We are so pleased to share with you that J.P. Knit & Stitch is now an official Linen store with Quince & Co.! We are carrying Kestral and Sparrow yarns from Quince—both are made from 100% organic Belgium linen, a fiber renowned for it's strength, drape, and breathability that makes for elegant, but very wearable garments and accessories. To celebrate, we are hosting a QUINCE...

If you've been in the shop, taken a sewing crash course, joined a KAL here, or our Friday StitchNight crew, you've most definitely met our beloved Lexy Agbay, Manager Extraordinaire. But do you know her story? Her joyous and genuine laughter knits us together each day (bad pun absolutely intended) and her fierce dedication to making each day better than the...

Join us for three JP Knit & Stitch Friday StitchNights devoted to the Pussyhat Project January 6, January 13, January 20. We are gathering in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington and Boston on January 21st. Knit a pussyhat for yourself or for a friend or stranger - we are accepting donations until Friday, January 20th. Any extra hats will be...

As 2017 approaches, we are reflecting on all that has occurred here in the shop this year. As we sat reminiscing on all we shared with you guys, it blew us away to take it all in! Under this little roof, big things have been growing: We turned 5 years old. FIVE! Our shop has reached an important milestone in the life...

We had a great turn out to the finale of the Francis KAL!  Thanks to everyone who participated in the KAL and challenged themselves!  That most certainly includes myself. ;) Thanks to those of you who braved the humidity to take a photo with me!  This is only a handful of the KAL participants. A selection of finished Francis tees! I finished mine...

Hi Francis KALs! I hope you’re all taking deep breaths as you work through this pattern.  I’ve gotten a couple of questions about how to work both the short row shaping and neck shaping at the same time.  It can be tricky to wrap your head around following two sets of instructions at the same time, so I’ve spelled out some...

Francis has been in my queue since Kristine made a version while I was working at A Verb For Keeping Warm.  Olga’s unique design aesthetic and mastery of knitting makes this sweater a challenging and interesting knit.  When Genevieve and I were deciding on the next KAL, I knew I wanted to present the participants with a nice Summer-y top that...

How did you start making your own clothes? My older sister taught me to sew when I was in middle school. Our mom signed her up for a sewing class. Being the younger sibling who wanted to do everything she did, I insisted that my sister teach me to sew. The first garment I sewed as a long, flowing skirt made...

We are celebrating Me Made May all month long! Each week Kate Herron, JPK&S sewing and embroidery teacher, will interview one of our sewing teachers about their Me Made May makes. This week we check in with Alexis Agbay, JP Knit & Stitch sewing teacher extra-ordinaire. See HERE for more info about Me Made May and ways YOU can join in the fun. Mark your...

We are celebrating Me Made May all month long! Each week Kate Herron, JPK&S sewing and embroidery teacher, will interview one of our sewing teachers about their Me Made May makes. This week we check in with Crista Jaeckel, JP Knit & Stitch kids sewing teacher (Crista is pretty much our most loving and patient sewist so this is a very good...