Five years ago this month, Jennifer, Pat, and I were getting ready to open the doors on a new business called JP Knit & Stitch. It had been over a year since we had decided to embark on this journey together. We signed the lease on 461 Centre Street in September of 2010.  We had been working on the business...

Next up on our tour of JPK&S staffer #wip (works in progress) is Kate Noe. Kate works in the shop on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings and Sundays. She is a pattern detective, a serial projecter, an enthusiastic supporter of any project you are working on, and a passionate crafter. Here's a peak at her #w(s)ip: I've often heard there are two...

It’s knitting season! I am celebrating this wonderful time of year by knitting myself a pair of gloves. You know, so they can be done the moment it starts warming up. The popular mentality for using “need” as a motivator to knit something doesn’t really work for me because I am one of the many slow knitters out there. Despite all...

Hmmmm. So the thing about mittens (and socks and sleeves) is that there are TWO of them. Does anyone remember the limited edition sock project bag we carried deigned by Taylor that was a play on the René Magritte painting, La trahison des images (Ceci n’est pas une pipe) (The Treachery of Images [This is Not a Pipe]) - we...

We are so excited to launch our winter KnitAlong! All the details and dates are on our event page HERE. This time we are introducing a new and super fun for us component to the KAL - our very own JPK&S curated yarn bundles. These 6 glorious color ways are in Dirty Water Dye Works gradient bundles specially paired with...

Hey there. We are so happy to be back and into the New Year 2016! Hope all had a terrific holiday! I know for us in the shop, January brings with it a whole new crafting energy. People seem ready to embrace their own crafting practice after weeks and months of holiday gift crafting and giving. It's the time to...

We thought we would do something a little different for our holiday gift guide this year. This year we have created our very own real life advent calendar - but with a crafty twist. The super talented Alexis has origami-ed little sparkly envelopes for each day of the month which are affixed to our real life calendar in the shop....

Join us for the 2nd annual Shop With A Cause day in JP this Saturday, December 5th sponsored by the   JP Business and Professional Association. A portion of the proceeds of contributing shops for that day will go to local non profits. We will be contributing 10% of our sales on Saturday from 10 - 2pm to Spontaneous Celebrations, a wonderful local...

We wil be closed on Thanksgiving day and will re-open on Friday from 12 - 6pm. Back to our regular shop schedule on Saturday, 11/28. We hope you have a wonderful and crafty and warm and tasty Thanksgiving! xo JPK&S ps. Thanksgiving turkey illustration drawn by my very talented cousin's daughter - Polina <3...