Yarn Archive

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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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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New Yarns and What To Do With Them

Posted on December 8th, 2014 by craftygals

While you might be thinking about fast, giftable projects right now (and don’t worry, we are too!), a deep New England winter is the perfect time to curl up and start a knitting project that’s a little more intricate. Brilliant color, texture, and sparkle don’t hurt either. We’ve added 5 gorgeous new yarns that are…read more

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Spotlight: Dirty Water DyeWorks

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by craftygals

On Saturday, September 20th we were so excited to host Stephanie of Dirty Water DyeWorks for a trunk show. You can bet this won’t be the last time we have this loacal dyer in the shop. But if you missed her (or need a bit more Dirty Water yarn) you’re in luck! We’re now carrying…read more

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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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Springy New Yarns!

Posted on April 1st, 2014 by craftygals

With warmer weather just around the corner, we decided to add some new and new-to-us yarns this spring! Berroco Remix is an aran/worsted weight blend of nylon, cotton, acrylic, and silk. This yarn is a fantastic value, and perfect for cozy–but not too hot–cardigans. We love the sea-swept colors and surprising softness of this yarn!…read more

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Berroco Remix

Bay Ridge Dye Works

Posted on March 13th, 2014 by craftygals

Liz from Bay Ridge Dye Works, a  local indy dyer, popped in our shop to show off her wares and boy did we love her yarns. Maybe it was the gray-ness of the day, or the long-ness of the winter already, but we love her feel for vibrant, rich color. Liz is a chemist by…read more

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bay ridge

JPK&S Crafty Holiday Gift Guide #20

Posted on December 20th, 2013 by craftygals

The Gift of Spinning Today’s crafty gift idea is another new-to-JP Knit & Stitch item. Actually, it’s a bundle of items! We recently started carrying drop spindles and fiber for spinning (100% merino wool, Nube from Malabrigo), plus the excellent Respect the Spindle book. Set up your favorite crafter with the book, braid of fiber,…read more

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A spinning bundle!