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Home : Patterns : Pinwheel Candy

Free Crochet Pattern
Pinwheel Candy

Lion BrandŽ Wool-Ease®
Pattern #: 80747AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

About 3 1/2 in. (9 cm)

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*Wool-Ease® (Article \#620).
  • Solid, Heather, Twist: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
  • Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 86% acrylic, 10% wool, 4% rayon
  • Glitter/Multi-colors: 78% acrylic, 19% wool, 3% polyester
  • Frosts: 70% acrylic, 20% wool, 10% polyamide
  • Prints: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
; package size: Solid, Heather, Twist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Glitter/Multi-colors: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Frosts: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Prints: 2.5 oz/70g; 162 yd/146m balls

You can also buy materials separately
•  620-171 Wool-Ease Yarn: Gold ball $ 3.75  
•  620-157 Wool-Ease Yarn: Pastel Yellow ball $ 3.00  
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm) $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6) $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
Other Color Options for A:
  • Lion Brand Wool-Ease Avocado (#620-174)
  • Lion Brand Wool-Ease Black (#620-153)

Other Color Options for B:
  • Lion Brand Wool-Ease Violet (#620-191)
  • Lion Brand Wool-Ease White/Multi (#620-301)
  • Lion Brand Wool-Ease Black (#620-153)


sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.


1)Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.
2)Yarn amount is sufficient for multiples of Pinwheel Candy.

Inner Swirl
With A, ch 31.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Fasten off.

Outer Swirl
With B, ch 51.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Fasten Off.

WRAPPER (make 2)
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 8 sts.
Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 4: Work 2 sc in each st around – 16 sts.
Fasten off.

FINISHING Align Inner Swirl on top of Outer Swirl and roll the Swirls into a circle. Sew to secure circle. Sew 1 Wrapper to each side of the Candy.
Weave in ends.


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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
rnd(s) = round(s) sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)  

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Pattern Average Rating: **** (based on 15 reviews)
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Pinwheel Candy Reviewed by Heather on 2012-11-01 *****
Great pattern! I'm making them in green/white and red/white and planning to display them in a glass bowl for Christmas!
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