The lovely and talented Janice won the JP Knit & Stitch Me Made May Instagram contest. Me Made May is a celebration of all things handmade. Crafty folks from around the world post photos of their handmade goodness throughout the month of May. We sat down with Janice to chat about her crafty life. Here…read more
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
Due to popular demand JP Knit & Stitch now carries a wonderful selection of felting supplies. We now have everything you need to start this fun and easy craft. Get inspired by checking out our new felting book, with the very appropriate title: Wool Buddies: 20 Irresistible Simple Needle Felting Projects.
We had such fun last night celebrating the first pattern release from Blueprintsforsewing, the Cabin shirt + shift. See below all the version – present and future!
We were lucky to be in the shop today when Joyce came by to show off her quilts. Joyce is a self-taught quilter who hand quilts (even the piecing!) and makes the most amazing, modern quilts with wonderful color feeling + juxtaposition. She is old school! Instead of a rotary cutter, Joyce uses scissors; instead…read more
A little spring eye candy to get you in the mood for your next crafty project: Sam from the amazing Boston Compass (an underground free monthly newspaper based right here in JP with listings of “awesome happenings in the Boston area”) came in for a skein of embroidery floss to finish off his embellished jean…read more
Meet Lyn. Lyn is a knitter who has a thing for big yarns and big needles. She came to us first to finish up a felted bag that she had been working on for awhile. She then moved on to an awesome Aunt project: making gorgeous Knit Collage throws for all of her nieces. Yes,…read more
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
Traveling Vines Cowl by Susan Sheby Your Crafty Gift Guide #13 comes to you via our former staff member and friend of JP Knit & Stitch, Susan Sheby. This one skein cowl (gorgeous in Malabrigo worsted) was designed especially for us by Susan for the Greater Boston Yarn Crawl. We’ve been happily giving it away…read more
One Block Quilting Projects Want to learn something new? Sign up for our 1 Day Workshop: Intro Quilting Crash Course and make your very first quilt block. A quilt block can be used to make a potholder, throw pillow, and more with a few extra sewing steps. Here’s a great tutorial for a quilted potholder. This Gift…read more