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Christmas Countdown – Day 12 – GoodKnit Kisses Free Pattern

Are you ready for a fantastic Christmas Countdown? Each day we are releasing a free pattern from Mary Maxim. It’s ONLY Free for 24 Hours! We are also introducing you to many talented artisans, check back to previous posts and visit some of our favorite independent designers.  Today we have a very special artisan who is featuring a Knit...

Christmas Countdown – Day 10 – Plastic Canvas FREE PATTERN

Are you ready for a fantastic Christmas Countdown? Each day we are releasing a free pattern from Mary Maxim. It’s ONLY Free for 24 Hours!  We have a special treat today with another BONUS 24 Hour FREE PATTERN. We are also introducing you to many talented artisans, check back to previous posts and visit some of our favorite independent...

Christmas Countdown – Day 8 – Christmas Home Decor Free Pattern

Are you ready for a fantastic Christmas Countdown? Each day we are releasing a free pattern from Mary Maxim. It’s ONLY Free for 24 Hours!  We have a special treat today with another BONUS 24 Hour FREE PATTERN. We are also introducing you to many talented artisans, check back to previous posts and visit some of our favorite independent...

Christmas Countdown – Day 7 – Free Patterns for Baby

Are you ready for a fantastic Christmas Countdown? Each day we are releasing a free pattern from Mary Maxim. It’s ONLY Free for 24 Hours!  We have a special treat today with another BONUS 24 Hour FREE PATTERN. We are also introducing you to many talented artisans, check back to previous posts and visit some of our favorite independent...

Homemade Gifts for the Holidays

homemade holiday gifts

The holidays are a time for cheer, family get-togethers and festive activities — but they are also a time when shoppers frantically rush to stores, wait for hours in line and spend a large amount of money on mass-produced gifts. Homemade gifts for the holidays are on the rise again, even in the midst of the trend of store-bought gifts. According...

10 Must-Make Holiday Crafts

The air is brisk and frosty, the carols are playing in the grocery store aisles and the glowing silhouettes of trees are lighting up each window in the neighborhood. The holiday season is back in full swing, and you’re ready to show your holiday spirit in any way you can. When it comes to spreading good cheer, there’s no better way to...

I Love Dk Yarn, and Other Light Weight Yarns

Today for I Love Yarn Week we celebrate Light Weight Yarns.  There is so much variety in our lightweight yarn selection.  We have recently added Amigurumi and Dishcloth to the Mary Maxim line of yarns.  Lightweight yarns are our favorites to design sweaters with.  Knitting with size 3 lightweight yarn typically gives the garment a better...