Correction: Mini pinny knitting pattern, issue 71

Pinafore Dress Knitting Pattern

We’ve realised that the final part of the pinafore dress pattern by Monica Russel in issue 71 is missing from the magazine – we’re sorry about that! You can find everything you need to complete the design here – just follow the pattern inside the issue, then move on to the missing instructions below to finish… Continue reading

October craft workshops and creative events


Get a head start on this year’s festive season with our pick of October craft workshops in the UK. Make your own glass beads, stitch a contemporary embroidered artwork, learn to block print fabric or attend The Knitting & Stitching Show – a Mollie favourite! Running a workshop of your own? Tell us more at molliemakes[at]

Mollie Makes meets Jenny Blair

Jenny Blair

Bloom and Sew’s Jenny Blair on how she creates her modern stitching kits and finds inspiration in nature…

Retro bauble Christmas decorations

Retro bauble Christmas tree decorations ideas- Mollie Makes

Bought your copy of Mollie Makes 71 in Australia? Begin the countdown to festive traditions and treasured decorations with our easy-stitch retro bauble decoration tutorial. Samantha Stas shows you how…

The Crush Catalogue: Swans


They can break your arm (or so the rumour goes) and these birds enjoy royal protection, dontcha know? No surprise – there’s just something so elegant and regal about swans. Get in a flap over our pick of scarves and other wardrobe essentials, plus a couple of pretty, whimsical interior touches fit for a Queen. 

Win a workshop with Lia Griffith

Lia Griffith crepe paper wreath

We’re super excited that US papercrafting sensation Lia Griffith is coming to Bristol at the end of the month – and hosting an exclusive workshop with Mollie Makes to celebrate the launch of her brand new extra-fine crepe paper collection. 

How to make felt pinecones decorations for Christmas

How to make felt pinecones decorations - Mollie Makes

Hang Suzonne Stirling’s felted beauties from a tree or shelf, or gather them in pretty bowls

How to make an anchor purse

How to sew a purse and embellish with embroidery - Mollie Makes

Bought your copy of Mollie Makes 71 in ASDA? Embroider and sew Jenny Hart’s exclusive Sublime Stitching anchor motif into a coastal-cool keepsake. Find the templates and instructions for how to make your own tattoo-inspired anchor purse below.

How to knit Fair Isle mug cosies

Projects shot in the studio

Download the Fair Isle knitting pattern chart here for Mollie Makes 71

Mollie Makes issue 71, out now!

Mollie Makes 71 with Christmas topper craft kit and

The nights are drawing in, there’s the hint of a chill in the air and we’re staring to think about (whisper it) Christmas. Get into the festive spirit with a festive woodland papercut, try appliqué with our bright Christmas present sacks or make a thoughtful gift with a Nordic-inspired quilt. Plus, find everything you need to make a… Continue reading