Category - Reviews

Treat Yourself to a Crafting Splurge

Today is the LAST DAY to take advantage of this amazing coupon.  Sometimes a great coupon hits your mailbox that you just have to use on a splurge-worthy item.  Below are 10 amazing must have craft items that you'll definitely want to use this coupon for!  Use the code THIRTYONE at checkout, not valid on club memberships or gift cards.  Never...

It’s Sweater Weather – Top 5 Mary Maxim Sweaters

The crisp air leads to guilty pleasures.  There is something special that happens when you cozy up on a cool fall day with a cup of coffee or tea, a hand-knit sweater, and a good book.  Sometimes we knitters and crocheters may even feel a little guilty for enjoying the same cold weather that forces our loved ones to wear their handmade hats and...

Must Have Gifts for Crafters

Most crafters don’t make projects for themselves.  Their time and their skill is given freely for the benefit of others.  With that in mind, we are posting a selection of the best gifts for the needle artist in mind.  These are tools and accessories that crafters may not have purchased for themselves but they have definitely drooled over.  

Maximum Value Yarn Review

Introducing Maximum Value Yarn   When conducting the Maximum Value Yarn Review, the first thing we noticed about Maximum Value Yarn is the weight of the skein. This skein is 450 yards of 100% Acrylic yarn, which measures to a weight of 8 ounces or 1/2 pound of yarn per skein. We had the pleasure of sitting down and talking with our own...

My Favorite Items

I have been asked several times what is my favorite crafting item, what can I not live without? My first response is yarn of course, but obviously, that is not the answer people are looking for. Is there a MUST HAVE, a “I can NOT live without this” product? Yes! It is the Knit Picks circular needle set. I was taught to knit on wooden...

Mary Maxim Aspen Yarn with New Patterns!

Here at Mary Maxim, we have been anxiously awaiting the new Aspen range since we first saw the samples months ago. We hope our customers are just as excited as us for this new release! When we are developing yarn, we get samples along the way and get a chance to knit and crochet with them and make tweaks until we feel they are where we want them...