Easy Fireball

Step 1: Materials

An old shirt-100% cotton Thread-100% cotton Rubbing alcohol Lighter Knife

Step 2: Cutting Cotton

When You cut the old shirt It should be about 8 inches long. My piece was a little rough but it doesn't really matter.

Step 3: Wrapping

Role up the cotton into a ball and the wrap the cotton with the thread, after make a knot so it doesn't unwind.

Step 4: Soak It and Light It Up

Just clamp your hand over it to put it out Don't put too much alcohol on it It does get kinda hot I am not responsible for injuries



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    5 Discussions

    I made one once and tried to make it hop from hand to hand etc. Somehow I dropped it and it rolled under my workbench, I managed to catch and extinguish it, and there was not that much flamable stuff down there, but I would recommend not trying this in a overcrowded space. A bathroom should be fine. I have yet to try this again, but thanks for sharing!


    5 years ago

    Please use complete sentences.


    5 years ago

    A long time ago I made one and got bored of using alcohol so I soaked a larger one in gasoline. VERY hard to put out. we played Jacky sack with it in the dark and it would occasionally drip on our feet and catch them on fire.. anyway.. the alcohol ones are pretty safe and easy to put out.


    5 years ago

    Ya, the fire will only burn the alcohol so it won't burn your hand it will only get a little hot when the alcohol starts running out. If you use to much alcohol and it drips on your hands then they will catch fire, that's why I did it by a water source.