Author - Kendra Sagash

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!

Last Minute Christmas Gifts!!

Christmas is right around the corner and the time to make a great gift is running out. Don’t worry, we have several ready-made solutions for you! Also, if you order by December 14th you can have it in time to wrap and get it under the tree! For the craft lover in your life, we always recommend a Virtual Gift Card. You determine how much you...

The Cat Craze!

Cats are now on the trend. An estimated 79.7 million households in the U.S. own cats, they are a well-loved animal because each of them have their own personalities and unique attributes. They are fantastic companions and love to cuddle. Cats are so well loved that they are making their mark in the craft world. Here at Mary Maxim, we carry...

Step Above Sock Yarn

The A Step Above yarn is a sock yarn that is 100% superwash wool. It comes in wonderful natural colorsways along with a wide gradient color variation and has a smooth transition. With that, it is also one of our softest sock yarns. With this yarn, don't limit yourself to making just socks. It is also perfect for making hats, scarves, and...

Wins/Losses Scarf

The baseball season has come to an end, and the Chicago Cubs won the World Series. My team the Detroit Tigers did not make it to the play-offs but I was able to make this wonderful scarf to show off this seasons triumphs and defeats. If you missed it, here is the original post with the scarf pattern. We had such a great time doing this as a group...

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...