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...

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...

Have you met Doug yet? He is one of the newest additions to our team here at the shop and we're so thrilled to have him here because he. is. amazing! Doug is not only a wonderful person to work with, he just so happens to be a Super Knitter with great talent and taste. I mean, do you see...

We are celebrating Me Made May all month long! Each week Kate Herron, JPK&S sewing and embroidery teacher, will interview one of our sewing teachers about their Me Made May makes. This week we check in with Alexis Agbay, JP Knit & Stitch sewing teacher extra-ordinaire. See HERE for more info about Me Made May and ways YOU can join in the fun. Mark your...

We are celebrating Me Made May all month long! Each week Kate Herron, JPK&S sewing and embroidery teacher, will interview one of our sewing teachers about their Me Made May makes. This week we check in with Crista Jaeckel, JP Knit & Stitch kids sewing teacher (Crista is pretty much our most loving and patient sewist so this is a very good...

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...

In honor of our full slate of Fall class offerings (see our classes page), we are debuting the first in an occasional series of crafter interviews. Our first subject is our most accomplished product of our Afterschool Knitting Club. Meet Virginia Durcan. We call her Ginny. This is her crafting story: JPK&S: How long have you been knitting? Ginny: Since I was...

It's Interview Friday, a new feature here on the JPK&S blog. Every Friday we hope to post an interview with a knitter or sewer or all around crafter. First up, David, a knitter.Meet David. He's a knitter. David walked into our store and sat in our living room and proceeded to pull out his enormous project bag (a giant plastic...