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Test: Crochet Slippers

When I bought Issue 19 of Mollie Makes, I immediately knew that I would test out my crochet skills and make the ‘Sunday Slippers’. I liked the way it only used crochet squares, making it easier for a beginner crocheter. Even though I followed all the instructions (which were very well set out and easy … Continue reading

Test: Christmas Projects

A quick Christmas update! Last week I quickly made up a tree skirt for my Grandma’s Christmas tree with a panel from Spotlight during their half price sale. Even though I had to piece the backing as I did not buy enough fabric, it turned out really well but its the design that makes it! … Continue reading

Test: Crochet Coasters

Issue 20’s free kit in Mollie Makes was the crochet coaster kit. I decided to test out my crochet skills and see how I went. As you can see, the first one I made was significantly larger than the second, as my tension was not as tight. I found this created a more wave like … Continue reading

Bunny Slippers!

I made a pair of these about a year ago and absolutely loved them. After my friend saw them, she loved them so much, that I decided to make another pair to give to her as a birthday present. To make the slippers, I went over to tiny owl knits and found the adorable pattern … Continue reading

Sheep Brooches

I am a massive fan of brooches and love sheep so I thought a couple of days ago to put the two together and the sheep brooch was created! The first type I made did not have a double layer of felt which did not make it as stable as the second version: The second … Continue reading

Knitted Keyrings

I bought this lovely knitting book a while ago from the amazing Sew and Tell in Berry and couldn’t wait to start making the adorable characters inside! To start off, I decided to make a practice one (as seen in the yellow) and found that the pattern was very simple and effective. I made my … Continue reading

Quick and Easy Cross-Stitch

The timber cross-stitch from Make-it is super fast and very easy to complete. It provides you with 6 different charts to choose from as well as an alphabet chart, providing a needle and enough thread to do any of the charts provided. In my kit, I chose the mushroom but instead, I could have completed … Continue reading