Beaded Tealight Covers
An exclusive design by Sarah Cox for Debbie Bliss
Approximately 20cm/8in long by 6cm/21/4in high
For 3 covers:
One 50g ball of Debbie Bliss Rialto 4 ply in Sea Green 37.
Pair of 3.25mm (US 3) knitting needles.
One tube of Gutermann 6mm Round Faceted Glass
Beads 6975 in Dark Grey AB or 33 beads of your choice
to complement the yarn.
28 sts and 38 rows to 10cm/4in square over st st using
3.25mm (US 6) needles.
cm = centimetres; k = knit; p = purl; st(s) = stitch(es); st st
= stocking stitch; tbl = through back loop; tog = together;
yon = yarn over needle; yrn = yarn round needle.
Thread 11 beads per cover onto the yarn before casting on.
With 3.25mm (US 3) needles, cast on 68 sts.
1st row (right side) K2, [p1, yon, k2tog tbl, p1, k2] to end.
2nd row P2, [k1, p2] to end.
3rd row K2, [p1, k2tog, yrn, p1, k2] to end.
4th row P2, [k1, p2] to end.
These 4 rows form the pattern and are repeated a
further 4 times (20 rows worked).
K 1 row.
P 1 row.
Next row (right side) K3, * bring yarn to front of work
between needles, slide bead up to needle, take yarn
over needle and k2tog tbl, k4; rep from * ending the
last rep, k3.
Cast off purlwise.
Block and lightly steam, then join the seam.
Slip the cover over the glass holder, making sure the
cover sits well below the top edge of the glass.
Do not leave lit candles or tealights unattended and
keep them well out of the reach of children.
The pattern text and design is copyrighted and must not be reproduced or knitted for sale
without prior permission of the copyright holder, Debbie Bliss.