Candy Corn Hot Pad free crochet pattern by DivineDebris.com
Candy Corn Hot Pad free crochet pattern by DivineDebris.com

I’ve said this many times in the past, but I hate candy corn. I think it’s super gross and I don’t get the appeal, at all… that being said, I love to decorate with it. Nothing says Halloween quit like candy corn, right? It’s super iconic and the colors are bright and happy, perfect if you don’t want gloomy Halloween decorations.
For this design I wanted to do a fun pattern of candy corn, not just one big one. I hope you like it and make a bunch for Halloween!

You can get an ad-free downloadable pdf of this pattern in my Ravelry shop for $.50.

Materials

  • US G (4.00) mm crochet hook
  • Worsted weight/ size #4/ medium weight yarn
    • 1.6 Oz/ 77 yards
    • I used Sugar and Cream yarn for this (4 colors)
    • For hot pads or pot holders, use cotton yarn because acrylic will burn/ melt
  • Yarn needleRavelry link

Gauge

  • 4.5” = 19 dcs x 9 rows

Terms/ stitches

  • Ch: chain
  • St: stitch
  • Slip st: slip stitch
  • Sc: single crochet

Notes

  • This pattern is worked back and forth in rows, with a turn at the end/ beginning.
  • The ch 1 at the beginning of the row does not count as a stitch.
  • This pattern is worked from the bottom up.
  • You work two pieces of the “base” and then secure them together by working along the edges with row 35.
  • All of the stitches in this pattern are single crochets, because of this the sides portion (where all the color changes are) only tells you how many stitches to do in what color, this is what the number in the parenthesis means.
  • Rather than changing, cutting, and weaving in the ends of all the colors, the yarn is carried through the bags in the photos. Here’s a great tutorial on color changes. In this pattern, the active yarn is worked over the inactive.
  • Also check out this post about tapestry crochet from Moogly, it’s helpful.
  • You can replace the chain row with a foundation single crochet row.
  • Color A: is brown, Color B: is orange, Color C: is yellow, and Color D: is white.
  • There is no “right side” to this pattern, just use whatever looks better as the piece that is on the outside/ top.

Finished dimensions

  • Height: 8″
  • Width: 8.75″

Pattern instructions

– Base –
(make 2)

Row 1: A: Ch 37, sc into the second ch from the hook and across – 36 scs
Row 2: A:
Ch 1, turn, (36) – 36 scs
Row 3: A: 
Ch 1, turn, (3), B: (12), A: (6), B: (12), A: (3) – 36 scs
Row 4: A: Ch 1, turn, (4), B: (10), A: (8), B: (10), A: (4) – 36 scs
Fasten off color B.
Row 5: A: Ch 1, turn, (5), C: (8), A: (10), C: (8), A: (5) – 36 scs
Row 6: A: Ch 1, turn, (6), C: (6), A: (12), C: (6), A: (6) – 36 scs
Fasten off color C.
Row 7: A: Ch 1, turn, (7), D: (4), A: (14), D: (4), A: (7) – 36 scs
Row 8: A: Ch 1, turn, (8), D: (2), A: (16), D: (2), A: (8) – 36 scs
Fasten off color D.
Rows 9 – 10: A: Ch 1, turn, (36) – 36 scs
Row 11: A: Ch 1, turn, (8), D: (2), A: (16), D: (2), A: (8) – 36 scs
Row 12: A: Ch 1, turn, (7), D: (4), A: (14), D: (4), A: (7) – 36 scs
Fasten off color D.
Row 13: A: Ch 1, turn, (6), C: (6), A: (12), C: (6), A: (6) – 36 scs
Row 14: A: Ch 1, turn, (5), C: (8), A: (10), C: (8), A: (5) – 36 scs
Fasten off color C.
Row 15: A: Ch 1, turn, (4), B: (10), A: (8), B: (10), A: (4) – 36 scs
Row 16: A: Ch 1, turn, (3), B: (12), A: (6), B: (12), A: (3) – 36 scs
Fasten off color B.
Rows 17 – 18: A: Ch 1, turn, (36) – 36 scs
Row 19: A: Ch 1, turn, (3), B: (12), A: (6), B: (12), A: (3) – 36 scs
Row 20: A: Ch 1, turn, (4), B: (10), A: (8), B: (10), A: (4) – 36 scs
Fasten off color B.
Row 21: A: Ch 1, turn, (5), C: (8), A: (10), C: (8), A: (5) – 36 scs
Row 22: A: Ch 1, turn, (6), C: (6), A: (12), C: (6), A: (6) – 36 scs
Fasten off color C.
Row 23: A: Ch 1, turn, (7), D: (4), A: (14), D: (4), A: (7) – 36 scs
Row 24: A: Ch 1, turn, (8), D: (2), A: (16), D: (2), A: (8) – 36 scs
Fasten off color D.
Rows 25 – 26: A: Ch 1, turn, (36) – 36 scs
Row 27: A: Ch 1, turn, (8), D: (2), A: (16), D: (2), A: (8) – 36 scs
Row 28: A: Ch 1, turn, (7), D: (4), A: (14), D: (4), A: (7) – 36 scs
Fasten off color D.
Row 29: A: Ch 1, turn, (6), C: (6), A: (12), C: (6), A: (6) – 36 scs
Row 30: A: Ch 1, turn, (5), C: (8), A: (10), C: (8), A: (5) – 36 scs
Fasten off color C.
Row 31: A: Ch 1, turn, (4), B: (10), A: (8), B: (10), A: (4) – 36 scs
Row 32: A: Ch 1, turn, (3), B: (12), A: (6), B: (12), A: (3) – 36 scs
Fasten off color B.
Rows 33 – 34: A: Ch 1, turn, (36) – 36 scs
Fasten off color A.

– Border –
Place both of your bases together, with the less pretty sides facing each other, and create a border around them (securing them together) by working row 35 through both pieces.

Row 35: B: Ch 1, turn, sc across (36), ch 15 at the corner, sc down the edge of the rows (34), ch 1 at the corner, sc across the other edge of the original ch row (36), ch 1 at the corner, sc down the edge of the rows (34), ch 1 at the corner, slip st into the first sc to secure- 140 scs, 3 ch-1 spaces, 1 ch-15 space
Fasten off, weave in your ends.

 

And there it is, I hope you like this pattern and make tons. If you do, add your photos to Ravelry if you would, I’d love to see ’em!

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