Author - Heather Mango

New Spring Craft Items 2017

Our Annual Sale catalog hits homes this week and we wanted to share just a few of our favorite new items with you! There are MANY more in the catalog and on our website so don’t forget to look at www.marymaxim.com to see everything we have new and all the items that are now on sale. The Chickadee Ensemble  is a fresh breath of Spring! This...

Valentine’s Pattern Round Up

Valentine's Day is tomorrow and love is in the air! We have put together 10 patterns we offer that are sure to let the recipient know you care about them any time of the year! We hope you like them! Be sure to share with anyone you think would enjoy any of these patterns.  Have A Heart Shawl Heart Crochet Pattern Loving...

Couture Jazz

The trend of “big” yarn looks like it is here to stay! Crafters all over are loving the ability to work up a project in no time using these big puffy yarns and a huge needle, hook or even their arms. We are excited to bring you Couture Jazz from Premier Yarns! Couture Jazz is a very unique yarn; when you look closely, it is actually a...

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...

Messy Bun Hat Tutorial

Messy Bun hats are the hot crafting trend of the winter season. They are everywhere and everyone is coming out with patterns. There is a way to take just about any hat pattern and turn it into a bun hat! The easiest way would be to start from the bottom up and just stop when you have enough space for your bun. Today we will explain how to use...

#OneLessInNeed

This holiday season we wanted to use our crafting gift for good and truly encourage others to do the same. In the U.S. at any given time there are over 500,000 homeless individuals. As we come into our coldest months, we feel like it only makes sense to do what we can with what we have to help as many people as possible. We want to spread the word...