51 crochet Christmas decorations

crochet christmas decorations stocking

It’s nearly time to put up the tree, get the decs down from the attic and turn your home into a Christmassy wonderland. If you’re after a new handmade touch for your décor this year we’ve got just the thing – we’ve brought together 51 of our fave crochet Christmas decorations to make the ultimate festive… Continue reading

Crochet Christmas heart tutorial

crochet christmas heart

This crochet Christmas heart is our kind of version of a traditional gingerbread heart biscuit. It’s bringing to mind evenings spent wandering around a German market, wrapped up warm and sipping on something mulled, while we breathe in the sweet smells of the many food stalls. Bring a little of that magic into your home with this… Continue reading

How to make t-shirt yarn for knitting or crochet

How to make tshirt yarn - molliemakes.com

Transform a tee into chunky yarn for crochet or knitting with this super-quick tutorial from One Social Girl. You’ll be rolling in t-shirt yarn for years to come!

Free crochet pattern: chunky crochet storage tubs

We’ve got a free crochet basket pattern for you so that you can create your very own chunky storage tubs, to tidy up all those loose bits and bobs in your home. Remember, we also have more home decor DIY’s and patterns over on our Ravelry store and in our latest issue of Mollie Makes. And we… Continue reading

Colourful crochet mandala patterns

Stretch your crochet skills with our free crochet mandala patterns – we’ve got three for you to try!

Free crochet patterns: 16 ways with granny squares

How to use crochet granny squares - crochet granny square pocket from RedAgape

Get inspired for Granny Square Day 2019 with 16 must-hook makes.

10 practical ways to use t-shirt yarn

Ten t-shirt yarn projects you will want to make right away. Includes DIY crochet hexagon rugs, a clutch purse with fringing (love!) and two crochet storage tubs. Make your own t-shirt yarn to start on these projects now! Here’s how. If you’re after more crafty blog posts check out the below: 43 sustainable crafts 40 crochet… Continue reading

US crochet conversion chart

crochet hooks in a ball of yarn

Here at Mollie Makes we’ve got loads of #molliemakers from the US (hey if you’re reading!). We thought it was about time we uploaded a US crochet conversion chart so all our American makers can join in on the action. Keep reading for your UK to US crochet conversions. Once you’ve got your crochet terms down… Continue reading

How to crochet a bow tie

It’s Tutorial Tuesday and it’s time for a new how to! What about this crochet bow tie. Perfect for parties, weddings and special events, this adorable accessory will make any little boy look even cuter on the big day! Designed by Delia Randall of Delia Creates, it’s a lovely touch for birthdays and celebrations…
This free crochet bow tie pattern is perfect timing for spring or summer weddings… and it complements our free wedding supplement perfectly, don’t you think?

Bank holiday makes: 5 relaxing crafts

Crochet top by Nomad Stitches, pattern available in issue 106 of Mollie Makes. Bank holidays are a chance to relax and take some time off work. And what better way to do that than with crafts? We’ve chosen our top five relaxing crafts that will help boost your creativity and relax your mind. Still stuck… Continue reading