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Technique Tuesday- Decreasing in Knit and Crochet

If you have been a beginner knitter or crocheter for awhile, you may be tired of working on dishcloths or scarves and ready to move your work to the next level. We hope these easy to follow videos will help you do just that! In order to shape work in knit or crochet, many times increasing

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Who is Mary? – Our Call Centers!

When calling Mary Maxim, you don’t have to go through an automated phone system, pressing number prompts just trying to get to a human being. With having both U.S. and Canadian operations, we have 19 representatives in the U.S. and 12 in Canada all available to assist you. Our call center is trained to handle a wide

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Technique Tuesday- Change Color in Knit and Crochet

Are you one of the many who have gotten on board with our Wins/ Losses scarf? Changing color can be intimidating if you haven’t done it before and we have had many requests for a tutorial. We thought this would be the perfect post for our first Technique Tuesday. Also, stay tuned for our next phase

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Free Pattern – Blooming Lotus Barefoot Sandal

Bathing suit and barefoot weather is here! These barefoot sandals are the perfect way to add feminine detail to your summer look. Just place the middle loop on your second toe and lace them up your calf. They are made with Cebelia size 10 Cotton, they look delicate but will withstand sand, water, and wear.

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Who is Mary?

Since the 1930’s Mary Maxim has prided ourselves on being a household name in crafting, bringing the best possible products and customer service to our customer’s. How has a company that has been around as long as we have kept our place in a fast paced industry? The answer is the people who make up Mary Maxim.

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Learn to Crochet

Learn to crochet with our how-to video series. We use our Mary Maxim Quick yarn to give you a nice, easy to see stitch, and keep the videos short and sweet. You get to watch in “real time” and slow motion to help make learning to crochet fun and simple! The slip knot is the

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Pirate Ship Plastic Canvas Kit- Mary Maxim Exclusive

The newest plastic canvas kit to hit our catalog is this exciting Pirate Ship set! This kit comes with all the 7-mesh plastic canvas, yarn and detailed instructions you will need to make the ship, as well as 17 accessories to use for play. The Pirate Ship finishes at 23″ high by 24.5″ long, and

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Fall 2016 Catalog New Items

The warm weather may be in full effect, but here at Mary Maxim this time of year means our Fall catalog hits homes and we couldn’t be more excited to share with you some of our new items. Mary Maxim is introducing 2 new yarn ranges for Fall, Aspen and Starlette Sparkle. Aspen Yarn is

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Baby Blankie Yarn – Mary Maxim Exclusive

Interesting fact… The greatest number of babies are born in the summer over any other time of year! What does that mean for us crafters? Lots and lots of baby showers! All new moms appreciate a hand-made gift, and Baby Blankie yarn is the perfect choice to make them one! Baby Blankie is a self-patterning yarn that

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New Exclusive Kit – Mermaid Tail Throw

As we get ready for a new catalog to hit homes, staff members here at Mary Maxim get to take a look at the patterns and kits as they develop. One new kit in particular has made quite a “splash”. The Mermaid Tail Throw is a fun and whimsical kit that speaks to the child in

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Mary Maxim Prism Yarn

Mary Maxim Prism is a favorite yarn here at Mary Maxim, and for good reason; the 12 colors are amazing and the feel and texture is unlike our other yarns. Prism is hand dipped, which gives it it’s extra vibrant color. Prism is a DK/ sport weight yarn that is spun loosely to give the

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Mary Maxim Employee Spotlight- Kay Thomas

Kay Thomas began working for Mary Maxim in 2013 as a pattern tester; she works with our designers to work through their patterns as they develop, pointing out any problems she is having and giving her feedback and her completed works are used in our catalog photography.  In 2014 she joined our family full time by

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