Archive - October 2016

Happy Halloween!

It is safe to say Halloween is one of our favorite holiday's here at Mary Maxim. We have a building full of creative people and it is always such a fun time seeing what everyone puts together for costumes. This year did NOT disappoint; we had unicorns , vampires, gypsies, Zoolander, a "chain gang" and so many more. We hope you enjoy this peek...

National Pumpkin Day!

Nothing quite says Fall like the first sight of pumpkins popping up in stores. Did you know October 26th is National Pumpkin Day? We thought it would be fun to put together some of our favorite pumpkin items that we currently carry, so grab yourself a pumpkin spice latte and check out the items below!

Knit Mermaid Tail Throw

Our Knit Mermaid Tail Throw is finally here and we couldn’t be more excited! Our Crochet Mermaid Tail Throw has been a customer favorite since it was released, so we just knew we had to create a knit version. The Knit Mermaid Tail Throw is made using Starlette Yarn and will require a 32″ circular needle, size 10.5 (6.5 mm). This kit...

Super Scarves

It is time to bundle up; the season for sweaters, scarves and hats is here! The chilly air in the morning can send a shiver through you, but you can combat the cold with style and flare. Super Scarves are the big trend for Fall and Winter 2016; they are super long and super wide. They can wrap multiple times or hang across the body and will...

Crochet Christmas Tree Kit

We are excited to share with you our featured kit of the week! Our new Crocheted Christmas Tree kit is just the project you need for a fun holiday decoration. The kit comes with everything you need to make a 15″ tree to display, including the cone to support the crocheted piece, all the beads to embellish, and a star for the top. This...

Scrub It Yarn

Scrub It Yarn is one of the most unique yarns Mary Maxim has ever produced. Scrub It is made of 100% cotton and has a fringe on each edge, creating almost a terry cloth when finished. Our Scrub It yarn is perfect for kitchen and bath projects, and using one of the many books or patterns we have available will give you a ton of ideas for Christmas...

Breast Cancer Support

Did you know that Breast Cancer is the 2nd most common form of cancer in women? A staggering 1 in 8 women will end up with Breast Cancer at some point in their lives. October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, as pink items pop up in every store with the purpose of not only raising money to help fight this disease, but also to get conversations...

Pain Relief for Crafting

How often do you get so excited about a new project, or have a deadline for a gift, and you end up knitting or crocheting for literally hours on end? The next day you were most likely rewarded with stiff aching hands and shoulders. The longer you craft, the worse the inflammation and pain can become, and unfortunately sometimes gets to the point...