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Crochet-Along (Week 3)

Welcome to Week Three! If you are just joining, you can see all previous posts here.  How are your squares coming along? We would love to see pics of the colors you chose! Share them on our Facebook or Instagram  or use #marymaximcal and we will share them across our social media!

Crochet-Along (Week 2)

  The entire blanket requires 1620 yards of Starlette  yarn divided into as many or as few colors as you desire. Using Starlette, for our blanket we will be using Mid Green as Color 1 ( 7 skeins) , Natural as Color 2 (4 skeins) , and Deep Green as Color 3 (4 skeins). As we mentioned …

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Crochet-Along (Week 1)

Welcome to Week One of our Mystery Crochet-Along! For the next 15 weeks each Friday we will release 3-4 squares a week that will come together to create a sampler afghan. We suggest Mary Maxim Starlette Yarn in any colors you desire. When the blanket is completed, we will give a suggested layout but you are …

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Weekend Crafting Plans

We thought it would be fun to begin sharing our weekend crafting plans, complete with a snack and movie that we plan on enjoying while we work! We hope you enjoy this new feature! This weekend I can’t wait to get started on The Dreamer Afghan kit. The colors are gorgeous and because it is …

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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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Chatting with Kim Guzman

We had the great pleasure of meeting and chatting with Kim Guzman. She has a Facebook group with over 100k members that  primarily focuses on free patterns for crocheters and helping educate the masses on crochet. Her blog CrochetKim is fantastic and is on the top of our read list, it helps us stay relevant and current.  She also …

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Messy Bun Hat Pattern

  The Messy Bun Hats are sweeping across all social media feeds and can be seen everywhere. Here are 2 free patterns for you to enjoy for crocheted versions using 2 different Mary Maxim yarns.  Hop on this trend by making your own Messy Bun Hat in no time!

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!

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