Have you tried needlepoint? The color-by-number of the fiberworld, this craft is accessible and relaxing. No complex charts, no counting, no getting lost. The pattern is already on the canvas, all you have to do is stitch the color! These are fantastic beginner kits. They include everything you need to try out this fun craft.
From the manufacturer:
Simply stitch by color. The extra-large holes and full color printed design make stitching easy. Great activity for travel! This package contains one piece of printed mesh, one plastic frame, 26 yards of yarn, one embroidery needle and easy-to-follow instructions. Finished size: 6x6 inches. WARNING: Choking Hazard- small parts. Not for children under 3 years. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Imported.