By Judy Schumer
Learning how to make a candle wick is just as important as learning how to make the candle. Using cotton is the easiest way to make a candle wick at home, but you’ll still need to choose the right materials, method, and thickness, or your candle won't burn properly. You’ll also want to consider a wood candle wick to get the ambiance of a crackling fire without the expense or mess of one.
This guide will walk you through the types of candle wicks out there, plus we’ll walk you through how to make a candle wick using simple cotton and wood.