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Stick Loom Magic Wands

March 10, 2015

On a recent trip to the woods near our house Little Brother and I stumbled across some lovely wishbone sticks. I had seen some weavings using these sticks on Apartment therapy a while back and always thought it looked like a fun activity. A week later, and not one but three of these beauties have miraculously appeared. The kids think they make the coolest magic wands and have been prancing around the house casting spells on each other. I must confess, they are really satisfying to make and very hard to put down. A word of warning though, they are quite fiddly and require a fair amount of patience, suitable for ages 5 and up I would say. Handy Tip: For ‘little fingers’ use bigger sticks and thicker wool as this speeds up the weaving process.

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