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...

Welcome to Our New blog!

We are so excited to welcome you to our new Mary Maxim blog! Mary Maxim has been making their mark on the crafting community since 1954. We have tons in store for you, so keep watching here for: – how to videos and tutorials – early looks at new products – interviews with designers – behind the scenes at Mary Maxim –...

Organize your yarn with these handy tools

We would like to protect our yarn from our home elements of animal hair, our own hair, dust, and whatever else might be floating around our houses. Proper yarn storage will help with this, and also help you keep your yarn and projects organized. You can use grocery bags, plastic zip top bags, reusable food storage containers, storage totes, and...

Cable Without a Cable Needle

Cables are one of the techniques in knitting that really elevate the look of your projects; people can’t help but admire the “magic” that you made with your very own hands. Cabling is actually quite a bit easier than it looks, but it can be even easier if you throw caution to the wind and try cabling WITHOUT your cable needle. It takes a...