Easter crafts: Crochet bunny bunting

Crochet a row of Laura Maxell’s bunnies for a baby’s room or Easter display…

Easter crafts: How to make crochet eggs

Mix up the texture in your Easter egg bundle by adding a few crochet versions in bright candy colours. They’re a cinch to hook up – show us yours using #molliemakers. 

Easter crafts: How to make a floral wreath

Channel your inner florist and make this gorgeous floral Easter wreath in time for the long weekend. Little ones can lend a helping hand by foraging for blooms and foliage in your back garden. Show them how to make the posies while you do the wire work and final touches. Don’t forget to show us your makes using #molliemakers.

Giant donut crochet pattern

Go jumbo with our GIANT donut crochet pattern by Paula Risanto. This magnificent ring of two-toned goodness will put your ripple stitch cushions to shame. If you’re au fait with whipping up stacks of granny squares then this pattern will be a piece of cake! With only two crochet stitches to master (double crochet and slip stitch) beginners can… Continue reading

5 tips for fostering creativity in children

Paper cutter and mum of two, Emily Hogarth shares her top five tips for encouraging children’s crafty creativity, plus four inexpensive kids craft ideas to try.

Cute biscuit crochet pattern*

Enjoy a tea and crochet break with Emma Lyons’ yarny treats, in association with Tick Tock Tea

Crafts for kids: Craft ideas for toddlers to tweens

As Mollie contrib, Olivia Gordon notes in Mollie Makes 64 that crafting with children can often be rather dramatic! Aside from making sure paint stays on the paper (instead of the walls, the carpet, or in little mouths), crafting with younguns can sometimes feel like herding cats. Someone usually ends up in tears (and more often than… Continue reading

How to make Jammie Dodgers biscuits

Take time out with a cuppa and your felt stash to bake up Jammie Dodgers felt biscuits by Ouissi Gresty.

What’s your amigurumi spirit animal?

Take our just-for-fun craft quiz and discover your inner crochet creature…