18 gifts for knitters

gifts for knitters, narwhals

We all know someone who’s obsessed with knitting but gifts for knitters? What on earth do you buy them? We’ve gathered 18 gifts for knitters which you can buy for any birthdays, anniversaries or celebrations that are coming up. If you’re in need of some more knitting patterns yourself check out our knitting collection blog… Continue reading

Screen printing at home: DIY screens

screen printing at home

We’re back with the third instalment in our screen printing at home series. We’ve covered DIY frames and bought in the professionals for their advice, and now we’re discussing the material you’ll be needing for your screen. Screen printing requires a thin material of the right density to be stretched across your frame, to allow the ink to pass… Continue reading

13 easy needle felting projects

Needle felting is back by popular demand and we’re seeing #molliemakers all over the world getting involved. To feed your love of needle felting, we’ve collected 13 easy to make projects and creative ideas for you to try. Whether you’re a novice or a pro, these simple projects are a fab weekend make. If you’re a complete… Continue reading

Granny Square Day X Issue 109’s community blanket

Granny square Community blanket

Issue 109 of Mollie Makes is our community issue and includes Frederika van der Galien’s beautiful crochet community blanket. Made up of three different granny squares in a range of colours, this blanket is the ideal project to work on with your crochet pals. And, to celebrate Simply Crochet’s granny square day, we’re giving you one granny square… Continue reading

10 practical ways to use t-shirt yarn

Ten t-shirt yarn projects you will want to make right away. Includes DIY crochet hexagon rugs, a clutch purse with fringing (love!) and two crochet storage tubs. Make your own t-shirt yarn to start on these projects now! Here’s how. If you’re after more crafty blog posts check out the below: 43 sustainable crafts 40 crochet… Continue reading

43 sustainable crafts

diy wooden chandelier

We’re all about living that eco-friendly life here at Mollie, which is why sustainable crafts are our favourite weekend projects. Not only do they help you create practical projects that use up your stash, but you can craft guilt-free knowing you’re not doing any harm to the world around you. We’ve gathered 43 sustainable crafts… Continue reading

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

Five Fab Personalised Projects

Xpres craft products

*This blog post is sponsored by Xpres Craft Transfer vinyl is perfect for making things look cool and super pretty. It’s awesome for personalisation and we absolutely love it! Heat transfer vinyl is amazing for giving clothing, bags, cushions or anything else made from fabric, a makeover! While self-adhesive vinyl is excellent for hard substrate’s,… Continue reading

Free granny square pattern for National Granny Square Day!

granny square pattern by Simply Crochet

To celebrate the countdown to National Granny Square Day our pals at Simply Crochet have given you this lovely granny square pattern. They’ll be giving away loads of freebies in the lead up to the big day (15th August) so make sure you check out their Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to keep updated. Oh, and keep your… Continue reading

Screen printing at home – DIY frames

Screen printing at home embroidery hoop

Screen printing is a craft that we know and love well. We’ve seen professionals use it to beautiful effect and we think it’s time you had a go yourself! Which is why we’re presenting you with our own a mini ‘screen printing at home’ series just for you. First up in our screen printing guide is frames. If… Continue reading