|Materials:||No. 5 Knitting Needles
Size 2 Crochet Hook
– 16 yards MC (golden yellow or yellow)
– 20 yards CC (white or orange)
– 12 yards Green for leaves
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Begin with CC and cast on 18 sts. Turn.
Row 1: K 2 in each st, turn (36 sts).
Row 2, 3: K each row, turn.
Row 4: Pick up CC and k 4 sts; drop CC, pick up MC and k 4 sts with it; k 4 CC again, carrying the yarn firmly across the back of work. Alternate, knitting 4 sts in each colour and carrying the yarn of other colour across, always keeping it to the same side or back of your work, which becomes the inside; always turn at the end of each row.
Continue in this manner until the coloured portion of the ear of corn is about 4 1/4 inches long.
Each row will alternate colours like a checkerboard.
Next Row: With MC, K row, turn.
Next 2 Rows: K 2 tog, k remainder of row, turn.
Cut a six-inch length of thread, and with a needle, run it through each st; draw up tight and fasten. Sew edges together about an inch from the top and same distance from the tip.
Crochet Leaves with Green:
Looped Stem: ch 20, sc back into each st of ch, sl st to 2 sts at beginning.
Ch 8, sl st into a ring; ch 3 to count as a dc, make 19 dc into ring, sl st to beginning ch. (20 sts)
To Make Stem:
Ch 6, turn and sc back for center stem of leaf, sc into circle, turn.
To Make Leaf:
1 sc, 1 hdc, 6 dc into side and end of leaf stem.
Ch 3, sl st to dc, 6 dc back up on other side, 1 hdc, 1 sc, sl st to center.
Sl st into next 3 sts on center and repeat leaf.
Make 4 leaves and sew this piece to top of corn ear.
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