Category - How To & Tips

Learn to Crochet

Learn to crochet with our how-to video series. We use our Mary Maxim Quick yarn to give you a nice, easy to see stitch, and keep the videos short and sweet. You get to watch in “real time” and slow motion to help make learning to crochet fun and simple! The slip knot is the foundation to starting projects in knit or crochet. This video...

Ask Mary All Your Questions!

We are thrilled to launch #askmary to help solve all your crafting questions! Comment below with any burning questions you may have and we will tackle them through a tutorial on the blog or through a live feed on Facebook or Periscope.  Do you have a Mary Maxim pattern or kit specific question you need guidance with? We have free expert project...

Organize your yarn with these handy tools

We would like to protect our yarn from our home elements of animal hair, our own hair, dust, and whatever else might be floating around our houses. Proper yarn storage will help with this, and also help you keep your yarn and projects organized. You can use grocery bags, plastic zip top bags, reusable food storage containers, storage totes, and...

Cable Without a Cable Needle

Cables are one of the techniques in knitting that really elevate the look of your projects; people can’t help but admire the “magic” that you made with your very own hands. Cabling is actually quite a bit easier than it looks, but it can be even easier if you throw caution to the wind and try cabling WITHOUT your cable needle. It takes a...