I love these little guys and I've been making an army of them. Now you can too!
Size 7 DPN's
1 skein Lion Brand Vanna's Choice, white
1 skein Lion Brand Vanna's Choice, terracotta
1 skein Lion Brand Vanna's Choice, mustard
1 skein Lion Brand Vanna's Choice,black - or scrap black yarn
red embroidery floss
M1 - increase by knitting in the front and back of every row
K2tog - knit two stitches together
With white cast on 4 stitches
Row 1: Slide stitches to the opposite end of the needle and knit as if creating an i-cord
Row 2: Slide stitches to the opposite end of the needle and M1 in each stitch, dividing stitches evenly across the needles (8 stitches)
Row 3&4: Knit
Row 5: [K1, M1] repeat to end (12 stitches)
Row 6 & 7: Knit
Row 8: [K2, M1] repeat to end (16 stitches)
Row 9: Knit
Change to terracotta yarn
Row 10: Knit
Row 11: [K3, M1] repeat to end (20 stitches)
Row 12 & 13: Knit
Row 14: [K4, M1] repeat to end (24 stitches)
Row 15 & 16: Knit
Row 17: [K5, M1] repeat to end (28 stitches)
Row 18 & 19: Knit
Row 20: [K6, M1] repeat to end (32 stitches)
Row 21 & 22: Knit
Row 23: [K7, M1] repeat to end (36 stitches)
Change to mustard yarn
Row 24 & 25: Knit
Row 26: [K8, M1] repeat to end (40 stitches)
Row 27 & 28: Knit
Do not break the yarn!
Leaving the work on the DPN's, turn it inside out and weave in all lose ends.
Using the black yarn and red floss stitch eyes and a mouth.
Stuff with fiberfill
Close the bottom:
Row 1: [K2tog, K3] repeat to end (32 stitches)
Row 2: Knit
Row 3: [K2tog, K2] repeat to end (24 stitches)
Row 4: Knit
Row 5: [K2tog, K1] repeat to end (16 stitches)
Row 6: Knit
Row 7: [K2tog] repeat to end (8 stitches)
If necessary, adjust the amount of stuffing before closing up.
Cut yarn leaving a 6" tail and pull through remaining 8 stitches as you take them off the DPN's
Pull the bottom closed, secure the yarn by making a knot and push needle through the middle of the candy corn, pulling the tail out through the top.
Cut the tail so it's hidden inside the candy corn.