Monday, December 04, 2006

All those beads, yet no candles

What do you get when you mix twenty-four hundred plus beads, 150 yards of 28 gauge wire, some knitting needles, and a person who wants to crank out holiday gifts?

If you said sixteen completed votive sleeves from this book, Handknit Holidays, then you would be correct. For complete details click here or on the link in my finished projects.

They truly were an easy knit and I basically just kept making them until I ran out of beads and wire. Sachi had a good point, I really should put candles in the votives to really show them off. So here is a pic of the votives with candles.

The thing is, I haven't actually purchased the candles that are going to go with the votives and all I could find in the house were the three that are lit in the pics above. In my opinion the small one in the middle looks fine, but I am going to have to get bigger candles for the other two.


Sachi said...

Gosh, those look wonderful!

Elaine said...

What a great idea. They look fabulous!!

Melissa said...

Those are really awesome!! :)

Judy said...

Those are beautiful, lovely for yourself or for gifts!

Anonymous said...

I can't get over how much I love those votive holders!! Wow!!!!