Cross stitching is a creative hobby to take up during lockdown. (Envato Elements)
If you’re looking to discover a new, cheap hobby to start at home, you’re not alone. Almost a year on from the first national lockdown – and all those Zoom quizzes – the UK is once again being shut down, and people are once again looking for lists of quarantine-friendly hobbies and activities.
If you would rather not revisit banana bread, head shaving and Tiger King, but you need some lockdown hobby ideas to act as a distraction from constant doom scrolling on Twitter, it might be a good idea to take up a hobby or new interest.
There’s plenty of ways to relax while keeping your mind focused, including adult colouring books, cross-stitching and jigsaw puzzles.
From The Great British Bake Off to cats and Jane Austen to swear words you can get arty with adult-focused colouring books. Prices generally range from £4.99 to £9.99 so you won’t have to spend too much to keep busy during lockdown.
There’s also a number of books that focus specifically on mindfulness which will help anyone…