It's #MeMadeMay time and this year on the blog we're highlighting some of our favorite indie sewing patterns. Not just the patterns themselves, but lots of variations! Sometimes it can be hard to envision just how something will fit, what it would be like in a certain kind of fabric, or how you might alter it to better fit your...

You can make a 6x6 inch square if knit, crocheted or woven. If you sew or embroidery, make it 6.5x6.5 inches so they can be seamed together! Hey there Jamaica Plain—We invite you to make a square for our community-crafted banner and be a part of this year's Wake Up the Earth Festival (WUTE)! JP Knit & Stitch has participated in Jamaica...

February has brought gobs of goodness through our doors and we're sharing the freshest of the fresh with you right here to feed all your crafty adventures! We've always got one eye on the larger crafting scene and another on what our local stitchers are vibing on. Scroll down to see the trends and find some inspiration to banish any winter blues– February...

The cover for our new album that's about to drop, featuring: Kate Herron Gendreau, Genevieve Day, Alexis Agbay. As we've grown, we've been lucky to have so many faces around the shop that have been here with us since day 1. We've also expanded to welcome many more talented staff and teachers with expertise in knitting, sewing, crochet, weaving, spinning, dying,...

Just look at those beautiful faces and cheery Clementine Cowls! We had such a great turnout at the finale and had such a blast with our whole KAL gang. Even better, take a look at some silly outtakes we captured: How long does it take a group of knitters to pose for a photo? We still don't know because we were too excited about our...

Have you met Doug yet? He is one of the newest additions to our team here at the shop and we're so thrilled to have him here because he. is. amazing! Doug is not only a wonderful person to work with, he just so happens to be a Super Knitter with great talent and taste. I mean, do you see...

Hello from KAL Headquaters! We've stitched our way through the first half of the Clementine KAL and are having a blast together as we enjoy the color changes of this sumptuous yarn and the company of so many knitters who are brightening the shop each Friday with their kindness, laughter, and treats! We can't forget the treats. Here are some hot tips that...

Have you felt that chill settling into the air? Have you smelled that familiar crisp fall scent? It can only mean two things: 1. Someone somewhere is going to regret gorging on pumpkin flavored everything 2. Knitters will be rolling up their sleeves and diving into some Serious Levels of Projecting In honor of this special time in the knitting calendar, we're launching our Fall 2016...

Dyed in the Wool: (of textiles)dyed before being formed into cloth. (idiomatic)firmly established in a person's beliefs or habits; deeply ingrained in the nature of a person or thing. Here at the shop, Genevieve has been busy behind the scenes sourcing all kinds of new yarns for us with a focus on those that are independently and/or locally sourced and produced....