Yarn Archive

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 ┬álocal 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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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!

JPK&S Crafty Holiday Gift Guide #9

Posted on December 9th, 2013 by craftygals

Socks! Our last few crafty gift ideas have been relatively quick, perfect if you have a bunch of knit-worthy folks on your list. But, if you want a longer project, or have one extraordinarily special person on your list, you might consider hand knit socks! (We wanted to tell you about this with enough time…read more

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Socks!

Arroyo Ahoy!

Posted on November 1st, 2013 by craftygals

Check out our newest yarn, the sport weight, machine washable Malabrigo Arroyo! Like a beefier version of Malabrigo Sock, Arroyo is 100% superwash merino wool, hand dyed in Malabrigo’s ever variable, always beautiful colors. We went with mostly fall-toned hues, some colorful multis, and a pop of pink! We can’t wait to see the floaty…read more

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Arroyo!

New Yarns!

Posted on October 17th, 2013 by craftygals

The knitting season is finally upon us and we are super excited about the NEW yarns we are getting in everyday: Cephalopod Yarns (Skinny Bugga, Bugga, and Traveler); The Fiber Company (Meadow, Acadia, and Tundra); Swan’s Island (Washable Wool); and NEW colors in some our Faves (Manos Maxima + Malabbrigo Worsted). We’re getting new yarns…read more

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bugga

New Fall Yarns and New Colors!

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by craftygals

We are excited to bring in new yarns for the fall knitting season. Joining our JP Knit & Stitch yarn team are The Fibre Company’s DK weight Acadia, a wonderful heathered two-ply yarn with tweedy flecks made of 100% washable organic merino wool; The Fibre Company’s Tundra, a bulky weight blend of 60% baby alpaca,…read more

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Winter in August

Posted on July 26th, 2013 by craftygals

Oh, alright, maybe not winter, but this chilly, rainy morning has me thinking about yarn! Not our (awesome) summer yarns like Firefly, but something wooly. Luckily, we’ve got a few new yarns that totally fit the bill: Tara Tweed in new colors! This earthy-but-still-soft wool blend would be great for guy’s accessories, or a boyfriend-style…read more

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Our Newest Yarns on a Rainy Day

Our Newest Knitting Notion

Posted on May 25th, 2013 by craftygals

We’re pleased to announce our newest item: blocking wires! Use these when blocking projects that need to be stretched into shape while keeping straight edges. They’re especially useful for lace projects, of course, but also great for items like pieced sweaters, where each piece needs to be blocked to just the right shape. Grab a…read more

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Blocking wires

New Spring Yarns

Posted on April 9th, 2013 by craftygals

Hello spring and hello new spring yarns. We are carrying a brand new bulky weight cotton yarn, Sprout, in lots of lovely colorways. Perfect for a quick knit up summer-y cardigan or a baby blanket. A new shipment of Madeline Tosh Vintage and Light just landed and we pushed ourselves to bring in new, fresh…read more

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