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Stuffed Candy Corn Toy

Candy Corn Designed By Julie A. Bolduc

This pattern started out as a tablemat but after I completed rnd 11, I found that it would make a better stuffed toy. You could actually use this pattern with crochet thread and make a bunch of these to put into a Halloween centerpiece.
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Materials Needed
1 Red Heart Super Saver Skein Acrylic worsted weight yarn in Pale Yellow, White and Orange.
Size J aluminum crochet hook
Polyester Fiberfill
Yarn Needle for weaving in ends

Yarn Thickness: 4mm
Gauge: 7sc=2"
Finished Size: 11" high
Skill Level: Intermediate

How to decrease (dec)
Yo, insert hook in next st. Yo, draw up a loop. You draw yarn through 2 loops on hook. Insert hook in next st. Yo draw up a loop. Yo, draw yarn through all 3 lps on hook.

Instructions
With Yellow
RND 1: Ch3, 9 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 2: Ch2. 2Hdc in next hdc. 3hdc in next hdc. 2hdc in next hdc. 1hdc in each of the next 2 hdc. 2hdc in next hdc. 3hdc in next hdc. 2hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc. Join w/slst to top of ch2.

RND 3: Ch2. Hdc in next 2hdc. (2hdc in next hdc. 1hdc in next hdc. 3hdc in next hdc. 1hdc in next hdc. 2hdc in next hdc.) 1 hdc in each of the next 4 hdc. Rep bet () once. Hdc in next hdc. Join w/slst to top of ch2.

RND 4: Ch2. Hdc in next 2 hdc. (2hdc in next hdc. 1hdc in next hdc. 2hdc in next hdc. 1hdc in next hdc. 3hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc. 2hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc. 2hdc in next hdc.) 1hdc in each of the next 4 hdc. Rep bet () once. Hdc in next hdc. Join w/slst to top of ch2.

RND 5: Ch2. Hdc in each of the next 3 hdc. [(2hdc in next hdc. 1hdc in next hdc 3 times.) 3hdc in next hdc. (1hdc in next hdc. 2hdc in next hdc 3 times.)] 1 hdc in each of the next 6 hdc. Rep bet [] once. 1 hdc in each of the next 2 hdc. Join w/slst to top of ch2. You should have 54sts around.

RND 6-11: Ch2. 1hdc in each hdc around. Join w/slst to top of ch2. Fasten off yellow.

RND 12: Join orange in same stitch as slst. Ch2. Hdc in first 14 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 5 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in 18sts. Dec 1. Hdc in 5 sts. dec 1 Hdc in next 3 sts. Join w/slst to top of ch3. (50 sts)

RND 13: Ch2. Hdc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch2.

RND 14: Ch2. Hdc in first 13 sts. Dec1. hdc in next 5 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 16 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 5 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in last 2 sts. Join w/slst to top of ch2. (46 sts)

RND 15: Ch2. Hdc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch2.

RND 16: Ch2. Hdc in first 12 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 5 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 14 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 5 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in last stitch. Join w/slst to top of ch2. (42 sts)

RND 17: Ch2. Hdc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch2.

RND 18: Ch2. Hdc in first 11 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 5 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 12 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 5 sts. Dec 1. Join w/slst to top of ch2. (38 sts)

RND 19: Ch2. Hdc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch2.

RND 20: Ch1. Hdc in next 9 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 5 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 10 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 5 sts. Yo, insert hook in next st. Draw up a loop, you draw loop through 2 lps on hook insert hook in ch1, yo draw up a loop and bring it through all lps on hook. Slst in next hdc to join. You should now have 34 sts around.

RND 21: Ch2. Hdc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch2.

RND 22: Ch2. Dec 1. Hdc in next 8 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 5 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 8 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 4 sts. Join w/slst to top of ch2. (30 sts)

RND 23: Ch2. Hdc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch2.

RND 24: Ch2. Hdc in next st. Dec 1. Hdc in next 6 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 5 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 6 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 3 sts. Join w/slst to top of ch 2.Fasten off Orange. (26sts)

RND 25: Join White in same st as slst. Ch2. Hdc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch2.

RND 26: Ch2. Hdc in next 2 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 4 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 5 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 4 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 2 sts. Join w/slst to top of ch2. Stuff Candy Corn. Lightly so that you do not stretch the stitches.(22sts)

RND 27: Ch2. Hdc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch2.

RND 28: Ch2. Dc in next 3 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 2 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 5 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next 2 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next st. Join w/slst to top of ch2. (18 sts)

RND 29: Ch2. Dec 1. Hdc in next 5 sts. Dec 1. Hdc in next st. Dec 1. Hdc in next 4 sts. Join w/slst to top of ch2. Fasten off leaving an end about 6". Finish stuffing the candy corn then work a running stitch around the top of the stitches all the way around and pull to gather up the opening to close. Then weave the ends into your work. Done.

Design written on Sunday, October 31, 1999. Copyright ©1999 By Julie A. Bolduc f116004

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