Library of macramé knots

Mollie Makes library of macrame knots

This blog post is sponsored by United Knots As you may already know, we love macramé. Its boho vibes are so on trend and we’ve got tons of macramé projects in the Mollie mags, on the blog and stashed away in our archives. But to get started on all these projects, you need to know… Continue reading

US crochet conversion chart

crochet hooks in a ball of yarn

Here at Mollie Makes we’ve got loads of #molliemakers from the US (hey if you’re reading!). We thought it was about time we uploaded a US crochet conversion chart so all our American makers can join in on the action. Keep reading for your UK to US crochet conversions. Once you’ve got your crochet terms down… Continue reading

Library of embroidery stitches

Learn 21 embroidery stitches with our handy guide then practice your new skills with either our free, firework inspired, embriodery pattern or Liz Stiglet’s cultivate kindness hoop art. Then, once you’ve finished your masterpieces, share them with us on Instagram using our top embroidery hashtags blog post and, of course, #molliemakers! For more embroidery stitches and techniques follow our sewing, stitching… Continue reading

Your embroidery supply essentials

Cloud Craft embroidery essentials

This blog post is sponsored by Cloud Craft Getting started with embroidery is super easy as you don’t need very much to have a go and stitch something beautiful. The best bit is that embroidery supplies are not expensive and are usually small enough to take wherever you go (roll on the holidays!). With these essential materials… Continue reading

Guide to arm knitting

Library of arm knitting

Arm knitting is a massive trend at the moment. It’s super peaceful, repetitive nature has been linked to mindfulness and we’re all here for it. We’ve created a guide with all the tips and tricks so that you can add arm knitting to your craft repertoire. If you start arm knitting using our blog post tell us about it and… Continue reading

Library of weaving techniques

This blog post is sponsored by Wildwoven. Weaving is a gorgeous craft which we’ve featured in multiple mags, so we thought it was about time we make a library of weaving techniques for you all. This guide was made by our good pal Lucy Rowan @peasandneedles and shows you everything from how to warp the loom… Continue reading

6 sewing tips from Alice Caroline

Need a quick refresher on good sewing practices? Alice Caroline share their top 6 tips below…

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

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

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

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]

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