Buyer’s guide: super chunky yarn

Super chunky yarn

Super chunky yarn can be tricky to get hold of, but our buyer’s guide should help you track down the elusive mega wool

Knitting pattern: How to make a bobble hat

Knitting pattern | How to make a bobble hat | Mollie Makes

Free knitted bobble hat pattern for all you makers! The weather is getting chillier so we all need a knitted bobble hat to keep us warm. 

Sewing pattern: How to make fabric doorstops

It’s spring and it’s time to prop open the doors and let in the sunshine and the fresh air. The prettiest way to do this is with homemade fabric doorstops in your favourite fabrics… We’ve invited Natalie Santini of Hungry Hippie to guest blog for us today and show us how to make one…

How to make paper and tulle flowers

Parties, celebrations, and giant paper flowers! A perfect combination. We love these retro flowers, they’re beyond easy to make and create amazing impact in a very short space of time. Kate Bruning from Greedy for Colour is guest blogging for us this Tutorial Tuesday. Read more to find out how to make these paper and tulle flowers…

How to make a giant pom pom

How to make a pom pom | Mollie Makes

Project alert! Learn how to make large yarn pom poms with this tutorial from Chi Chi Dee Handmade‘s Leanne Garrity.

Easy mittens knitting pattern

New to knitting? Try our quick and easy mitten knitting pattern for beginners. Brighten up your winter with these cute colour block mittens. Or, if this pattern doesn’t take your fancy, check out our Ravelry store where there’s loads more warm winter patterns for you to make! Personalise your mitts by embroidering winter florals on the cuffs. And if… Continue reading

Free sewing pattern: 20 minute tote bag tutorial

Learn how to make a quick and easy tote bag with our super-easy DIY guide. Get stuck in to your fabric stash and choose your favourite print for some brand new arm candy.  Believe it or not, this no-nonsense bag tutorial from The Purl Bee promises a brand new tote bag in under half an hour. How speedy, and not to mention brilliant, is that? Read on for how to make it…

Colourful crochet mandala patterns

Stretch your crochet skills with our free crochet mandala patterns – we’ve got three for you to try!

Giant doughnut crochet pattern

Go jumbo with our GIANT doughnut crochet pattern by Paula Risanto. This magnificent ring of two-toned goodness will put your ripple stitch cushions to shame. If you’re au fait with whipping up stacks of granny squares then this big doughnut pattern will be a piece of cake! With only two crochet stitches to master (double crochet and slip stitch),… Continue reading

Free knitting patterns: How to make welly warmers

How to make welly warmers and warmers | Mollie Makes

One of the things we love most about winter style is when our woolly socks peek out over our boots. For knitting week we’re not wasting any time knitting the rest of the sock – we’re just making welly warmers.