ASCII art candy canes are deceptive. To make the right round shape for the cane takes a little fussing to make it look right and smooth in shape. Then the candy cane stripes. You either create a candy cane on an angle, so you can use straight lines for the stripes. Or, you figure out how to make your candy stripes fit on an angle with the right space between each.
Christmas Candy Canes in ASCII Text Art