How to make a crochet coat hanger cover

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When you can crochet, there’s really no excuse for tatty coat hangers, when you can tart them up with a few simple stitches. These crochet hanger covers look great on display, and they protect delicate clothing. No snags on vintage blouses, and shoulders will keep their shape better too, so they’re practical as well as incredibly pretty. We’ve invited Kath Eastoe from Inverleith to share her free crochet pattern with you…

Tutorial Tuesday: felt ipad cover

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If you’re the proud owner of an ipad, a kindle or any type of smartphone, you’ll know even gadgets need a bit of tender loving care. And being as we love just about any kind of cosy here at Mollie Makes, how about this sweet and practical felt ipad cover, designed by Stefanie and Erin from Oh So Lovely Vintage. They’re co-hosting the blog today to show you how to make this felt gadget case. It’s the only way to accessorise your ipad, apart from a digital edition of Mollie Makes, that is…

Tutorial Tuesday: Felt coffee cosies

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We’ve seen a bundle (is that a good collective noun for these?) of our cover star tea cosies knitted up this month, but perhaps we can interest you in a little something different for your coffee? We couldn’t resist sharing this tutorial with you from our namesake, ‘Molly’s Sketchbook’ on The Purl Bee.

Materials
To make 16 felt cosies:
One fuscia felt bundle – available from Purl Soho or choose some colours from your local haberdashery
100% cotton thread