Archive - January 2017

Super Bowl Projects

The Super Bowl is right around the corner but there is still time to whip yourself up a few accessories to show your team spirit for the big game! We have put together a few quick projects that can be made using Mary Maxim Starlette or Red Heart Team Spirit. If you are rooting for the New England Patriots we would suggest Starlette in Navy, Red...

Mary Maxim Fresh Yarn

Mary Maxim Fresh is a 100% acrylic yarn with the feel and look of cotton. Fresh is available in 8 solid colors and 3 variegated colors, which blend perfectly with the solids. This yarn is considered a DK weight with the suggested needle size of 6 (4.0 mm). Being machine wash and dry-able makes Fresh an excellent choice for baby and child...

The Classic Ripple Blanket

The Ripple Afghan is a classic pattern that has been made for decades by both knitters and crocheters alike. We are sure that you, like many of us, remember the 1970’s Ripple with orange, brown and cream. Now, they are being redesigned with more modern colors and more stitch detail. We have many Ripple patterns here at Mary Maxim, ranging...

Macy’s Lookalike Fashion

While browsing this shopping season, we noticed that there were a lot of styles and textures similar to our sweater kits. We wanted to see how well we could match our sweaters to trending items from Macy’s department store. Nothing beats the satisfaction of someone asking where you bought your cute sweater and being able to say, “I...

Messy Bun Hat Pattern

  The Messy Bun Hats are sweeping across all social media feeds and can be seen everywhere. Here are 2 free patterns for you to enjoy for crocheted versions using 2 different Mary Maxim yarns.  Hop on this trend by making your own Messy Bun Hat in no time!