With the year drawing to a close and the impending apocalypse I decided to add some EL Wire to a cap for celebrations like New Year and the end of the world so my friends and family can find me in a crowd and generally look awesome.

If they had caps in TRON, this is what I think they might look like. 

Step 1: Materials

A cap of your choice
EL Wire colour of your choice (around 2m)
AA battery Inverter
Thin clear fishing wire
Super Glue (Not shown)
Thin foam
AA Batteries (Rechargeables will work)

Snips (Not shown)
sir, is there any way on how to make the batteries last longer than 8 hours?
Well I only tested it for 8 hours, it probably could last much longer. If you really needed longer then you could get a 2x C battery holder, 2x C batteries and wire that into the terminals on the inverter.
Hey, please where did you get the inverter with the four states (off, on, blink fast,blink slow)?
I got it from eBay, check out elwirecraft on there. Also here's a link but it won't last very long if the item gets relisted; http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Portable-2XAA-Battery-STROBE-Continuous-Driver-Inverter-3m-EL-Wire-/151135418894?pt=UK_Toys_Creative_Educational_RL&hash=item23305f7a0e
Where did you buy the EL wire? I like this.
At eBay for about £7, it came with the inverter included.

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