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 from Mary Maxim.  Check out this weekend’s sales at the bottom of this post. Act now as this sale ends Monday, August 12th.

Fall Pumpkin Crafts


Plastic Canvas Pumpkins

Plastic Canvas crafts are such a fun way to incorporate yarn into your home decor. Our plastic canvas crafts range from the decorative to the practical and are a favorite among our customers.

Mummy’s Candy Dish Plastic Canvas Kit

m28229Take some candy if you dare.  Make this adorable candy dish to delight the kiddos in your neighborhood on Halloween.  This plastic canvas kit comes with everything you need to complete the finished project.  Just add the candy of your choice and poof you’re ready for trick or treaters.






Halloween Lantern Plastic Canvas Kit


Make the Halloween Lantern Plastic Canvas Kit.  It’s a beautiful kit for any mantle centerpiece, or place it on your table, even next to the candy bowl.  The Halloween Lantern Plastic Canvas kit comes with everything you need to complete the project, including the battery-operated candle and sparkly gems.

Pumpkin Candy Dish Plastic Canvas Kit


You can never have too many candy dishes on Halloween.  Make the Pumpkin Candy Dish to delight sweet-toothed co-workers and guests who stop by your office or trick-or-treaters who stop by your home.  This kit includes 7 mesh plastic canvas, acrylic yarn, trims to complete the project.  

DIY Pumpkin

Gorgeous pumpkins are seen is so many breathtaking fall displays, here are two of our favorite Crochet pumpkins to make for your home.

Halloween Stack


This playful Halloween Stacked character set is a fun Halloween crochet project and an excellent addition to to your Halloween display.  This kit is designed using Mary Maxim Starlette Yarn.  Wouldn’t these 18″ tall Halloween friends look great in your window this fall?









Rustic Pumpkins


The Rustic Pumpkins Kit comes with your choice of any 3 Mary Maxim Woodlands Colors.  These pumpkins sure add a little homemade happiness to your Halloween Decor.  Enjoy the simple textured pumpkins to add a subtle hint of handcrafted artistry to your home.

See what Brianna I from Life and Yarn had to say about our Rustic Pumpkins

They look a bit on the complicated side, but I promise they are easier than they look! This stitch technique creates an interesting yet simple texture that is sure to wow your guests this holiday season! Perfect for a table centerpiece, in your entranceway, or if you are like me on the piano you do not know how to play!

See more on her review of our Crochet Rustic Pumpkin Kit.


Pumpkin Crafts

Enjoy these other pumpkin crafts for your home.


Pumpkin Diamond Dotz















If you haven’t tried a Diamond Dotz kit yet, the Halloween kits are genuinely spectacular.  The quality of the canvas is always superior, and completing the craft is a relaxing way to pass the time.  Enjoy this video on the kit “Halloween Magic” Item # 25771

Diamond Dotz crafts are enjoyable for all ages, and there are so many accessories available to make it a more enjoyable craft.  Check out our Light Table and Magnifying glasses.  If you are interested in the Light Table, place your order now and expect them to ship the week of August 19th.  They are a very popular item.  We recommend framing finished Diamond Dotz crafts behind a glass display to really show off their splendor.

Pumpkin Harvest Felt Wall Hanging



The Pumpkin Harvest Felt Wall Hanging Kit is a fun craft to stitch and a festive display.  This kit includes everything you need to complete the project:  felt, cotton floss, sequins, beads needle, and instructions.



Pumpkin Puzzles

Puzzles are a favorite fall pastime.  It’s a wonderful activity during rainy, cold days and goes well with a cup of hot cocoa.  Mary Maxim always has an excellent selection of gorgeous, high-quality puzzles.  We enjoy jigsaw puzzles so much that when you buy any three puzzle crafts, you get one free.  You can also join our Puzzle Club.  When you join the puzzle club, select between 1000 piece puzzles, 500 piece puzzles, or 300 piece puzzles to receive 2 different puzzles each month.  All of our puzzle is made from high-quality materials.  Save them to complete over and over again or mount and display them.

On Halloween Night 

45402onhalloweennightbt.jpgEnjoy this 300 piece Halloween Puzzle and experience a spooky Halloween night over and over.  Take a minute while working your jigsaw puzzle and find all the artist unique details to your delight.









Happy Halloween


Have a Happy Halloween with these adorable farm animals.












Stay Tuned for more Brioche Knitting

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Next week we will be working the Striped Brioche Baby Blanket worked in one color Brioche on the flat.  You can download the Baby Blanket Pattern or purchase the Brioche Baby Blanket kit on www.marymaxim.com or www.marymaxim.ca along with a 36″ [90 cm] circular needle size 9 (5.5 mm).

Later this month, we will be publishing our August Blog Exclusive.  This month’s exclusive and free project is a fun Two-Color Brioche Cowl worked in the round and knit with Mary Maxim Mellowspun in Dark Grey and Mary Maxim Prism in the color Rainbow.  We are using a 32″ [80 cm] circular needle size 4 (3.5 mm).  It’s important to note that it is common to size down your needles when knitting brioche to accommodate the technique, so if you are familiar with these yarns you will notice our needle sizes are smaller than usual.


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Stay Tuned

We have more tutorials, yarn reviews, and guest posts in the works, so stay tuned.  Make sure to stop by and review Part 1 of our Brioche Knitting Series before Part 2 of this series is published on August 17th.

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Happy Crafting!





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