How to craft fishing rod with carrot

The carrot must be placed at a diagonal below the fishing rod. It is possible to craft a carrot on a stick without a crafting table. In the crafting menu, you should see a crafting area that is made up of a 3x3 crafting grid. To make a carrot on a stick, place 1 fishing rod and 1 carrot in the 3x3. Hi, I can't make a carrot on a stick. I have a fishing rod and a carrot and I place them diagonally etc, but it doesn't work. I'm on PC -

The pigs will slowly eat the carrot, eventually leaving you with a fishing rod. You'll have to re-craft the carrot on a stick before controlling the pig.