I’ve never thought to do this. But if you simply crochet around LED rope lights, you get this amazing design decor when lit up. Get the DIY instructions at Crafty Queens.
Here’s some other awesome examples:
And you don’t need to stick to white. Using any lighter color will give it a soft, warm glow when the lights are turned on.
LED Lighted crocheted rug, $80.00
[h/t: DIY Craft Project]