Knitting projects inspired by light including candle cozies, fiber optics, flame motifs, and more.
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Turn your jar into a pretty light with a tea candle, this lace cover, and some decorative buttons or beads. Great use for leftover yarn! Designed by Ivy Green.
Party With The Lights On
Turn your LED party lights into really eyecatchers with leftover wool sock yarn that creates lace bulb covers. Pattern includes seven lace stitch patterns to cover LED light bulbs (cheerfully named after delicious party drinks) that will truly make your sock yarn shine. Great use for leftover yarn! WARNING: Do not use incandescent bulbs or yarn that will burn or melt. Do not leave unattended. See link below for safety recommendations. Designed by WrinkledPages.
Cup of Light
Use LED String Lights or fairy lights in these knit lace cups to add light and beauty to your home, yard, or party. Lace weight yarn knit and molded with white glue. Designed by Rosemary (Romi) Hill.
Use LED String Lights or fairy lights as "yarn" and knitinto a wall hanging or shawl. Instructions for both included. Designed by Leila Raven.
More Free Patterns
This soft toy is a perfect way to convey the message "You light up my life" or "That's a bright idea" or "Hope this brightens your day." Designed by Hennie. Pictured project in DK yarn but you can use any weight.
A Burst Of Light Tealight Cosy
Emma Percy designed three lace patterns that create a lovely light pattern when wrapped around mason jars with tea lights. They can be knit in the round or flat and seamed. A great use for leftover yarn. And they make great gifts!
Lacy Candle Holders
These pretty cozies for glass candle jars are perfect for scrap lace yarn.Two sizes. Designed by by Rae Blackledge for Willow Yarns.
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Knitted snowball ornament made up of lace snowflakes that are joined together to form a beautiful hanging ornament and stiffened with glue. Place a string of small LED battery powered lights inside and you have a magical accent light for your coffee table or shelf. Designed by Elena Maltseva.
These lights designed by Kimberly Chapman will never go out! String them together for a garland or hang them individually as tree ornaments. Pictured project is from MelsNattKnits
Beginner’s Light Saber
These Star Wars inspired toys are knit entirely in stockinette on dpns. The designer Samantha Hamilton says this is a great way to learn and practice knitting in the round with double pointed needles. Pictured project by nupsi who inserted 1 m pipe insulating foam cover cut in two 50 cm pieces, stuffed with fiberfill, to create the shape.