Easy mittens knitting pattern

Brighten up your winter with these cute colour block mittens. Personalise your mitts by embroidering winter florals on the cuffs. New to knitting? Try our quick and easy knitting project for beginners.

Beat the chills – knitted wrist warmers pattern

Winter knitted wrist warmers pattern and instructions

If we can’t jet off to some snowy mountain peaks this winter, we can at least knit our own. There’s something of the après ski feel to these fun, knitted wrist warmers – we’re picturing ourselves wearing them while sat in a wooden alpine chalet, sipping on eggnog and eating Christmas biscuits.  They were kindly designed… Continue reading

Meet the indie dyers creating their own yarns and fabrics

Devon Sun Yarns Rainbow Skeins

Looking for new hues to your yarn stash? Get on board with the latest DIY (dye it yourself) trend, or check out the amazing ranges created by indie yarn businesses across the UK.

Mollie Makes meets The Wool Kitchen

The Wool Kitchen Helen Reed

Indie dyer Helen Reed shares how she swapped careers to start The Wool Kitchen from her kitchen sink, filling her life with colour and lustworthy yarns…

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.

Mollie Makes meets I Heart Threads Co

Keighly Hearty and Murphy - I Heart Threads Co

Knitwear designer Keighly Hearty tells us why we should ditch fast fashion and buy cruelty-free products.

November craft workshops and creative events

If you’re anything like us, you’ll be filling the run-up to Christmas with festive crafting. We’ve rounded up our pick of craft workshops and creative events in November to help you with your seasonal makes. script async defer data-pin-hover=”true” data-pin-tall=”true” data-pin-round=”true” src=”//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.js”>

Wool Week Unusual Workspace: TOFT UK’s alpaca farm

Toft Alpaca Farm - Alpacas

We have to confess that we have a bit of a soft spot when it comes to alpacas (just look at their fluffy faces). So we jumped at the chance to tour TOFT UK’s alpaca farm with founder Kerry Lord this Wool Week. Kerry grew up on her family’s alpaca stud farm in the picturesque Warwickshire countryside,… Continue reading

Monthly hashtag round-up: September

#waketomake by @nibyniebo_

This month’s best photo challenges and hashtags to inspire your social media…

Mollie Makes meets Gregoria Fibers

Gregoria Fibers - Anna Castillo Martinez

Indie dyer Anna Castillo Martinez of Gregoria Fibers reveals how nature inspires her luxury yarns…