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#be inspired – June!

Posted on June 2nd, 2015 by craftygals

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…read more

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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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New Yarns: Springtime Edition

Posted on April 4th, 2015 by craftygals

With the weather warming up, we’re getting fabulous new spring fabrics and starting our spring sewing classes, but you can still knit when the weather gets warm. And to help you do it, we’ve got some exciting new cotton and cotton blend yarns to inspire you. HiKoo Tee Cakes: This super-bulky yarn is made from cotton…read more

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Happy April!

Posted on April 1st, 2015 by craftygals

Well we made it through and out the other side – it’s April, which means spring is well and truly here. Thanks to all who came out for our 4th birthday events in March. Check out our Instagram feed for the pics of our two day birthday party (yes, there was champagne!). This month it’s…read more

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Springy, Yarny Fun in March!

Posted on March 7th, 2015 by craftygals

March marks the fourth (fourth!) anniversary of JP Knit & Stitch. We’ve got trunk shows, raffle prizes, and an end-of-the-moth sale/party to celebrate all month! Saturday, March 14th: Skeinny Dipping Trunk Show From 12pm to 4pm, Christine will be showing off her rich hand dyed yarns in worsted, fingering, sock, and lace. We lover her luminous colors!…read more

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First Thursdays March 15% Off

Posted on March 5th, 2015 by craftygals

To celebrate all things local, all things March (in like a lion…out like a lamb…one hopes!), we are participating in March First Thursday with other members of JP Local First.  For tonight only – between 6 and 8 pm – get 15% off everything in the shop with the secret password: “Spring is Coming.” Check out…read more

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February + March Fun!

Posted on February 24th, 2015 by craftygals

Are you tired of the snow yet? Well, we can be grateful for the enforced crafting time we have been given due to these many snow days. Projects have been finished, new ones started, and it’s still February! We have a few fun events lined up to help get you through the next few weeks…read more

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We’re Back! + A Little Something New

Posted on February 17th, 2015 by craftygals

[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…read more

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Winter Storm Closing

Posted on February 14th, 2015 by craftygals

*Due to the impending blizzard we will be CLOSED on Sunday, 2/15. All classes are canceled. We will re-open with our regular hours on Tuesday at 10AM. Be safe and keep warm + crafty! xo – jpk&s

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JPK&S Staff + Teacher annual party

Posted on February 13th, 2015 by craftygals

[*Please check out website home page - right here! - for the most up-to-date info on shop closing or delayed openings due to weather, including classes cancellations.] We had a wonderful time celebrating the crafty, smiling, creative, helpful JPK&S staff + teachers at our annual party. There was a communal table, homemade cupcakes, and party…read more

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