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How to Crochet C2C or Corner to Corner

How to Crochet c2c

The Corner to Corner technique, although very trendy, is a technique that has been around for ages.  Crocheted items worked in the corner to corner technique are often sought after for their beautiful textures and their beautiful simplicity.  This series teaches how to crochet C2C or the Corner to Corner technique. As we proceed with this...

I Love Dk Yarn, and Other Light Weight Yarns

Today for I Love Yarn Week we celebrate Light Weight Yarns.  There is so much variety in our lightweight yarn selection.  We have recently added Amigurumi and Dishcloth to the Mary Maxim line of yarns.  Lightweight yarns are our favorites to design sweaters with.  Knitting with size 3 lightweight yarn typically gives the garment a better...

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...