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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...

Mary Maxim New Items!

This week on our blog we are featuring a very special Sneak Peek of our Fall Catalog.  We picked a few, certainly not all, of our favorite new knit and crochet pieces.  The Fall Catalog is scheduled to be delivered to your mailboxes early next week.  For now you can shop our website and enjoy 20% off your entire purchase all weekend (ending May...

Must-Haves For Your Notions Bag

Notions Bag: Stitch markers- check Small sharp scissors- check Row counter- check Chocolate- check Crafting First Aid Ah, the notions bag also known as the first aid kit for crafters! We all have that “one” thing of ours that we just can’t do without. Some crafters need a plethora of tools, others need just their hooks or...

Mary Maxim Vintage Patterns – Five Free Pattern Download Friday

We are known for our vintage patterns. Handmade items crafted from Mary Maxim’s vintage designs can be seen all over Instagram and if you are lucky you may find a few items in a vintage resale shop. Our sweaters have adorned stars like Bob Hope and beauty queens like the former Miss Canada. This week for our last Five Free Pattern Download...