Another lovely project from “Molly’s Sketchbook: Hanukkah Dreidel Coasters” over on Purl Bee where the tutorials are so wonderful and all the finished items are always perfect and they show you where to buy all the supplies you need for every project. Molly says “she was always jealous of the kids that celebrated Hanukkah… eight days of presents! (That’s not even to mention those truly lucky ones that got to do both Hanukkah AND Christmas.) Of course, besides the gifts there are many very special things that happen at Hanukkah, from the lighting of the menorah, to the tradition of eating delicious latkes, to the really fun dreidel game. In case you aren’t familiar with it the is a small spinning top with 4 sides and each side has a hebrew letter on it. You spin the top and whatever letter it falls on determines how many pieces of delicious chocolate coins (called “gelt”) you win or lose”. Thanks Molly for the information about Hanukkah!
By Linda Lanese