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...

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...

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...

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,...