Crochet Hard Candy Amigurumi

Just as cute as his candy corn companion, this hard candy amigurumi is sure to win you some smiles. Make him for your next Halloween celebration.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: About 6” tall

Gauge: No gauge specified

Materials

Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver (100% acrylic; 160 yards [146 meters]/85 grams): White (A, 1 skein), Pink (B, 1 skein)
Hook: 3 mm crochet hook
Notions: 7 mm safety eyes, polyester stuffing, black crochet thread, scissors, needle

Pattern

Front of Body

Begin with an adjustable ring.
Rnd 1: Starting in the middle of the front of your Candy’s face with (A) 7 sc in ring. (7 sc)
Rnd 2: Inc in each st around. (14 sc)
Rnd 3: Sc in each st around. (14 sc)
Rnd 4: [Sc, inc] 7 times. (21 sc)
Rnd 5: [Sc, inc] 10 times, sc. (31 sc)
Rnd 6: Sc in each st around. (31 sc)
Rnd 7: [Sc x 2, inc] 10 times, sc. (41 sc)
Rnd 8: [3 Sc, inc] 10 times, sc. (51 sc)
Rnd 9: Sc in each st around. (51 sc)
Rnd 10: [4 Sc, inc] 10 times, sc. (61 sc)
Rnd 11: Sc in back loop in each st around. (61 sc)
Rnd 12: [9 Sc, dec] 5 times, 6 sc. (56 sc)
Rnd 13: Sc in each st around, FO. (56 sc)

Back of Body

Begin with an adjustable ring.
Repeat Rnds 1-10 of Front of Body, leave a long tail and FO.

Leg (Make 2)

Begin with an adjustable ring.
Rnd 1: With (A) 6 sc in ring. (6 sc)
Rnds 2-9: 6 Sc, leave a long tail and FO. (6 sc)

Arm (Make 2)

Row 1: With (A) Ch 7.
Row 2: Turn, 6 sc, FO. (6 sc)

Edge of Candy Wrapper (Make 2)

Row 1: With (A) ch 14.
Row 2: Turn, 13 sc. (13 sc)
Row 3: Do not turn, you will now be working along wrong side, 13 sc down the other side of your work. (13 sc)
Rnds 4-6: Sc in each st around. (26 sc)
Rnd 7: [Dec in next 2 st, 8 sc] 2 times, dec. (21 sc)
Rnds 8-9: Sc in each st around. (21 sc)
Rnd 10: Dec, 8 sc, dec, 9 sc. (19 sc)
Rnd 11: Sc in each st around. (19 sc)
Rnd 12: Dec, 7 sc, dec, 8 sc. (17 sc)
Rnd 13: Dec, 6 sc, dec, 7 sc. (15 sc)
Rnd 14: Dec, 5 sc, dec, 6 sc, leave a long tail and FO. (13 sc)

Assembly

Insert safety eyes, referring to pictures for placement. Embroider on a mouth and eyebrows. Sew on the back of your hard candy, but before you sew it closed stuff the doll firmly. Stuff the legs and sew them on to your doll. Sew the arms on your doll. Embroider stripes onto the candy wrappers edges using (B), and then sew the edges onto your candy. Weave in ends and trim. yarn ball

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