Knit Candy Corn Bowl

Knit Candy Corn Bowl

This cute candy corn bowl is perfect for holding your candy corn (though I'd put it in an actual bowl first) or other Halloween treats. Each of the pieces of candy corn is knit separately, then sewn together and in turn sewn to a base that's knit circularly.

What you need

About 60 yards medium weight yarn in yellow
About 60 yards medium weight yarn in orange
About 20 yards medium weight yarn in white
set of size 8 US (5 mm) knitting needles
tape measure, scissors, yarn needle



As the leaves turn to gold and red and the chill in the air makes you crave something sweet, there’s no better time to indulge in a little Halloween-themed fun. And what could be more perfect for the occasion than a delightful, candy corn-inspired knitting project?

With its distinctive tri-color design and playful shape, this Knit Candy Corn Bowl is the perfect way to add a touch of whimsy and sweetness to your fall decor. Whether you fill it with your favorite Halloween treats or simply use it as a charming decoration, this bowl is sure to become a beloved part of your autumn collection.

The process of creating this fun project is as enjoyable as the finished product itself. Each section of the candy corn is knit separately, allowing you to experiment with different colors and textures until you find the perfect combination. Then, they are sewn together and attached to a circular base, creating a sturdy and functional bowl that can hold all your favorite Halloween treats.

Knitting the Candy Corn Pieces

Pieces are worked with two needles flat. Finished triangles are about 5 inches long and 5 inches wide at the cast on edge. Gauge is not critical, but I got 4 stitches per inch in garter stitch. Make 8.

candy corn knit bowl

Using yellow, cast on 23 stitches.

Knit 3 rows.

Knit 1, slip, slip, knit, knit to 3 stitches from end, knit 2 together, knit 1.

Repeat these 4 rows throughout the project.

Work about 1 inch in yellow, then 2 inches in orange and 1 inch in white.

When 5 stitches remain and you need to decrease, ssk, k1, k2tog. Knit 1 row, then k2tog, knit the remaining stitch and pass the first stitch over to bind off.

Knitting the Base

The base is worked in the round from the center out. Mine is yellow, but you can use any color you like. It is about 6 inches across when finished.

Cast on 6 stitches.

Knit in the front and back of each stitch. Divide onto double-pointed needles and join in the round.

Knit 1 round.

Kfb each stitch.

Knit 2 rounds.

Kfb each stitch.

Knit 3 rounds.

Kfb each stitch.

Knit 4 rnds.

Kfb each stitch.

Knit 4 rounds and bind off.


knit candy corn bowl

Arrange the candy corn pieces so that they alternate base up, tip up. Sew the edges of the pieces together, then sew around the outside of the base.



  1. Would like to see Crochet instruction for this project also.

  2. Would like to have seen a legend that explained what the stitch abbreviations mean.

  3. very cute!!!

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