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

Video tutorial: How to make a rag rug

How to make your own rug video tutorial | Ragged Rug - get a kit from RaggedLife on Etsy

Rag rugging is an age-old British craft that is increasingly being taken up by creatives. Watch this DIY rug how-to and make your own with Ragged Life…

What to do with leftover yarn: Leftover yarn projects

Having a craft cupboard clear-out? Then you’ll need a few ideas for leftover yarn projects

Crafty hangover cures

crafty hangover cures

It’s the morning after the night before. How’s your head? Never fear, Mollie Makes is here with four crafty hangover cures to make you feel right as rain

Cool chunky yarn

Mollie Makes selects cool yarn for Wool Week

As it’s Wool Week, we thought a little round-up of cool chunky yarn might just be in order