Knitted glass sculptures by Caroline Milne

Caroline Milne knitting glass sculpture 3 | Mollie Makes

These knitted glass sculptures by Caroline Milne have us spellbound. We love the way she’s designed a craft mashup fusing together the soft, hard-wearing nature of knits and glossy, breakable make-up of glass – it’s handmade sorcery of the grandest kind! Caroline invented knitted glass a while back and if you’re a glass maker, or… Continue reading

Free Wool Week wallpaper for your gadgets

Free iPad wallpaper Wool Week | Mollie Makes

Meet Purl, a knitting superhero designed by Irena Sophia. Download our free wallpaper inspired by Wool Week for your mobiles and tablets

Knits for kids: gift ideas for tiny tots

Free knitting patterns for babies | Mollie Makes

Not only are our personal project lists growing, the family’s expanding too! And there’s more good news: teeny tiny jumpers and hats are way quicker to make than adult knits! Knitting garments can be a mammoth undertaking, yet the satisfaction of completing something you started months ago is so rewarding we continue to add gigantor projects… Continue reading

Matching knitwear for the whole family

Crochet shorts for friends | Mollie Makes

There’s something both bizarro and head-tiltingly sweet about the world of matching family outfits. While we’re not keen on co-ordinating with our partners (a tie to match the dress is about as far as we’ll go) the thought of parading around in matching knits tickles us. Imagine the whole family rigged out in these bobble hats or a… Continue reading

Campaign for Wool 2014 | UK Wool Week

Interiors Collection | Wool Week

Happy Wool Week, makers. Let’s support The Campaign for Wool by giving all that’s yarny the spotlight. Join us for a week of knits you can wear, decorate with and make from 6-12 October

Virtual Knitting: As simple as pressing spacebar

Knitting Simulator game

Knitting + #makeymakey = the Knitting Simulator 2014. You might not consider yourself a Gamer, but what if the Knitting Simulator 2014 made its way onto a games console near you? At this year’s Dames Making Games‘ Julivewire Game Jam in Toronto, Kara Stone and Gabby DaRienzo created the Knitting Simulator 2014. This crafty game is created using… Continue reading

How to host a Mad Knitter’s tea party

Knitted cowl in Mollie Makes 44

Mad about knitting? Size up these top tips for throwing a spectacular Mad Knitter’s party “If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn’t. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn’t be. And what it wouldn’t be, it would. You… Continue reading

Mollie Makes issue 44 out now

Mollie Makes 44

Hooray! Mollie Makes issue 44 is on sale now! Make honeycomb tissue poms, DIY travel journals, strawberry cocktails, a boho knitted clutch and more. Plus, get TWO free gifts this issue. Read on to find out what they are…

Free knitting patterns: How to make a washcloth

Mollie Makes free knitting pattern - knitted washcloth pinterest

Add a touch of handmade to your beauty regime with our free knitting patterns. Use up the last of your favourite yarn to make a stack of simple knitted washcloths

Party ideas: A crafternoon tea

Crafternoon tea party

Inspired by the cover of Mollie Makes 42 (featuring the most gorgeous of all knitted tea cosies) we’re planning an afternoon of craft delights. Here’s a look at our top picks and party ideas, plus free tutorials to make to share with your guests!