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!

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

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

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

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

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

Video: 12 days of crochet: Double crochet 2 together (dc2tog) [Day 8]

How to crochet video: Double crochet 2 together Double crochet 2 together Abbreviation: dc2tog This technique is a neat little way to decrease and shape your crochet. Push hook into stitch, yarn round hook and pull through stitch, you’ll have 2 loops on hook. Push hook into next stitch, yarn round hook and pull through… Continue reading

Video: 12 days of crochet: Magic Ring [Day 7]

How to crochet video: Magic Ring Magic Ring Hold the yarn in your hand and wrap the working (long) end around your forefinger twice (cross them at the bottom). Insert your hook in the ring: under the first piece of yarn and over the second, and turning your hook towards you. Then wrap the yarn… Continue reading