I have kits for this and finished objects available in [my Etsy shop.]
I've always thought a Christmas tree looked incomplete without candy canes hanging on its branches, but I'm not a big fan of actually eating the things. So every year I'd buy a box of candy canes to finish trimming my tree. They'd look great on the tree. Then in January the tree would come down and the candy canes would sit on a table or in a mug, gathering dust. I'd eat maybe one and sooner or later the rest would end up in the trash. It just felt so wasteful.
Then one December I had the idea to knit myself a set of candy canes. I got some inexpensive red and white yarn and quickly turned out a dozen of these. They look great on my tree, and best of all I can reuse them every year.
A candy cane also makes a great package decoration or looks adorable peeping out the top of a stocking hung by the fireplace. They're a really quick and easy knit, even a beginner can turn one out in well under an hou