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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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Thank You Yarn Crawlers!

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by craftygals

We’re still reeling from a fabulous four days celebrating the Greater Boston Yarn Crawl! It was wonderful to share the excitement of knitting season with knitters of every level and from all over Greater Boston. We got to share wine (from Streetcar) and cider (just right for the season), show off yarn from Lady Dye,…read more

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Welcome Crafty Crawlers!

Posted on September 16th, 2014 by craftygals

The Greater Boston Yarn Crawl is this weekend and we couldn’t be more excited about welcoming all you crafty crawlers to our shop. We so appreciate this event as a way of launching our FALL KNITTING SEASON and we have been hard at work getting the shop ready for our close up! To entice you…read more

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yarn crawl

What do you call a shower of new yarns?

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 by craftygals

A cascade! All joking aside, we are so excited about the new yarns we’re getting in for the fall, which includes Dirty Water Dye Works; Lady Dye Yarns; Cashmere from Jade Sapphire (a DK weight and gorgeous Yak (!) / silk lace weight); Tahki Aria; new bases from KnitCollage, Malabrigo, and the list goes on…read more

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Fall into craft!

Posted on August 21st, 2014 by craftygals

What beautiful days we are having this late August. Bright sun-shiny and warm, no humidity, perfect temperatures. I hope everyone is enjoying these last few weeks of summer before the busy fall sets in. We at the shop are busy cooking up lots of fall inspiration: from all our class & workshops (and adding more…read more

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July Events at JP Knit & Stitch

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 by craftygals

Our summer of fun continues, and we’re very excited about our (indoor, totally air-conditioned) events coming up! July 3: First Thursdays Art Walk with Tracy from Happy Owl Glass Studio showing watercolor owls from her 100 Owl Series July 7: SUMMER CAMP 2014 kicks off with Sewing Critter Comforts. It continues all July with Textile Printing Party, Fiber Fanatics,…read more

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Robert Kaufman Quilter's Linen

June Events @ the shop

Posted on June 4th, 2014 by craftygals

We thrilled to be participating in the First Thursdays Art Walk JP, sponsored by JP Centre South Main Streets. We will be hosting the uber-(as in just down the street) local watercolor and screen printing artist extraordinaire, Sarah Coyne from eggagogo. Sarah is one of those crazily talented artists and crafters that we are so…read more

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Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Posted on May 10th, 2014 by craftygals

Spring has sprung and Mother’s Day is tomorrow! We’ve whipped up a few quick gift ideas to buy or make for your mum. A necklace (or kit!) from Red Gate Stitchery. These tiny cross stitch kits (with a finished necklace pictured below) are a perfect touch or color and texture. Even if you (or Mom)…read more

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We Woke Up the Earth!

Posted on May 5th, 2014 by craftygals

Thanks to all who contributed to our “community fiber garden” and all who came out on Saturday morning to help us “plant” it. We had a beautiful May day for the festival and our D-I-Y crafting station saw plenty of action. Thanks to Spontaneous Celebrations for another wonderful Wake Up the Earth! A special thanks…read more

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