Norah in her Historic Harrisville, New Hampshire. Be sure to scroll down for more sneak peeks into her space!   Norah Gaughan's first knitting pattern was published in 1980 at the age of just 17. She's gone on to become one of the most recognizable names in knitting, publishing freelance designs with Vogue Knitting and Interweave before going on to a career leading...

We're so happy to have Andrea Mowry of DreaRenee Knits joining us on the JPKS blog today to talk about her work--just as we reach the zenith of our Find Your Fade Shawl Knitalong (though it's never too late to join in)! Andrea is the talented designer behind this incredibly popular and beautiful pattern, among many others with a contemporary, but...

The wait is over! Summer has officially graced us with her presence here in Boston and so our summer KAL is ready to launch! Join us this Friday, June 30th right here at the shop as we cast on the Find Your Fade Shawl by Andrea Mowry featuring three specially-conceived colorways from Renee at Spun Right Round (you can read...

  Whether you're packing for your commute, a weekend getaway, a day at the beach, or a full-on vacation, we've got what you need for that tote bag full of goodness to keep you occupied on the road, in the air, and plenty more for when those precious hours you've carved out for yourself! Embroidery kits from Megan at Studio MME have...

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...