We are looking forward to a New Year 2013 full of beautiful yarns, gorgeous fabrics, and lots and lots of great supplies + notions + books to inspire you in your next creative project. We have posted great classes for January, and are welcoming two new teachers and three new classes to our rooster: Winter…read more
I absolutely adore the Big Snowy Owl over at Purl, but wanted to make a present for my niece who lives with her parents and two dogs in 450 NYC square feet. The solution: a tiny version! Knit with MadelineTosh Vintage on size 4 needles, and slightly modified to suit her little shape, this owl…read more
Our Crafty Gift Idea #16 comes to us complements of the very crafty Jennifer Clark. Full time teacher, full time mother of two sweet little girls (as well as two of the four legged variety), she has still found the time for a handmade holiday. She says she will be taking a break from sewing…read more
We are so excited to introduce our newest item: kits from Threadfollower. These little boxes contain everything you need–except scissors–to cut out and sew up a miniature critter. This crafty gift idea is a two in one! You can stitch up a bird ornament or a tiny cat for someone (or everyone) on your list, but…read more
We love this hat. We love it so much we have a sample made up in the exact color from the cover of the book. This post is actually a two gifts in one idea: you can get the book, More Last Minute Knitted Gifts, by Joelle Hoverson, for yourself and then you can use…read more
Nothing says Fall like a little apple picking. Here’s a lovely photo of Lucy and James wearing their version of the O + S Sailboat Shirt in soft cord and flannel with happy mama Laura. So autumnal!
Christine is one of our favorite sorts of customer: the crafty + prolific knitter AND sewer. Here’s a re-cap of her summer projects. She just about bought us out of embroidery hoops for her latest project: decorating the wall out side her crafting room. The theme is birds and we just can’t wait for our…read more
Delphine is one of our faves here at JP Knit & Stitch. She has taken classes here over the course of the year, she’s super crafty, and…she’s French…need I say more? Check out this quick round up of Delphine projects below and on her website…Oh, and how do you say “we are inspired” in French?
Angela made this hat from the Oliver + S “Little Things to Sew” book. We’ve seen lots of versions, but this one we think is super cute with the bear fabric on the outside and orange houndstooth on the inside.
Lisa is a self proclaimed “JP Knit & Stitch prodigy.” She learned how to knit from Kendra’s beginning knitting class and has steadily worked on projects and increased the levels of complexity on each one. She’s now working on her first sweater (the Effortless Cardigan) and was in the shop recently to browse yarn for…read more