November craft workshops and creative events

If you’re anything like us, you’ll be filling the run-up to Christmas with festive crafting. We’ve rounded up our pick of craft workshops and creative events in November to help you with your seasonal makes.

Wool Week: 7 knitting tips from WATG

Wool and the Gang knitting tips

We’ve got another treat for you this Wool Week – Wool and the Gang’s (WATG) top knitting tips for beginners.

Wool Week Unusual Workspace: TOFT UK’s alpaca farm

Toft Alpaca Farm - Alpacas

We have to confess that we have a bit of a soft spot when it comes to alpacas (just look at their fluffy faces). So we jumped at the chance to tour TOFT UK’s alpaca farm with founder Kerry Lord this Wool Week.

Winter wonders from Gudrun Sjödén*

Gudrun Sjödén

At the moment, we’re focused on shopping for our winter wardrobes, so we’ve got the right clothing to snuggle up in next to a roaring fire, and to brave the wilder weather. Luckily, Swedish textile designer Gudrun Sjödén has created a Winter Wonders range.

CLOSED | Win a Donut Pom Maker, plus pom pom tips

Mollie Makes and Pom Maker competition

We’ve got together with Pom Maker to give you the chance to win one of three Donut Pom Makers this Wool Week.

Wool Week day 7: Make a loom and learn to weave

Wool Week day 7: Make a loom and learn to weave

Add a riot of colour and texture to your walls this season with Holly Farrow’s weaving. Plus, make your own loom.

Mollie Makes issue 85 templates

Mollie Makes issue 85

Download the templates for our Christmas stocking, star cushion, kawaii decorations, advent calendar and swan hoop here: Mollie Makes issue 85 templates.

Issue 85…it’s here!

Mollie Makes issue 85

Issue 85 has hit newsstands and it’s packed with seasonal goodness. Now it’s October we can talk openly about Christmas and no longer have to whisper the word. This issue we’ve embraced all that is festive, from our kitsch Christmas stocking cover star, to a Scandi-style advent calendar, and kawaii Christmas decs.

Wool Week day 6: Knit fox slippers

Wool Week day 6: Knit fox slippers

Treat your feet to a pair of fox slippers with Louise Walker’s friendly woodland pals.

Correction: Play tent, Mollie Makes 83

Correction: Play tent in Mollie Makes 83

Correction for the play tent in issue 83. We’ve spotted an error in the play tent tutorial in Mollie Makes 83. The eighth bullet point in the materials section should read ‘4.4’ instead of ’14.4’. Sorry for the mistake.