Friday, August 17, 2012

Make your own Candle Wicks

How to Make Your Own Wicks for Candles

Dissolve 2 tablespoons of table salt and 4 tablespoons of borax in 1
½ cups of warm water.

Soak a 1-foot length of regular cotton kite string or twine in the
solution for 15 minutes.

Hang each string with a clothespin for 5 days to be sure it is

Use a paperclip to dip each string completely in melted wax 3 to 4
times, coating it completely. Hang it up to dry as before

Store wicks rolled up in a newspaper

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