The Crush Catalogue: Wall Hangings

Crushing on wall hangings? Us too! We’ve gathered top buys and DIYs from around the web including scalloped wooden numbers, miniature wall hangings, painted gem designs and more. Take a look…

DIY super styling yarn tassels

These easy, versatile yarn tassels can be used for everything from styling events to sprucing up your gift wrapping

DIY weaving: How to make a tassel wall hanging

This woven ombré wall hanging by Alex Dao is the only January blues we’re allowing right now… Woven wall hangings are a great way of bringing loads of colour and texture to any space. They’re not too precious to be touched, and add an instant element of modern cosy wherever you hang them. And thanks… Continue reading

Colourful crochet mandala patterns

Stretch your crochet skills with our crochet mandala patterns – three to try!

Chunky cowl knitting pattern

Stay cosy with Cristin Greenlee’s simple knitted cowl pattern. This winter, layer up in bold and cosy knits like the super-soft and bulky knitted cowl. Last-minute gift makers can stitch it up really quickly, ready to wrap by the end of today, simply by combining chunky yarn and large needles. Wear it over your head… Continue reading

The Handmade Fair pick of the week: LoveKnitting

We talk to LoveKnitting, one of Kirstie Allsopp’s favourites at Handmade Fair this year. LoveKnitting, and its new sister site, LoveCrochet, are online worlds dedicated to knitting and crochet. The website boasts over 40,000 patterns to inspire you and a range of over 1,500 yarns, needles, hooks and accessories to help make that project a reality. Jenni manages… Continue reading

Buyer’s guide: Chunky yarn

The best thing about chunky yarn is that knitting and crochet projects grow fast – excellent news for those of us who have a list as long as our arm of things we’d like to make, today. What’s more, chunky yarn is choice fibre for whipping up something cosy such as winter scarves, jumpers and… Continue reading

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.

How to jazz up a DIY backpack

What happens when team Mollie get their mitts on a Wool and the Gang‘s Jackson DIY Backpack? It gets Mollie-fied! In this easy-to-follow tutorial, digital editor, Nina Camacho shows you how to put a pom (and tassels) on it. Here’s how…

Mollie Makes takeover guest: Wool and the Gang

Wool and The Gang joins Mollie Makes for a Pinterest and Instagram takeover, 16 – 19 July