How to decorate tea towels with crochet edging*

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Make household chores more enticing with Ayda Algin’s crochet tea towel trims, in association with Tick Tock Tea

Amigurumi monster: Medusa crochet doll pattern

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Revlie Schuit’s exclusive Gorgon amigurumi will make your heart melt, rather than turn to stone. A cute take on Medusa-like snakes! This is a Halloween pattern we’re not scared to try. Our girly Gorgon holds one tiny monster but, of course, you can create as many little creatures as you like – she could have a… Continue reading

Mollie Makes meets Trevor Smith

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Crochet king Trevor Smith on the inspiration behind is amazingly unique tea cosies

Stitch it Forward on Yarn Day

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The sixth annual I LOVE YARN DAY will take place Saturday, October 15th and to celebrate the yarn industry will come together for another year of “stitching it forward” and spreading the love of yarn world-wide. Fiber fans across the globe are encouraged to share their affection for yarn and stitch it forward by teaching… Continue reading

Christmas Stocking Appeal

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UK Hand Knitting launches Christmas Stocking Appeal for National Knitting Week, 3 – 9 October.

Mollie Makes meets The Merino Mermaid

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We catch up with Kelly Browning of The Merino Mermaid to find how she creates her hand dyed and spun sea-inspired yarns

Slow crafts to teach you patience

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When the pace and stresses of life get too much there’s nothing like taking some time out to make to clear your head and refocus your energy. The slow craft movement celebrates projects from sewing to woodwork. Traditional techniques you can get lost in for hours. We’ve rounded up five ‘slow crafts’ that will teach you… Continue reading

5 cocktail and craft combos for the weekend

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Hooray for another sunny start to the weekend – long may it continue! With a summer chockfull of perfect weather (fingers crossed) we’re looking forward to Craft and Cocktail parties enjoying late afternoons of making and mingling in the sunshine. Rose infused cocktail and handmade wallhangings, anyone? What about watermelon mojitos and fruit-shaped cushions? Pick… Continue reading

Mollie Makes issue 67, out now!

Mollie Makes issue 67

Hooray for summer and all the imaginative, bright and irresistible craft projects that come with it. This month, break out your brightest yarns and fabrics to add some colour to this issue’s new-season makes. Come and take a look inside… 

26 hashtags to follow if you love to crochet

Hashtags for Crafters: 26 hashtags to follow if you love to crochet

From the humble granny square to kawaii amigurumi, crochet comes in many forms. The best way to find the type that’s right for you, or to connect with likeminded makers, is with these popular hashtags for crafters who crochet. Fire up your imagination and get hooked on these popular hashtags…