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Candles - Crochet Pattern

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    • suitable for beginners
    • 6 pages of pattern
    • 21 pages of step-by-step instructions
    • lots and lots of pictures



    Christmas, Birthday, Advent season, Baptism... there are countless occasions for which you absolutely need Candles.

    Just crochet one. Or two, or three, or a huge stockpile. Despite the flame storable in drawers without danger and always ready for use!

    But don't let it burn too long, otherwise it will just melt down to a stump with wax running in all directions. ;)

    With this pattern you can crochet a Candle with whatever height/length you desire. With or without wax drips running down the sides. The visual appearance lies in your hands here. And of course this pattern contains the instructions for the Burned Out Candle. :)

    Skill Level:

    The size depends on your gauge, chosen type of yarn and crochet hook size. I'm using Puppets Lyric yarn (8/8, DK/Light-Worsted) from Coats and a 3 mm hook. With that I get the following size/s: from 2 cm to 12 cm (or more if you like)

    used Techniques
    * magic ring
    * chain
    * single crochet
    * half double crochet
    * double crochet
    * slip stitch
    * increase and (invisible) decrease
    * crocheting in front loops (instructions included)
    * crocheting in back loops (instructions included)
    * crocheting back and forth in rows
    * crocheting in continuous rounds (rounds are not joined)
    * changing yarn-color (instructions included)
    * basic sewing (closing openings etc)

    The pattern is very detailed. Almost every single step/stitch is explained in words and pictures. Special characteristics are explained step-by-step (i.e. the running wax drips). You see, nothing can go wrong! :)

    1) The pattern is mine. Do not (re)sell this pattern, including translations to other languages and modifications; do not redistribute, including publishing on the internet. 2) The finished figure/item is yours. :) Feel free to sell the finished products, handmade by yourself (no mass production). I'd love it if you would refer to my pattern/shop when doing so. Thank you! :)

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    Materials you need at home:

    • yarn (weight doesn't matter, as long as you use the same weight throughout the whole project)
    • crochet hook (one or two sizes smaller than recommended for your chosen type of yarn)
    • stitch marker (use a paper clip or piece of scrap-yarn)
    • stuffing
    • stuffing tool (possibly)
    • scissors
    • tapestry needle/s