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I love Yarn Week – Sweater Weather

We can't let I Love Yarn Week pass without featuring Mary Maxim Sweaters.  We are famous for our beautifully designed garments.  The Mary Maxim sweater has evolved from the Cowichan Style bulky knit sweater in the 1950's and 1960's to the modern and fashionable sweater kits that are available today.  Right now enjoy 25% off all sweater and...

It’s Sweater Weather – Top 5 Mary Maxim Sweaters

The crisp air leads to guilty pleasures.  There is something special that happens when you cozy up on a cool fall day with a cup of coffee or tea, a hand-knit sweater, and a good book.  Sometimes we knitters and crocheters may even feel a little guilty for enjoying the same cold weather that forces our loved ones to wear their handmade hats and...

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...

Fixing a snag in a sweater- Step by Step Tutorial!

Fixing a Snag in a Sweater Let me tell you about my best friend, he’s great! He is always in a good mood, always happy to see me and he’s super sweet. He has beautiful long hair that is always GORGEOUS! I admit he’s pretty close to perfection but, there’s just one thing: Chico’s nails snag my hand-knits like you wouldn’t believe. Even...