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Mollie Makes issue 69, out now!

Mollie Makes issue 69 with free pom pom necklace craft kit, bonus project book and 8 pull-out papers

Pick up the latest issue and enjoy a tropical escape with Mollie Makes 69. Embroider flamingo hoop art, crochet a colour-pop rug, sew kids’ dungarees, make show-stopping tasselled party balloons and lots more. Also inside this issue: a free felt pom pom necklace craft kit plus a bonus project book for alternative ways to use… Continue reading

Mollie Makes issue 69 templates

Mollie Makes issue 69

Click to download the full-sized templates for the fabric wall banner, gem embroidered patch, cloud and raindrop cushions and kid’s monkey dungarees playsuit here: Mollie Makes issue 69 templates.

DIY jewellery: Scalloped felt necklace

DIY jewellery - felt necklace - circle scalloped necklace

Use the felt from your craft stash or the goodies provided in your free pom pom necklace kit in Mollie Makes 69 (out on Thursday, 21 July) to make this abstract felt scalloped necklace…

Mollie Makes Shop: Editor’s Pick

Mollie Makes Shop - Editors Picks

Here’s what the Editor’s loving in the Mollie Makes Shop. Find handmade gifts and just-for-me treasures made by our favourite creatives in our online boutique. With products from talented designer-makers you’re sure to find something special for you and your home. Here’s a look at the Editor’s favourite picks this month…

Video: 12 days of crochet: Treble 3 together (tr3tog) [Day 12]

Mollie Makes Crochet videos - How to Treble 3 Together - tr3tog

How to crochet video: Treble 3 Together Trble 3 Together Abbreviation: tr3tog Yarn round hook, insert hook into stitch, yarn round hook and draw through stitch. Yarn round hook and draw through 2 loops. Do this a total of three times, leaving you with 4 loops on your hook. Yarn round hook and draw through… Continue reading

The taste-makers, movers and shakers on social media

The taste-makers, movers and shakers you need to follow on social media - The House That Lars Built

From Instagram to Snapchat, social media is awash with inspiring images and must-do tutorials. We round up the crafters, designers and bloggers who are making waves in social media that will have you clicking the follow button…

Video: 12 days of crochet: Reverse Double Crochet (crab stitch) [Day 11]

Mollie Makes Crochet videos - How to Reverse Double Crochet - crab stitch

How to crochet video: Reverse Double Crochet Reverse Double Crochet Abbreviation: Crab stitch Insert hook into stitch, yarn round hook and draw through stitch. Keep tension firm… Yarn round hook and draw through remaining 2 loops on hook. Repeat this is every stitch to the right. Watch the video to see how it’s done… Join… Continue reading

Video: 12 days of crochet: 2 Treble Cluster (2-tr cluster) [Day 10]

Mollie Makes Crochet videos - How to 2 Treble Cluster - 2-tr cluster

How to crochet video: 2 Treble Cluster 2 Treble Cluster Abbreviation: 2-tr cluster Yarn round hook, insert into stitch, yarn round hook and pull through. Yarn round hook and draw through two loops (2 loops left on hook). Repeat the above again putting the hook in the same stitch indicated (3 loops left on hook). Yarn round… Continue reading

Video: 12 days of crochet: Half Treble (htr) [Day 9]

Mollie Makes Crochet videos - How to Half Treble - htr copy

How to crochet video: Half Treble Half Treble Abbreviation: htr First wrap yarn round hook, then push the hook into the stitch… Yarn round hook and pull through stitch, you’ll have 3 loops on your crochet hook. Lastly wrap yarn round hook once more and pull through all 3 loops on hook to finish the… Continue reading