(Awesome postcard is courtesy of the knitting blog Habetrot and shows a Corsican knitter circa 1902) Can you do it all? Are you a passionate knitter and sewer? Do you want to work at JP Knit & Stitch? We are looking for part time employees to help us out in the store. Our ideal candidate is an experienced knitter and...

We had lots of friends and helpers at JP Knit & Stitch yesterday--for which we are truly grateful! Eliza stickered lots of yarn balls and Maggie made us a beautiful sign. Zachary and Russell organized lots of buttons. Some of our helpers were more helpful than others...

Once we put tiny inventory tags on ALL the yarn balls and skeins, we get to do the fun part: putting yarn on the wall. Here is a rhapsody in Debbie Bliss blue...

After a much needed break, we are back and hard at work stocking shelves. And we are making progress!!!We're having a lot of fun unpacking boxes from the far reaches of the world, such as these gorgeous, fair trade, hand crafted and dyed yarns from Manos del Uruguay. We get to pick these giant skeins up and then we...

Look what just landed in the JP Knit & Stitch inbox. A homemade gift certificate for Grandma made by JP's own Curley K-8 3rd grader, Suki Weeramuni. It is so beautiful...

BeforeDuringAfterYes, the build out of JP Knit & Stitch is complete. Yay! Now, the fun part begins. We (I mean Tony and Antonio) moved all our inventory up from the basement and we are hard at work loading shelves and learning our inventory management system. It is clear to us now that we were crazy to think we...

We have said many times on this blog that we feel very lucky to work with such amazing people. We are now in the final stages of the build out of the store and we couldn't have got to this point without the hard work and dedication of Greg + Tim + Tony (Hurley-Testa Construction). They came in on Saturday...

We're going backwards here at the JP Knit & Stitch blog. We started blogging a bit late in the building process so we are working hard to catch up. We're sure you must be getting a little tired of all the building pics, but we love them and soon enough we are hoping to transition to a blog devoted...

We have been posting views of the build out of JP Knit & Stitch over the last few weeks, now we want to devote this post to the person who has made it all possible...

Greg and Timmy from Hurley-Testa discussing how they are going to enclose and electrify the pole in the sewing area. They are standing at the very edge of the area, next to the built in ironing board (all sewers know that one cannot sew without an iron). Here you can see the ironing area leading into the work space...