Wins/Losses Scarf

The baseball season has come to an end, and the Chicago Cubs won the World Series. My team the Detroit Tigers did not make it to the play-offs but I was able to make this wonderful scarf to show off this seasons triumphs and defeats. If you missed it, here is the original post with the scarf pattern. We had such a great time doing this as a group...

Who is Mary? Our Kit Department!

Since we opened in 1956, Mary Maxim has been known for our exclusive yarn, plastic canvas and craft kits. It takes a special team of people to put these kits together and ensure that every one of them is accurate. Many people don’t realize this, but every single kit and order that leaves Mary Maxim is packed by an individual and not a...

Free Pattern Friday- Cozy Blankets!

As the days get colder, there is nothing more comforting than wrapping up in a handmade blanket. But as we all know, these can take quite awhile to make, but we have a solution. Today we are sharing 2 free patterns that will be able to be finished in a flash using Bernat Softee Chunky yarn.  Softee Chunky works up in no time, giving you a soft...

Celebrity Lookalike Sweaters

Here is another edition of Celebrity Lookalike Sweaters! This time we looked for musicians who have worn sweaters we had similar patterns for and we found some with Adam Levine and Kanye West! Both Adam Levine and Kanye West , two very different artists who are both known for their unique styles, are both wearing sweaters with a vintage Mary...

Happy Halloween!

It is safe to say Halloween is one of our favorite holiday's here at Mary Maxim. We have a building full of creative people and it is always such a fun time seeing what everyone puts together for costumes. This year did NOT disappoint; we had unicorns , vampires, gypsies, Zoolander, a "chain gang" and so many more. We hope you enjoy this peek...

National Pumpkin Day!

Nothing quite says Fall like the first sight of pumpkins popping up in stores. Did you know October 26th is National Pumpkin Day? We thought it would be fun to put together some of our favorite pumpkin items that we currently carry, so grab yourself a pumpkin spice latte and check out the items below!

Knit Mermaid Tail Throw

Our Knit Mermaid Tail Throw is finally here and we couldn’t be more excited! Our Crochet Mermaid Tail Throw has been a customer favorite since it was released, so we just knew we had to create a knit version. The Knit Mermaid Tail Throw is made using Starlette Yarn and will require a 32″ circular needle, size 10.5 (6.5 mm). This kit...

Super Scarves

It is time to bundle up; the season for sweaters, scarves and hats is here! The chilly air in the morning can send a shiver through you, but you can combat the cold with style and flare. Super Scarves are the big trend for Fall and Winter 2016; they are super long and super wide. They can wrap multiple times or hang across the body and will...

Crochet Christmas Tree Kit

We are excited to share with you our featured kit of the week! Our new Crocheted Christmas Tree kit is just the project you need for a fun holiday decoration. The kit comes with everything you need to make a 15″ tree to display, including the cone to support the crocheted piece, all the beads to embellish, and a star for the top. This...