Category - Inspiration

Color of the Month

Sometimes it is hard to pick colors. We are always questioning ourselves. Does this go together? How do you think it will look? We thought that we would take the guess work out of it for you. We have picked a set of colors and even named them!! Eastside Beach Using our Starlette yarn, we have picked 5 colors that would look great with almost 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...

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...

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...