Author - Heather Mango

Free Pattern Friday!

This Friday we are bringing you 5 free patterns that were generously designed by some wonderful ladies. We sent these talented women some yarns to try and they made them into some gorgeous items. Thank you to Kim Guzman, Rhondda Mol of Oombawka Design, and Ira Rott for taking the time to try our yarn and design these awesome free patterns! Kim...

Crochet Along- Final Week!

15 weeks have come and gone and we hope that you have had a great time participating. This final week we have 1 square left for you, our joining instructions and a suggested placement chart. We would love to see your assembled blankets on social media using #marymaximcal!   Square 42 Chain 27 loosely. Row 1: Dc in 8th ch from hook, dc in...

New Fall 2017 Items!

Our Fall 2017 Catalog is hitting homes this week and we are excited to share some new products with you. From new yarns to a wide variety of new knit and crochet kits, we have something that is sure to excite any crafter. Mary Maxim Marvelous Chunky is a gorgeous bulky weight yarn available in 6 rich colors and works up fast on a size 10 needle...

Crochet- Along (Week 13)

With this weekend being a holiday weekend, Week 13 is our 2nd “make up” week and week to work on edgings on your completed squares. You can see the post on how to do this here. We hope you have a safe Memorial Day weekend and we will see you back here next Friday to start wrapping up our squares! We are so close to the end, any...

New Crafting Videos

We are excited to bring you a new “style” of video featuring what comes in the kits and products we carry! These have been so fun to work on and we hope that you enjoy them. Our goal is to give you a quick glimpse not only at the materials that come with the different types of craft kits we carry, but also to show you a “sped...

Diamond Dotz

Are you in the market for a new craft or hobby but overwhelmed with the thought getting started and learning a whole new craft? Look no further than Diamond Dotz! Diamond Dotz make it easy to enjoy a fun new craft without the stress of tracking down all of the supplies or learning a bunch of new techniques. Check out this video to see what they...

Knit and Crochet Design Contest 2017

Have you ever created a pattern of your own out of knit or crochet? Now is the perfect time to show the world and enter our Knit and Crochet Design contest! Winners not only receive a cash prize, but they become published designers in our catalog and on our website.  We judge on four categories: Knit Afghan, Crochet Afghan, Baby Blanket (knit...

Spring Puzzles

With warmer weather comes a whole new list of activities that need to be done. Puzzles are a fantastic way to unwind and escape with your family even if it is just for a few minutes a night, or when a rainy spring day hits. Family members of any age can help participate in putting together a puzzle that will bring satisfaction and fun to everyone...

National Craft Month

National Craft Month was started in 1994 by the National Craft and Hobby Association. It was designed to help people rediscover the joys and benefits of crafting in all of its many forms. Aside from all of our Knit and Crochet items, we wanted to tell you about some of the other types of craft items we carry at Mary Maxim. We encourage you to...

New Downloadable Patterns

Mary Maxim is so excited to be able to now provide patterns from Independent Designers! We love being able to offer a wider variety of designs to our customers and introducing them to designers they may not have otherwise be introduced to. This Owl Cocoon  would make a great gift for a new parent. The pattern provides 3 sizes and is made using a...