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...

February has brought gobs of goodness through our doors and we're sharing the freshest of the fresh with you right here to feed all your crafty adventures! We've always got one eye on the larger crafting scene and another on what our local stitchers are vibing on. Scroll down to see the trends and find some inspiration to banish any winter blues– February...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

  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...

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,...