05 Aug Summer Days

We can't believe it's August! Summer is still here and we are wringing every moment that we can from it - hope you are too! Though we are knee deep in Fall planning - new yarns, new classes, new teachers - there is still lots of crafty fun to be had in the shop this month! Freedom Trail KAL - Join...

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25 Jun Me Made May Interview

The lovely and talented Janice won the JP Knit & Stitch Me Made May Instagram contest. Me Made May is a celebration of all things handmade. Crafty folks from around the world post photos of their handmade goodness throughout the month of May. We sat down with Janice to chat about her crafty life. Here are the highlights: How did you...

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02 Jun #be inspired – June!

Are you a knitter, sewer, quilter, embroiderer, chef, urban homesteader - all of the above? Whatever  manner of crafty maker you are, we have a beautiful book or magazine or quarterly to inspire your next project (edible or otherwise..check out the fiddlehead fern recipe in the latest lovely issue of our very local Maine based quarterly, Taproot). We file this...

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17 Feb We’re Back! + A Little Something New

[NOTE ABOUT PARKING: You are allowed to park in the CVS parking lot next door to our shop if you are a customer of JP Knit & Stitch. Also, please  check our homepage on our website -right here!-for the latest on shop closings, delayed openings, or class cancellations due to extreme winter weather.] Well, we've had our snow day and dug...

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23 Sep New arrival: Nani Iro by Naomi Ito

It's here! The fall/winter Nani Iro collection arrived just before this year's Greater Boston Yarn Crawl. This is the perfect way to wrap up sundress season and welcome crisp fall weather: nine bolts of truly stunning double gauze! We'll let the pictures speak for themselves and just say that you should really come see these in person. The new collection incorporates...

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Chambray from Robert Kaufman

02 Apr Be Inspired: Chambray

We just got four soft, lovely bolts of cotton chambray from Robert Kaufman. This fabric needs to be felt to be believed; it’s lighter than denim without being sheer, perfect for spring and (dare I say it?!) summer tops and dresses....

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04 Dec JPK&S Crafty Holiday Gift Guide #4

Flannel Baby Quilt! I don't know about you, but there are a ton of new babies in my life this year! The little guys are fun to craft for, which inspired Gift Guide idea #4: a flannel baby quilt! Here's how: Choose 1 1/4 yards of your two favorite flannels. We've got cotton flannels in gorgeous plaids,  sophisicated herringbone and, of course,...

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bow ties

03 Dec JPK&S Crafty Holiday Gift Guide #3

Bow Ties for you Dapper Dude! This is a sweet and simple idea for the guys on your gift list: bow ties! Use our voile or quilting cotton to stitch up a variety of bow ties in just the right shades, or one in the perfect print. There are many tutorials for this project, but we like this one. If your fellow...

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25 Oct New Fabrics

We are excited to welcome NEW flannels in the shop: warm and cozy checks (shirts, fun pillows, skirts!), subtle houndstooth, bright foxes, elephants, turtles (perfect for kids pajamas!)...

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