Mary Maxim Fresh Yarn

Mary Maxim Fresh is a 100% acrylic yarn with the feel and look of cotton. Fresh is available in 8 solid colors and 3 variegated colors, which blend perfectly with the solids. This yarn is considered a DK weight with the suggested needle size of 6 (4.0 mm). Being machine wash and dry-able makes Fresh an excellent choice for baby and child...

The Classic Ripple Blanket

The Ripple Afghan is a classic pattern that has been made for decades by both knitters and crocheters alike. We are sure that you, like many of us, remember the 1970’s Ripple with orange, brown and cream. Now, they are being redesigned with more modern colors and more stitch detail. We have many Ripple patterns here at Mary Maxim, ranging...

Macy’s Lookalike Fashion

While browsing this shopping season, we noticed that there were a lot of styles and textures similar to our sweater kits. We wanted to see how well we could match our sweaters to trending items from Macy’s department store. Nothing beats the satisfaction of someone asking where you bought your cute sweater and being able to say, “I...

Messy Bun Hat Pattern

  The Messy Bun Hats are sweeping across all social media feeds and can be seen everywhere. Here are 2 free patterns for you to enjoy for crocheted versions using 2 different Mary Maxim yarns.  Hop on this trend by making your own Messy Bun Hat in no time!

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...