O CHRISTMAS TREE Candy Cane Ornament Sue Penrod Design by BEGINNER These sweet candy canes are so easy to make, you’ll be able to crochet dozens in no time! FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 41/2 inches MATERIALS • Size 10 crochet cotton: 4 yds each white, green and red • Size B/1/2.25mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge • White craft glue • Plastic wrap GAUGE Candy strip = 53/4 inches long; 9 dc = 1 inch PATTERN NOTES Weave in loose ends as work progresses. Each Candy Cane requires 4 yds each of 2 colors as desired. CANDY CANE Row 1: With desired color, ch 52, dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in each rem ch across. Fasten off. With 2nd color, rep row 1. (50 dc) Row 2: FINISHING Mix tog 40 percent white glue with 60 percent water until glue dissolves Place crochet strips into mixture and saturate completely. Remove strips from glue mixture and allow excess glue to drip off pieces, twist row 1 and row 2 of each color tog. Place Candy Cane on plastic wrap; shape. It takes approximately 12 hours to completely dry. (mixture will look like milk). CW 45 CROCHET-WORLD.COM AUTUMN 2019
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