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Crochet bear pattern

People of all ages adore teddies. And that’s why we’ve got a number of fabulous patterns for crafting cute and cuddly bears. If you want to make a gift for…

Mel and Sue have been hosting The Great British Bake Off since 2010

Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins have undoubtedly become one of the nation’s best-loved presenting duos over the years. Currently appearing on BBC’s The Great British Bake Off, the pair never…

Clinical trials

Medical advances rely on high-quality research to find new or more effective treatments, or abandon old ones. More than 600,000 of us took part in clinical NHS research in 2014,…

Celebrity Deaths 2015

We are always left feeling emotional when news of a star passing breaks. In 2015, there have been a number of celebrity deaths from chart-topping pop icons to award-winning film…

Three crochet colourful owls to make designed by Louise Watling

Home made owls make wonderful toys or decorations for the home. And on The Knitting Network right now, there’s a charming owl family knitting pattern and a crochet pattern for…

Instead of popping to the pet shop to buy a Christmas present, treat your beloved hound to a gift they’ll really adore One of the things we love most about…

Remember that toy dog you loved so much as a child? Here’s how to make one with a distinctively vintage feel – the perfect present To make Donald the dachshund,…

Sheep toy knitting pattern

We’re firm believers that you’re never to old to appreciate just how wonderful cuddly toys really are. After all, can anything help stir up happy childhood memories quite like them?…

You Make: Knitted toys and crochet animals

It’s certainly safe to say that Woman’s Weekly readers love animals. We have been sent so many adorable snaps of your homemade creatures that we just couldn’t resist collating them…

Travel Wallet

Need a new wallet to pop your cards and train tickets into? We suggest getting crafting and making your own in a sophisticated vintage style. To make your travel wallet…

Fun ways to wrap gifts

You will need: ✤ Selection of wrapping papers ✤ Brown paper ✤ Jute drawstring bag ✤ Baker’s twine ✤ Brown string ✤ Bells ✤ Selection of ribbons – plain, gingham…

Susan Hill in an Oxfordshire bookshop in 2010

Susan Hill is known for penning successful fiction and non-fiction books. Her most famous works include The Mist In The Mirror and The Woman In Black, a ghost story that…

Fay Weldon is snapped at home in 2015

Fay Weldon has enjoyed a busy career already spanning 50 years. The author has written 34 novels, 5 plays, a number of TV dramas and 5 collections of short stories.…

Writer Jodi Picoult was awarded the New England Bookseller Award for fiction in 2003 ©PA

Jodi Picoult has enjoyed a very successful writing career and is famous for penning books including My Sister’s Keeper, Handle With Care and House Rules. Her novels Nineteen Minutes and…

Best grey hair: Short and long styles

Grey hair needs special care to keep it looking its best but with the right cut, it’s extremely elegant. We’ve created a round-up of the best short and long styles…

Brendan Cole bags an invite to Lorraine's High Street Fashion Awards 2014 ©PA

Brendan Cole is best known as one of the professionals on BBC show Strictly Come Dancing. He’s also been a guest judge on Britain’s Next Top Model, represented the UK…