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Designer: Willard McPhedrain
Client: The Mary Maxim Co.
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This has to be a Mary Maxim design. I’m surprised it isn’t listed as such. There are many of these still around – lots of moose, polar bears, beaver and other Can. images. The Mary Maxim Co. is still in business in Ont. A friend recently ordered patterns from the company.
Thank you! I will add the details right away.
THese knitted jacket patterns are exactly what I`m looking for where-o-where can I get some patterns
Check ebay, i have seen a lot of them there.
Good luck, and knit me one!
You can check out the Mary Maxim website: http://www.marymaxim.com
The patterns really aren’t the same these days, but if you’r looking for children’s patterns you might find something.
I am looking for a pattern so that I will be able to knit my six year old grandson a cardigan with the Toronto Maple Leaf design on the back. Any help would be appreciated.
I was surprised to see the old reindeer pattern in the new book.
I knit that sweater for my new husband in 1956 & still have the pattern. Then when our first son came along, did the fawn for him. Then the cookie monster was a favorite.
the swearter is very nice. i like it very much
I have been looking for the fish sweater pattern for a long time.
I need to know how I can get one, Let me know soon.
I was really awed at the beautiful fish sweater by Isabel Ward.
Just beautiful. Me I have done horses wolfs. Bears. I’m looking for a polar bear pattern though. Guess I will have to make my own. I did the brown bear, We’ll just make it white with a few changes. It is really hard to find people that do knitting any more. Love that fish though that was beautiful.
Where can I get the pattern for the fish jacket?
If anyone has/finds the Mary Maxim vintage Black Bear pattern, please contact me.
I have checked eBay without success.
My grandmother mentioned she would knit a sweater for me when I pick a pattern. I have picked the pattern but cannot locate it.
She is now 87 and stated she is not getting any younger.
Any help would be great!
Help someone. I am desperately searching for Mary Maxim “hoedown” pattern graph style. I had the one with the square dancers on the back and front and pockets in the front with musical staff and notes just below pockets.
I am desperately searching for this sweater. As well, the pattern.
Can’t find it anywhere.
I have seen pix of hoedown without pockets and no square dancers on front. Did Mary M. make 2 separate patterns. Thanks for helping me out. Linda
I have the brown bear also know where to find polar bear and I have the hoe down with the music just sent to above email and I
can send you copies or info
I have been looking for a black/brown bear and wolf pattern through E-bay and have been unsuccessful. Please contact me if you are willing to share. I have a men’s bison pattern coming, if you are interested.
I have managed to pick up quite a few Mary Maxim patterns over the past year from Ebay. One pattern that got away from me was one with a trotting horse and sulky on it. I was not aware that there was such a pattern and I would really like to get a copy. Has anyone got that pattern and be willing to trade for something else (or a copy for something else)? Thanks, Joyce H.
I have done so many sweaters with so many different animals. But I haven’t gotten apattern for the whale. Which I would love to have. I just done three rearing horses for granddaughters. They just love them. If some one has a pattern for the whale, I’m begging now. LOL Will be willing to trade or buy. I have copd all I can do is sit and knit or crochet, Thanks so much, Belle
need a pettern for knitting a grizzly bear sweater…does anyone have one?
I am looking for the vintage Mary Maxim Grizzly sweater that came out in 1957 #417. I cannot find it anywhere If anyone has it please contact me????
I am looking for a patten for a polar bear and beluga whales, does anyone know where I can find these.
Hello. I’m also desperately seeking a mary maxim pattern with thunder birds on it was vintage and in the 400 series. I started a sweater and did back and a sleeve and 1/2 but I lost the pattern in a move. please help!
My mom made my dad a grey/navy cardigan with the Indian symbol of a Thunder bird back in 1957………..can any one help me find this pattern
Hi, I am trying to find a graph pattern for a horse sweater for my husband. I tried searching the Mary Maxim site but they don’t have it anymore. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
I am looking for a vintage Mary Maxim pattern of a whole wolf, not just the head. if anyone knows where i could get one, please contact me.
looking for vintage Mary Maxim wolf (whole body) pattern. Thanks.
If you would contact me at the above address I would be able to send you the pattern I have with the thunderbird on the back. Also if you have the pattern of the cookie monster I would like to obtain that pattern Thank You Barbara
looking for a graph to knit a peace dove on a blanket. My grandson tragically died and I would like to do this for his Mom and Dad and my counsellor
Also looking for a wolf graph. I need to put in on a crew neck sweater for another 16 year old grandson
Also the thunderbird-I have one I have used for socks and slipper but need to do it for a sweater
A friend wants an old Mary Maxim pattern for a mans sweater. The pattern is of a wolf (the whole body of the animal (not just the head). It is an old pattern. Does anyone have the pattern that I could get the info to send to her and then she will contact you.
Lynda Loftin #14 1/22/08 Please let me know how a copy of the ‘hoedowns’ pattern could be obtained from you? would be willing to pay for it; trade patterns; crochet prayer shawl or crochet afghan for pattern. thank you
I am looking for the Mary Maxim horse head sweater and the wolf head one..If any one could help. woukd be willing to pay or trade. Can’t find anything here in New Zealand of the two Thanks
a well love to have the cardigan moose pattern for knitting
if you can sent me the copie apreciate.
I am looking for the Swiash Sweater Pattern at the top with the Orca and fish with waves.I would like to knitt it for my brother who has just realized his dream of having his own boat .I know that these are very warm and made with wool even wet stay warm.If anyone has the pattern and are willing to sell it please email me.
I used to have a pattern with a mother polar bear and cubs on the back, they were standing/sitting on a chunk of ice. I think it was a Mary Maxim pattern. I made it with Minaki yarn.
Can anyone help me find that pattern? You could put your state name down the arm.
I am looking for a graph chart for a polar bear. If anyone has any ideas, please send me an email. Thanks!
I’m looking for a Siwash / Cowichan style deer hunting pattern. My father-in-law had one years ago and I’d like to make a similar one for him and my son. Any help would be appreciated.
I am looking for a pattern with a buffalo onit? any suggestions. Have looked on ebay
Hi _ I am desperately looking for Mary Maxim #513, it’s the zip up sweater with either a motorcyle or scooter on with helmet and goggles on the sleeve for adult male, will happily buy or rent from anyone who has this.
I stumbled on this marvelous site in my hunt for siwash /cowichan sweater patterns . I would really like to obtain the “anglers pride ” old mary maxim pattern in adult sizes,also the grizzly bear ,any help would be appreciated .Thanks
Comment to Chris (#39)….
Check ebay, thought I saw the “anglers pride” a couple days ago. I’m looking for the Buffalo patttern.
I’m hoping someone can help. I’m looking for the instructions to a Mary Maxim crochet pattern for Care Bears. My Mother was given a bunch of kits for various bears but none of them have instructions and Mary Maxim no longer carries these kits. I have the part number for Grumpy bear if that helps, it’s 95987. Thank you
hi I was just wondering if there’s someone that make these siwash coats for children, I live in the Saskatoon Sk, area, I really would like one for my daughter but I don’t know of anyone that can make it. Please let me know if you are in the area and how much the cost would be. thank you
For Lynn (#38)
I have the Mary Maxim adult pattern with the motorcycle on the back. I am also looking for the MM pattern with the full elk on it. Can anyone out there help?
I want to knit a siwash sweater with a wolf pattern on it (graph) either whole wolf or head or both but can’t find a pattern anywhere. Can anyone help me out?? Thanks!
To #39 Chris:
If you’re still looking for the “Angler’s Pride” and/or “Grizzly” patterns, I have both. You can contact me through my etsy store or blog if you’re interested.
I have a knitting shop owner who is willing to teach me how to knit a Cowichan sweater wit buffalo yarn, but she doesn’t have the patten I want. Any chance anyone has a pattern for the Thunderbird?
Hello out there!
I am looking for Mary Maxim pattern # 800.”Square Dancers”
Has anybody got one or knows where to find one!
Thanks. Even a copy will do!!!
I’ve been looking for a knitted pattern for a man’s cardigan for quite awhile. It’s the one wih the moose on the back. I searched high and low but no luck.If any one out the can help me I would be so greatful. Thank You in advance.waiting to hear .
I’m looking for a Minaki Trading Company pattern – C-202 – Saulteaux – anyone know how to track one down?
I’m looking for knitted pattern for a girl cardigan with a ballerina, a skater or a princess
Has anybody got one or knows where to find one Could you please let me know,
Thank you in advance
I am also looking for an Adult Pattern for the Minaki Jacket. The one I would like has a hood on it. I am sorry I don’t know what the number for it was……g
i have a wolf and thunderbird mary maxim patterns
i am looking for square dance patterns i kntted alots of mary maxim patterns that i have there are more children sweater patterns i also like to find
You can email or call Mary Maxim and they will sell you a copy of any old pattern they have published. It costs $4. I have ordered several this way. They are just copies, but if you are just looking to knit them they are perfectly usable.
can I buy the siwash patterns
Hello…I am really interested in the Siwash pattern. Does anyone know where I might find one? I don’t care what the design is in it, I am more interested in the basic design of the sweater, especially the collar. I am no on this site often, so if you know of where I could find a pattern, please email me a ILHIKER2002@yahoo.com
Looking for Killer Whales in the Waves White Buffalo Cowichan Sweater pattern. Does anyone have?
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