Messy Bun Hat Tutorial

Messy Bun hats are the hot crafting trend of the winter season. They are everywhere and everyone is coming out with patterns. There is a way to take just about any hat pattern and turn it into a bun hat! The easiest way would be to start from the bottom up and just stop when you have enough space for your bun. Today we will explain how to use...

Last Minute Christmas Gifts!!

Christmas is right around the corner and the time to make a great gift is running out. Don’t worry, we have several ready-made solutions for you! Also, if you order by December 14th you can have it in time to wrap and get it under the tree! For the craft lover in your life, we always recommend a Virtual Gift Card. You determine how much you...

#OneLessInNeed

This holiday season we wanted to use our crafting gift for good and truly encourage others to do the same. In the U.S. at any given time there are over 500,000 homeless individuals. As we come into our coldest months, we feel like it only makes sense to do what we can with what we have to help as many people as possible. We want to spread the word...

The Cat Craze!

Cats are now on the trend. An estimated 79.7 million households in the U.S. own cats, they are a well-loved animal because each of them have their own personalities and unique attributes. They are fantastic companions and love to cuddle. Cats are so well loved that they are making their mark in the craft world. Here at Mary Maxim, we carry...

Step Above Sock Yarn

The A Step Above yarn is a sock yarn that is 100% superwash wool. It comes in wonderful natural colorsways along with a wide gradient color variation and has a smooth transition. With that, it is also one of our softest sock yarns. With this yarn, don’t limit yourself to making just socks. It is also perfect for making hats...

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...