Knitting Archive

KAL Update: Prize Parade

Posted on May 20th, 2015 by craftygals

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…read more

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Gift Guide #2: FAST One-skein Projects

Posted on December 8th, 2014 by craftygals

  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…read more

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Coastal Knits Trunk Show

Posted on October 4th, 2014 by craftygals

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…read more

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JPK&S Crafty Holiday Gift Guide #14

Posted on December 14th, 2013 by craftygals

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,…read more

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Tiny Sweaters on our Tiny Tree

JPK&S Crafty Holiday Gift Guide #10

Posted on December 10th, 2013 by craftygals

Two Triangles? The best part of this gift might be making the recipient guess what they are! These funny little things are bike helmet ear warmers! They go over the helmet straps to keep your favorite cyclist’s ears toasty. Try this free pattern by Amy O’Neill Houck in a cozy worsted weight like Minnow Merino…read more

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Bike Helmet Ear Warmers

JPK&S Crafty Holiday Gift Guide #9

Posted on December 9th, 2013 by craftygals

Socks! Our last few crafty gift ideas have been relatively quick, perfect if you have a bunch of knit-worthy folks on your list. But, if you want a longer project, or have one extraordinarily special person on your list, you might consider hand knit socks! (We wanted to tell you about this with enough time…read more

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Socks!

Arroyo Ahoy!

Posted on November 1st, 2013 by craftygals

Check out our newest yarn, the sport weight, machine washable Malabrigo Arroyo! Like a beefier version of Malabrigo Sock, Arroyo is 100% superwash merino wool, hand dyed in Malabrigo’s ever variable, always beautiful colors. We went with mostly fall-toned hues, some colorful multis, and a pop of pink! We can’t wait to see the floaty…read more

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Arroyo!