With Instructables you can share what you make with the world and tap into an ever-growing community of creative experts.
share what you made with text, photos, video, and files
gather your favorite instructables together
Did you know that you can make a candle wick out of household items? In this Instructable I will demonstrate how to make a candle wick out of common h...
-scissors -wax -pliers -cotton string
First, cut the string to size. Then, melt the wax and soak the string in it. Finally, take out the string with the pliers and let the wick cool off.
Once the string has cooled off, you can put it to use in a candle.
We have a be nice comment policy. Please be positive and constructive.
Cool! I'm going to do this sometime!
100% cotton yarn is good too.
How would you do the wire in it? I didnt really understand...
Will any glass container do or does it have to be special hardened glass ?
Any glass should work fine
This works amazingly! Thanks!
Can you braid the twine? It would be easier to braid the wick around wire (if you are using wire). Also I've seen just your regular 3 strand braid and a square braid type of wick.. Anyone know how to square braid? How many strands? Also, if you are braiding at all, does anyone know how much longer to cut the strings so after braiding, it'll be close to the size you want? Thanks! Wild Whippet Woman BTW LOVE THIS SITE!!!!
DIY Fun Yarn Artby Muhaiminah Faiz
How to Dye Yarn with Food Coloring (Plus other tips!)by skillzmcfly
Yarn Headbandby Emmagracelong
Beautiful Floating Wick Candles From Plastic Drink Bottlesby tigers58
Yarn Dollsby kaleidoscope eyes
Making Yarn-Wraped Painted Jarsby CFos13
How to Easily Create a Centre Pull Ball of Yarnby Quixii
How to Wind a Center-Pull Ball of Yarn by Handby LeafingLight
Party Novelty - Candy Necklaceby md4v3
Using a drop spindleby lucylollipop
Download our new apps for iOS, Android and Windows 8!
© 2014 Autodesk, Inc.
By clicking "Create Account" you are indicating that you have read and agree to the Terms of service.
Already a member? Login »
Enter the email associated with your account and we will send you your username and a temporary password.
Not a member? Sign Up »