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

Tunisian crochet and cross stitch clutch tutorial

Tunisian crochet clutch tutorial

Inject some vibrancy into your outfits with these statement clutches. The basic pouch is created using Tunisian crochet which is a technique that combines knitting and crochet. The key difference between Tunisian crochet and normal crochet is that you keep more stitches on your crochet hook, just like you do in knitting. Our pals over at… Continue reading

Free desktop wallpaper: January calendar

Studio Binky free iPad wallpaper -Mollie Makes

Download your free phone wallpaper, sweet treats desktop calendar and yummy tablet background by Thoughts Make Things (formally Studio Binky). Then you can match your gadgets with your 8 exclusive-to-us pull-out papers which were in Mollie Makes 49!

6 rug hooking tips for beginners

Choose the right yarn for rug hooking (needle punching) — a three-ply wool rug yarn is the ideal choice as it's hard-wearing

Sure, we’ve got our craft staples (shout out to knitting, sewing and crochet) but we’re always on the lookout for the latest craft trend too. Say hello to rug hooking, in all of its bold, textured glory.

Free knitting patterns: How to make welly warmers

How to make welly warmers and warmers | Mollie Makes

One of the things we love most about winter style is when our woolly socks peek out over our boots. For knitting week we’re not wasting any time knitting the rest of the sock – we’re just making welly warmers.

Knitting Patterns Collection

Wool Week day one: Knit a Scandi mug cosy

Looking for a new knitting pattern or weekend knitting project? Well look no further, we have the ultimate collection of projects and patterns below. For more knitting projects every month, subscribe to Mollie Makes and then share your makes with us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter! Knit glove patterns Easy mittens knitting pattern Knitted wrist warmers pattern Knit cloud wrist warmers Scarf knitting patterns Chunky cowl knitting… Continue reading

Sewing patterns collection

We’ve got all the sewing patterns you could ever want in this collection. Fashion, interior and decorative projects, plus tips, interviews and books – there’s something for everyone. If you have a go at any of these sewing projects tag us in a picture using #molliemakers on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. For even more projects and inspiration… Continue reading

33 five minute crafts

Make your own watercolour clock

If you need more creative projects in your life then you need our selection of five minute crafts. These quick projects are ideal for you to take on your commute, your holidays or just make one evening when you want to relax. We’ve gathered a whole bunch of different crafts for you to have a go at, everything from… Continue reading

The Anatomy of a Weaving Loom

Artist and maker Natalie Novak of Combed Thunder shares her top weaving tips and takes us through the anatomy of a weaving loom IG-style