Heather Mango

Heather fell in love with the "click clack" of her grandmother's knitting needles at a very young age. She is the mom to 3 crazy boys and loves sarcasm, cardigans, vintage cars, and bonfires. Heather has been with Mary Maxim since 2011 and has been involved in teaching classes, designing patterns, social media, and is always trying to learn something new about crafting.

Tutorial with GoodKnit Kisses!

We are so excited to have worked with Kristen Mangus aka “GoodKnit Kisses” for a fun and informative tutorial on our Painted Tiles Wrap kit. Kristen breaks down how to knit a mitered square, gives you tips, and shows you how to work your final triangle. Kristen

Couture Jazz

The trend of “big” yarn looks like it is here to stay! Crafters all over are loving the ability to work up a project in no time using these big puffy yarns and a huge needle, hook or even their arms. We are excited to bring you Couture Jazz from Premier Yarns! Couture Jazz is a …

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Super Bowl Projects

The Super Bowl is right around the corner but there is still time to whip yourself up a few accessories to show your team spirit for the big game! We have put together a few quick projects that can be made using Mary Maxim Starlette or Red Heart Team Spirit. If you are rooting for …

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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 …

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Mary Maxim Simply Casual Yarn

Simply Casual is one of our newest yarns for Spring 2017. It is a 50/50 cotton acrylic blend and bulky weight, working up fast with a 6.5 mm needle or hook. Check out the video below to learn more!


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 …

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Free Holiday Pattern Roundup

Here are a few fun and functional patterns for the holidays, we hope that you enjoy them! Just click the photo to open the pattern. Most of these patterns can be made using Mary Maxim Scrub It yarn.