Category - Inspiration

Lookalike Fashion

Jessica Simpson is a trend setter for young women and active moms. She has done everything from singing, starring in movies to creating her own line of shoes, clothing, and accessories and even has a maternity line. Wouldn’t you love to replicate her style? Jessica is seen here wearing a beige turtleneck style poncho. We have poncho kit to...

What I Wish I Knew

I have knit for as far back as I can remember. When I learned to knit, I learned on my grandma’s aluminum Boye knitting needles.  I always loved to walk in her house and hear the clicking of her working on whatever project she was in the midst of. I would go in her yarn closet and stick my head in the many, many pink Mary Maxim bags of yarn...

Celebrity Lookalike Fashion

For many years we have looked to celebrities and well-known artists to see what trends to follow or the newest style of clothes to wear. There is even television make-over shows that help your everyday gal or guy get a similar look of celebrities. They show them how to do it for a fraction of the cost of the high-end items celebrities or models...

Mary Maxim Prism Yarn

Mary Maxim Prism is a favorite yarn here at Mary Maxim, and for good reason; the 12 colors are amazing and the feel and texture is unlike our other yarns. Prism is hand dipped, which gives it it’s extra vibrant color. Prism is a DK/ sport weight yarn that is spun loosely to give the feel of a hand spun yarn and creates thick and thin areas...

Little Pink Dress

For almost 60 years our Mary Maxim retail store, which is attached to our U.S. offices in Port Huron, Michigan, has been known for our iconic pink bags; if you saw people with these bags you KNEW where they had been shopping. When we had a new store opening in London, Ontario we began thinking of a unique statement piece that we could feature...

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Spring is finally here, and that also means baseball season is back! Are you a fan of baseball or have a family member that loves a certain team? Several staff members here at Mary Maxim are jumping on board to do a knit and crochet along for a wins-losses scarf for each of our favorite teams and we want you to join along! We will be sharing our...

Crochet Hero! Helping Through Stitching.

We would like to introduce to you a crochet hero, Gay Hutson of Arizona. Gay is 82 and has been crocheting since she was 7 years old. For the past 15 years Gay has been crocheting for local charities, enlisting the help of her neighbors and community to help her with whatever they can. Gay belongs to her local VFW hall and through them she got...