Macramé bunting DIY

Mollie Makes issue 88 Macrame Bunting

Test out the new skills you’ve learnt from our library of macramé knots on this macramé heart bunting project by the lovely Isabella of @_twome. Hang it in your home, decorate a little un’s bedroom, or give as a last minute Christmas gift to become the no.1 friend. Then, use our hashtags for macramé lovers… Continue reading

Prepping for Christmas – Getting the table ready

Becki Clarke's Tablescape from Mollie Makes issue 99

We’re back with another prepping for Christmas blog post and this one’s all about the dinner table. It’s a chance for you to show off your creative skills and impress guests with some Christmas magic. We’ve collected a bunch of tutorials for you to try so you can make this year a truly handmade Christmas. Check… Continue reading

Make embroidered hoop art

Liz Stiglets' embroidery hoop

Stitch your way to positivity with Liz Stiglets’ embroidered hoop art

Prepping for Christmas – 5 DIY Christmas tree decorations

Sarah Matthews paper star decorations

Although we love buying Christmas tree decorations (maybe even a bit too much…) it’s always nice to have a few homemade ones on the tree. A handmade Christmas is the best kinda Christmas, which is why we’ve been collecting up some of our fave DIY decorations over on our All Things Christmas Pinterest board. We’ve… Continue reading

Free crochet pattern: chunky crochet storage tubs

We’ve got a free crochet pattern for you so that you can create your very own chunky storage tubs, to tidy up all those loose bits and bobs in your home. Remember, we also have more home decor DIY’s and patterns over on our Ravelry store and in our latest issue of Mollie Makes. And we know… 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 pattern will be a piece of cake! With only two crochet stitches to master (double crochet and slip stitch), beginners can… Continue reading

Brilliant baubles DIY

Hobbycraft Bauble ornament hanging DIY

This year, Hobbycraft is inviting us to inject a pop of brilliant colour into our family festivities with this wonderfully fun and bright bauble chandelier – it will add a festive touch to any home, and is guaranteed to cheer up even the gloomiest of winter days. All you need to get started is a… Continue reading

Wool Week day 5: Knit a colour block scarf

How to make a colour block scarf

Add a playful touch to grown up outfits with Ayda Algin’s just-for-us scarf in peach, pistachio and grey. If you need more winter wardrobe makes and inspiration, remember to pick up the latest copy of Mollie Makes or subscribe!

Beat the chills – knitted wrist warmers pattern

Winter knitted wrist warmers pattern and instructions

If we can’t jet off to some snowy mountain peaks this winter, we can at least knit our own. There’s something of the après ski feel to these fun, knitted wrist warmers – we’re picturing ourselves wearing them while sat in a wooden alpine chalet, sipping on eggnog and eating Christmas biscuits.  They were kindly designed… Continue reading

Issue 98 crochet wrap correction

Issue 98's crochet shawl

Sorry 🙁 Issue 98’s crochet wrap tutorial has an error in the pattern. The instructions for Row 42 should begin ‘ch4, 1dc in st at base of ch4…’ Now you’ve got the correct instruction, get hooking! Show off your crochet wrap We love seeing your makes, so remember to share your chunky winter makes with us using… Continue reading