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Beaded Tealight Christmas Candle HolderDesigned By Julie A. Bolduc
This little candle was going to be one of those candles made with a bath tissue roll but when I put the little tealight inside after finishing the 3rd round, I just had to make it a little candle holder as you see here! You could make several of these and put them around your house or give them as party favors! One more thing! You may not have noticed, this pattern matches the Little Fir Christmas Tree!
Small amount worsted weight acrylic yarn in Red Heart's Super Saver Holly & Ivy
Small amount worsted weight acrylic yarn in Red Heart's Super Saver Dark Sage
16 Gold Metallic Pony Beads
Small battery operated tealight candle
Size H/8 or 5mm aluminum crochet hook
Yarn needle for weaving in ends
Yarn Thickness: 4mm
Finished Size: 4" diameter x 1½ h
Skill Level: Beginner
RND 1: With Holly & Ivy, ch4, join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch2. 16dc in ring. Join w/slst to first dc. (16dc)
RND 2: Ch2. In back loop only for this round only, dc in same st as slst and in each dc around. Join w/slst to first dc. (16dc)
RND 3: Ch2. Dc in same st as slst and in each dc around. Join w/slst to first dc. Fasten off Holly & Ivy. Weave ends into work.
RND 1: String on 16 gold beads. Join dark sage to front loop of RND 1 from front to back with the right side facing you. Ch1, sc in same st as joining. 2sc in each front loop around. Join w/slst to ch1.
RND 2: Ch1, sc in same st as slst. 2dc, pull up a bead, 2dc in next sc. *Sc in next sc. 2dc, pull up a bead, 2dc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to first sc. Fasten off and weave all ends into back of work. Turn on battery operated tea light candle and place inside candle holder!
Safety Warning!This Tea Light candle holder is only meant for battery operated tea lights. Do not use it for real tea light candles because it would be a major fire hazard!
Design written on Monday, December 02, 2013. Copyright ©2013 By Julie A. Bolduc p115030