21 DIY Christmas Ornaments

In a season that can seem so commercial the Handmade Christmas Tree Ornament is a seasonal DIY-er’s favorite way to pass on holiday traditions.  Decorating a Christmas Tree is a Yule time practice dating back to 16th century Germany.  Back then, it was not called a Christmas tree but a Paradise Tree and often decorated with apples...

Brioche Knitting Pattern – Striped Brioche Blanket – Part 2

    It’s Part 2 of our multi-part series on Brioche Knitting, and we are featuring the Striped Brioche Baby Blanket.  Make sure to purchase the kit or download the pattern and follow along. In Part 1 of this series, we demonstrated the basics of knitting brioche with one color on the flat.  We knitted a quick swatch using size 6...

Fall Pumpkins | Yarn Pumpkins

As the weather starts to cool and the leaves begin to crisp we get excited about one of our favorite fall items:  The Pumpkin.  There are so many ways to decorate your home this fall with DIY pumpkin crafts for everyone to enjoy, and we would like to share with you a few of our favorites.  Get in the spirit of fall with some of our best sellers...

E’Claire Makery’s Top 5 Designs Made with Mary Maxim Yarn.

Hi Makers! It’s Claire Goodale from the crochet blog E’Claire Makery (www.eclairemakery.com), and I’m so excited to get to take over the Mary Maxim blog and social media today. Getting to work with Mary Maxim has been one of my favorite collaborations that I’ve worked with in my crochet business, and I absolutely love working with their...