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...

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...

JP Knit & Stitch staff and instructors at our 2016 Me Made May Party   Each May brings us more sunny days, a refreshed look at the world, and Me Made May--a month-long celebration of handmade!   It's not a competition, nor is it a photo challenge. Me Made May (now in its eighth year!) is a chance to consider our relationship to our wardrobes and...

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...

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...

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,...

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...