JPK&S Crafty Holiday Gift Guide #2


Here’s a gift idea that will brighten up a few grey winter hours – Threadfollower’s stuffed animal hand-stitching kits! These kits are appropriate for kids (and adults!) 8 and up — our sample bunny was made by a nine-year-old with minimal sewing experience — and did we mention completely adorable? They contain everything you need to make a little plush friend, including detailed step-by-step instructions. Threadfollower uses local and recycled materials, so you can inspire creativity and eco-consciousness all in one great gift!

*Number 2 in our annual series of DAILY gift ideas from your friends at JP Knit & Stitch. Stay tuned every day right here until December 24th for your daily dose of crafty inspiration.

This Gift Guide was brought to you by Jess (teacher + crafter + JPK&S-er)!


Posted on December 2nd, 2013 by craftygals

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JPK&S Crafty Holiday Gift Guide/#1



Looking for a winter warm-up? Try making a pair of mittens with Manos Silk Blend yarn! Silk Blend is a lustrous  70/30 blend of wool and silk, so it’s warm and cozy while also being shiny and soft, and it comes in a range of lovely colors, both solid and variegated. It’s perfect for making a pair of mittens, and will support a number of styles to suit any knitting level. Try simple solid, striped, cabled, or stranded colorwork like these octopus mittens. Make some for your friends and family as gifts, or a pair for yourself as a well-deserved holiday treat!

*Number 1 in our annual series of DAILY gift ideas from your friends at JP Knit & Stitch. Stay tuned every day right here until December 24th for your daily dose of crafty inspiration.

This Gift Guide was brought to you by Jess (teacher + crafter + JP Knit & Stitch-er)!


Posted on December 1st, 2013 by craftygals

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Holiday Crafting: Simple Hats

A sneak peak at our HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE:

Learn to make this simple hat and then…..make one for everyone on your list!

For more info and to register: Holiday Crafting: Simple Hats


Posted on November 30th, 2013 by craftygals

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Happy Thanksgiving

All of us here at JP Knit & Stitch wish you a very Happy (and Crafty!) Thanksgiving. We will be closed on Thursday, 11/28, for Thanksgiving and will re-open on Friday for our regular hours. See you soon! – JPK&S


Posted on November 28th, 2013 by craftygals

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Holiday Crafting!

It’s that time of year and we are seeing lots of crafty holiday projects (and hopes and dreams thereof) coming through our doors. We have a lot planned to help YOU and your crafty self get through the festive season.

HOLIDAY CRAFTING: 1 Day Workshops Series. These workshops are designed to get you up and going on a simple, quick, and easily replicable project (make one for each person on your list!).  See our Wet-Felting Scarf Workshop, Customizable Cowl, Fingerless Gloves Workshop, and our Simple Hat Workshop in this series.

FAMILY FUN: Join us for two scheduled family friendly workshops making felt ornaments. Our wonderfully talented embroidery teacher, Kate Herron, will be leading these workshops designed for kids and parents, too! A great gift or just a fun way to spend the afternoon (photo below is of samples for the class). Read all about it right here.

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: Yes, we are bringing back the JPK&S Holiday Gift Guide. This is a DAILY crafty inspiration posted on our homepage every day starting December 1st. We did it last year and we’re going to do it again! We have a few fun surprises up our sleeve…so stay tuned! 


Posted on November 16th, 2013 by craftygals

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Rachel’s quilt

In honor of our super fun and super busy Flash Fabric sale last Saturday, we give you Rachel and her lovely twin quilts! We are inspired by her great fabrics + her fresh fabric choices!

Posted on November 14th, 2013 by craftygals

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Just cause we like to mix things up a bit (and we are looking to clear some shelf space for winter fabrics), we are having a ONE DAY ONLY Flash Fabric Sale.

Come on down tomorrow, Saturday, 11/9, from 12-5pm and get 20 – 50 % off ALL FABRICS!

Here’s the breakdown:

Organic Fabrics (including organic flannels, cottons, and knits), Cotton Voiles, Lawn, and Nani Iro – 20% off

Dec Weight, Linen Blends, Wovens – 30% off


Sale fabric (fabric already on sale) – 50% off

Ready, set, go!

We can’t wait to see what you will make.

Posted on November 8th, 2013 by craftygals

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Arroyo Ahoy!

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 sweaters, beautiful shawls, and super sophisticated baby projects you whip up with our newest yarn!


Posted on November 1st, 2013 by craftygals

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New Fabrics

We are excited to welcome NEW flannels in the shop: warm and cozy checks (shirts, fun pillows, skirts!), subtle houndstooth, bright foxes, elephants, turtles (perfect for kids pajamas!)…something for everyone and perfect for the season!

fabric collage

Posted on October 25th, 2013 by craftygals

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New Yarns!

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 and inventory every day!

Quick tip: best way to keep on top of what’s new is “liking” us on Facebook. We post photos as soon as boxes arrive in the shop!



Posted on October 17th, 2013 by craftygals

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