. Ch 3 (counts as DC), DC in first St, DC in next, 3 DC in next, DC in next, 2 DC in next – 9 DC, turn.
Row 4. Ch 1, SC in each St across – 9 SC, change color to yellow, turn.
Row 5. Ch 1, SC in each St across – 9 SC, turn.
Row 6. Skip two first Sts, 5 DC in next – first shell, skip one, Sl St in next, skip one, 5 DC in next – second shell, skip one , Sl St in last.
Edge – work around the heart making one SC in SC-row ends and 2 SC in DC-row ends.
Rnd 1. (Edging) Ch 1, 7 SC along first side, 3 SC in tip of the heart, 7 SC along second side, *SC in first St of the shell, 2 SC in 3 next Sts, SC in next*, Sl St in St between two shells, repeat from * to * one more time, SC in next, Sl St to join.
Fasten off and weave in the ends.
I hope you enjoyed this heart-shaped crochet candy corn applique!
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