A shot in the dark

Here's a simple way to add colour and texture to some standard battery fairy lights, using plastic shot glasses...
I took a pack of 10 shot glasses, some fairy lights and some wool (which came free with a magazine)
Using a Dremel drill, I made holes in to the bottom of each shot glass - I had it on a slow speed, so not to crack the plastic

I crocheted jackets for the glasses out of various colours of wool:

ch 15
Join with sl to make a ring
ch 2, dc into each chain and join at top of ch 2 with sl
*ch 3, tr into each stitch and join at top of ch 3 with sl* for 3 rows
These could be used at Christmas or even for a summer BBQ!

May need to get some more glasses for the vodka though...

****Linking up at these blog hops and parties


  1. How clever! I love it! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

  2. Just stopping by to invite you to My Wednesday Linky party. http://diycraftyprojects.com/2012/11/whatcha-work-up-wednesday-linky-party-7.html

  3. What an awesome idea! Wish I knew how to crochet :/ Would love it if you linked up on my blog hop www.w-t-fab.com/search/label/bloghop. Also let me know if you'd like to follow each other!

  4. Those are so cool. Very clever idea. Thanks for sharing with my party.

  5. These are awesome! I just love how simply you added some wonderful color to your lights!
    Thanks so much for sharing with the Pink Hippo Party!
    Amie @ Pinkapotamus

  6. Thanks so much for linking up to Your Whims Wednesday I featured this on my blog today! Come stop by and grab a featured button :) http://www.mygirlishwhims.com/2012/11/your-whims-wendesday-85-and-features.html

  7. Awesome!! I love this for a party!

  8. LOVE this....pinned and tweeted this project. IT's too good not to share!

  9. Those are stinkin' awesome! Totally pinning and hopefully making!

  10. I love the way you added color and texture to your lights! We are featuring this on the blog today, by the way. Feel free to grab a featured button if you fancy so ^^)


  11. I'm excited you joined the the CHQ Blog Hop this week! Hoping you make some new bloggy friends and have a wonderful Thanksgiving!!
    xo, Meredith @ www.waittilyourfathergetshome.com

  12. Seriously. So cool!! You are amazing!!
    Thanks so much for linking up at Artsy Corner! Can't wait to see what you share this week :)

  13. Just wanted to stop by and let you know you've been featured and Pinned by The Kurtz Corner! :)