Wine Glass Charms
Honorable Mention Contest Winner
2005 Release Your Inner Designer Contest
from the designer: “How many times have you set down your glass at a get-together and, when you went to take another sip, wondered if you were picking up the right one? These charms will help keep track of whose glass is whose at parties or holiday gatherings. They’re useful for wine or champagne glasses, water goblets, or any other stemware. They work up quickly and would make a lovely hostess gift.
1 wire beading hoop (1¼ inch diameter)
18 inches of 28 gauge wire
5 beads of your choice
2 crimp beads
Size F/3.75 mm aluminum crochet hook
Wire cutting pliers
Flat nose pliers
“Beads between 4 and 10 mm diameter are ideal for this project, but smaller or larger ones may work also. Each charm should have a different color or style of beads. Or you may purchase a set of novelty-themed charms and use a different one as the center bead on each wine charm.
“A beading hoop is a wire circle that has one plain end and one end with a hole. The hole may be an eye or the end of the wire may be flattened with a hole drilled into the flat part.”