20 Dec Crafty Gift Idea #15: Tie it Together

Knitting time is short, dear crafters, but there's still time to whip out a stack of sewn goodies. For the fellows in your life, how about a tie of the neck or bow variety? Try this tutorial from Purl Bee for an elegant neck tie, or this one from Angela Osborn for a dapper bow tie. We made ours from colorful...

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16 Dec Crafty Gift Idea #11: Embroidery Kit

Here we have a little sampling of our stitching supplies: An adorable embroiderdy pattern (L for Lion) from Penguin & Fish, 4 colors of Anchor embroidery floss, embroidery needles, a wooden hoop, and the fabric of your choice (we used Robert Kaufman Essex Linen). Stitch this up for a little one or wrap it up and present it as a kit...

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15 Dec Crafty Gift Idea #10: Knitting Accessories

What do you get for the knitter who has everything? How about a set of Knit Picks Options interchangeable needles? They come with sizes 4-11 needles in either nickel or rainbow laminated birch, and 4 cables (two each 24" and 36") We also have an array of great needlecases and specialty knitting accessories. Shown here are Lantern Moon needle cases, sock monkey measuring...

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Butin Collar

13 Dec Crafty Gift Idea #8: Nelkin Kits

We are always on the lookout for good, crafty kits to carry at JP Knit & Stitch. There's nothing like receiving a present with cute packaging with everything you need to make something special right inside.  That's why we love our newest find (thanks, Eloise!), Crafty Gift Idea #5, The Threadfollower kits, and why we love Crafty Gift Idea #8,...

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Eva's Table Runner

13 Dec Crafty Gift Idea # 7: Table Runner and Napkins

We touched on Eva's 1 Day Workshop: Table Runner + Napkins on the very first day of our Holiday Happiness Gift Guide Series, but when Eva brought in her sample for the class, we just had to highlight it. Whip up a table runner and napkins on Thursday the 2oth with Eva, or choose a fabric for your favorite hostess and create table...

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