Yarn Archive

Yarns for Fall: Local and not-so-local

Posted on August 17th, 2015 by craftygals

We’re gearing up for crisp days, fall knitting, and the Greater Boston Yarn Crawl, and that means all sorts of new yarn. We’ve brought in favorite yarns from our own backyard, and from across the Atlantic. Plus, they’re all machine washable! Skeinny Dipping: Hand dyed right here in Woburn, we have two squisky, lovely bases:…read more

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Summer Days

Posted on August 5th, 2015 by craftygals

We can’t believe it’s August! Summer is still here and we are wringing every moment that we can from it – hope you are too! Though we are knee deep in Fall planning – new yarns, new classes, new teachers – there is still lots of crafty fun to be had in the shop this…read more

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Me Made May Interview

Posted on June 25th, 2015 by craftygals

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

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#be inspired – June!

Posted on June 2nd, 2015 by craftygals

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

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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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