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Yellow, orange, and white triangles are chained together to complete this easy garland pattern. Based on the traditional fall candy, this seasonal garland is great for Halloween and the entire Fall season.

Candy corn is one of my oldest daughter’s favorite candies…. year round. One day she was snacking on a handful while I was trying to decide what fall crochet patterns to design and this pattern was born.

How to Decorate with a Crochet Garland.

I have it hanging on my fireplace mantel right now but you could also put it in a doorway, along the top of a bookcase, or along a TV cabinet. These crochet pumpkins would be the perfect complement to your garland.

This pattern is easy to customize. If you want your garland a little longer, make 9 triangles. If you want it a little shorter crochet 5 or even just 3. I do suggest sticking to an odd number though. I originally had 6 but the general consensus at my house was that it needed one more so there would be a center point.

How to Crochet a Garland

First, you need to start with your candy corns. These are just basic triangles with a border. The border is worked so that the color you are using matches the color of the triangle part. This combined with the stripes in the pattern makes for lots of color changes. To avoid so many ends, try using the magic knot. It truly is magic!!

After all your triangles are made, we need to connect them on a chain. To do this I started making a chain and as I went along, I placed a single crochet in the top of each candy corn. I left a long tail at the beginning and end so I could hang it up.

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Materials and Pattern Information

  • 88 yds Red Heart Super Saver yarn or similar #4/worsted weight yarn. 10 yds per candy candy corn split up between 3 colors
    • CA: Gold
    • CB: Pumpkin
    • CC: Soft White
  • 5mm crochet hook
  • Scissors
  • Yarn Needle

Gauge and Sizing

  • Gauge: 6 hdc x 5 rows = 2 in
  • Finished Size:
    • Each candy corn: 4 in at base x 5 in tall
    • Entire Garland approx 60 in long as written

Abbreviations

  • US Terminology
  • Ch(s): chain(s)
  • Hdc: half double crochet
  • Hdc2tog: half double crochet 2 stitches together – yo, insert hook into stitch indicated, pull up loop, insert hook into next stitch, pull up loop. Yo, pull through all loops on hook. 
  • Sc: single crochet

Notes

  • Ch 1 does not count as stitch
  • Use magic knot for color changes to avoid multiple ends to weave in.

Candy Corn Garland Crochet Pattern

Make 7 

Row 1: With CA, ch 13, hdc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Turn. (12)

Row 2: Ch 1, hdc is same st as ch 1 and each st across. Turn. (12)

Row 3: Ch 1, hdc2tog starting in same st as ch 1, hdc 8, hdc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn. (10)

Row 4: Change to CB, Ch 1, hdc in same st as ch 1 and each st across. Turn. (10)

Row 5: Ch 1, hdc2tog starting in same st as ch 1, hdc 6, hdc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn. (8)

Row 6: Ch 1, hdc in same st as ch 1 and each st across. Turn. (8)

Row 7: Ch 1, hdc in same st as ch 1 and each st across. Turn. (8)

Row 8: Ch 1, hdc2tog starting in same st as ch 1, hdc 4, hdc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn. (6)

Row 9: With CC, Ch 1, hdc in same st as ch 1 and each st across. Turn. (6)

Row 10: Ch 1, hdc2tog starting in same st as ch 1, hdc 2, hdc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn. (4)

Row 11: Ch 1, hdc2tog starting in same st as ch 1, hdc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn. (2)

Row 12: Ch 1, hdc. Finish off. 

Border

Join gold yarn on left edge of row 3. Sc evenly around, placing 3 sc in each corner until you get to orange rows. Join CB, sc evenly until you get to white rows. Join CC, sc evenly around, placing 3 sc at top of triangle until you get to the orange rows. Join CB, sc to end. Join to top of 1st sc with sl st. Block lightly if desired. 

Construction

Once you have all 7 candy corns made Choose a color to chain them together with. 

Leaving a 6 inch tail, ch 30 to start. Sc in top of candy corn to attach. Chain 20 between each. After attaching last candy, ch 30. Finish off leaving 6 inch tail. Tails can be used to hang garland. 

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