16 Dec Clementine KAL Finale!

Just look at those beautiful faces and cheery Clementine Cowls! We had such a great turnout at the finale and had such a blast with our whole KAL gang. Even better, take a look at some silly outtakes we captured: How long does it take a group of knitters to pose for a photo? We still don't know because we were too excited about our...

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17 Nov Clementine KAL Update

Hello from KAL Headquaters! We've stitched our way through the first half of the Clementine KAL and are having a blast together as we enjoy the color changes of this sumptuous yarn and the company of so many knitters who are brightening the shop each Friday with their kindness, laughter, and treats! We can't forget the treats. Here are some hot tips that...

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20 Oct Fall 2016 JPKS KAL Launch: Spincycle Yarn’s Clementine Cowl

Have you felt that chill settling into the air? Have you smelled that familiar crisp fall scent? It can only mean two things: 1. Someone somewhere is going to regret gorging on pumpkin flavored everything 2. Knitters will be rolling up their sleeves and diving into some Serious Levels of Projecting In honor of this special time in the knitting calendar, we're launching our Fall 2016...

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13 Oct New in the Shop: Spincycle Yarn’s Dyed in the Wool

Dyed in the Wool: (of textiles)dyed before being formed into cloth. (idiomatic)firmly established in a person's beliefs or habits; deeply ingrained in the nature of a person or thing. Here at the shop, Genevieve has been busy behind the scenes sourcing all kinds of new yarns for us with a focus on those that are independently and/or locally sourced and produced....

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10 Jun Summer Knit Along! The Francis Tee

Francis has been in my queue since Kristine made a version while I was working at A Verb For Keeping Warm.  Olga’s unique design aesthetic and mastery of knitting makes this sweater a challenging and interesting knit.  When Genevieve and I were deciding on the next KAL, I knew I wanted to present the participants with a nice Summer-y top that...

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20 May KAL Update: Prize Parade

JP knit & Stitchers and Knit-Alongers, how is your FunFunFun Shawl going? Are you knitting stripes, eyelets, or seed stitch? Are you already planning your next one (maybe in a fingering weight)? The next KAL meeting is this Saturday, May 23rd, and we can't wait to see how all these shawls are shaping up. (Don't forget to tag us @jpknitandstitch...

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08 Dec Gift Guide #2: FAST One-skein Projects

  Sure, technically a pair of fingering-weight socks is a one-skein project, but with the holidays fast approaching, we went looking for one-skein projects that are fast but are still fun to make and a joy to receive. Nearly all of these patterns are available on Ravelry, and we've got enough yarn to make one for everybody on your list. 1) Put...

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04 Oct Coastal Knits Trunk Show

We've carried Coastal Knits, a cross-country collaboration of knitting patterns by designers Alana Dakos and Hannah Fettig, for a long time. We love the cozy sweaters, gorgeous accessories, and dreamy details in this book, and we are so excited to host a month long trunk show of Coastal Knits samples! This is your opportunity to try on the Rocky Coast Cardigan,...

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Manos sweater pattern and Silk Blend

22 Dec JPK&S Crafty Holiday Gift Guide #22

Promises, Promises! Today is the last day JP Knit & Stitch will be open before Christmas! (Don't worry; we'll be open on Saturday and Sunday, December 28th and 29th, so you can bring by all your visiting relatives.) And there's only a couple of crafting (and wrapping, and baking, and traveling, and eating) days left before the holiday! So what do...

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Tiny Sweaters on our Tiny Tree

14 Dec JPK&S Crafty Holiday Gift Guide #14

Tiny Sweaters! There's still time to make sweaters for everyone in your family! Tiny sweater ornaments, that it. Each year, the local (Rhode Island!) yarn company Berroco releases a new pattern for a mini sweater, called Minutia. Check out the collection! These bitty guys are perfect for personalized ornaments, gift tags, gift card or money holders, or even a hint of something...

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