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Projects For Leftover/Spare Yarn

When we are planning a project and ordering the yarn, it is always sensible to add one or two more skeins/hanks/balls to the basket to make sure we have more than enough. We never know what will happen with the pattern we're knitting or crocheting - we want to lengthen a jumper or cardigan, our… Continue reading Projects For Leftover/Spare Yarn

crafts, Tutorials

Crochet 101: How To Make Slip knots

You're diving into the world of crochet. You want to know how to make beautiful keepsakes for you, your friends and family, but you don't know where to start. Little Sparks of Magic will help you! With some handy 101 guides, hopefully you'll be making and stitching away in no time! Today's guide starts right… Continue reading Crochet 101: How To Make Slip knots

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Project Catch Up and Monthly Musings.

I'm not getting off to a good start with the idea of sharing the month's craft musings on a regular basis. We are now into March and all I have are crafting goals. That's good enough in a sense but it isn't really what I want, particularly for this blog and my own crafting accomplishments.… Continue reading Project Catch Up and Monthly Musings.

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Looking at nature for colour inspiration.

I'm not an arty person by nature. I'm not someone who is naturally gifted when it comes to all aspects of design. When I want to start a new project I have to take a lot of time working them out, colour palettes especially, because I will always place the wrong shade of colours next… Continue reading Looking at nature for colour inspiration.

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Jumping on the Bullet Journal Bandwagon.

Hello! Today's post is a slight diversion from my usual content because I want to talk about bullet journalling and why I've decided to jump on the bandwagon. Now, you know I am not a stranger to journalling of any kind. I've made it a habit to write a daily diary and I note many… Continue reading Jumping on the Bullet Journal Bandwagon.

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Yarns I Can’t Wait To Try and Use

Hello! The one great thing about knitting and crocheting is browsing the yarn shops, whether they be independent or the usual chain craft store (i.e. Hobby Craft in the UK), and thinking of all the projects you want to do with all that yarn. Of course I always fall into the trap of buying the… Continue reading Yarns I Can’t Wait To Try and Use