BEADWORKS— A large selection of beads, gemstones, tools and findings. Design unique, custom jewelry with the help of the knowledgeable staff. Open daily noon- 6 pm, Th and Sa noon-7 pm. 619 E. Passyunk Ave., 215.413.2323.
LOOP— This colorful store offers natural fiber, hand-painted and luxury yarns for knitting and crocheting. The shop carries a full range of patterns, needles and notions and offers classes for all skill levels. Open daily 11 am- 6 pm. 1914 South St., 215.893.9939.
RITTENHOUSE NEEDLEPOINT— This Rittenhousearea shop features 1,100 square feet devoted exclusively to needlepoint, including hand-painted canvases, top-quality fibers, accessories, books and finished needlepoint items. Open Tu-Sa 10 am- 6 pm. 1737 Chestnut St., Second Floor, 877.764.6880.