Buyer's guide: super chunky yarn

Super chunky yarn

Super chunky yarn can be tricky to get hold of, but our buyer’s guide should help you track down the elusive mega wool

Monday moodboard: Wool

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It’s Wool Week! A warm and woolly Monday moodboard awaits you…

Event: Yarndale

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Introducing a brand new creative festival for yarn-loving crafters…

Wool week

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It’s National Wool Week! So, to celebrate this, we’ve rustled up an extra-cosy moodboard to feast your eyes upon

Lionheart Project & the NoHo knitters


Calling all knitters in the Northampton area! Why not get involved with Noho’s secret knitters? A group of underground guerilla knitters are clicking frantically to create knitted, crocheted and felted art to yarn bomb Northampton for a special woolly week in July. The yarn bombing is timed to celebrate and coincide with Shauna Richardson’s crocheted Lionheart sculptures which will be visiting the town from 11th – 19th…

How to needle felt: bunch of cherries


It’s Tutorial Tuesday! Have you tried felting yet? Maybe you’ve seen our how to felt guide in issue 13 of Mollie Makes to make the felted doglets? If you’re new to felting and you’d like to practise before launching into Gretel Parker’s adorable felted dogs, this guide to making felt cherries by Katherine Jalaty of Making Chicken Salad is the perfect beginner’s felting project…

Tutorial Tuesday: Knitted advent


We know it’s December 6th already, but this was just too cute to miss. Belinda Boaden’s knitted advent calendar is so sweet – we can’t think of a better way to use up leftover yarn. And you could just knit the 12 days of Christmas if you’re mega-busy already…