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Hobbies

  1. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for Artists, According to ArtistsWe’ve reached out to several artists – from sculptors, painters, illustrators, and even a curator – to help you choose the perfect gift.
  2. this thing’s incredible
    I’ve Hiked Thousands of Miles with Dozens of Packs, and This Is My Go-ToPopular among seasoned backpackers, the brand remains off the radars of commercial retailers, but I saw it a lot while hiking the Appalachian Trail.
  3. recommended by experts
    The Best Art Easels for Kids, According to Art Educators and ParentsFrom a $20 (art-teacher-approved) easel to a model more appropriate for teens who are getting serious about their work.
  4. piano
    Purchasing a Piano: A First-Time Buyers GuideFrom a brand-new Steinway to a found-on-Craigslist Baldwin Grand.
  5. everything guide
    The Everything Guide to Picking Up the Piano As an AdultSpecific advice for everyone — whether you simply want to tackle the classics, or you’d rather create Marie’s Crisis in your living room.
  6. this thing’s incredible
    I’ve Made 1,200 Face Masks (and Quilts and Slippers) With This Sewing Machine“It sits right at my dining table, like a sixth member of my family.”
  7. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for Knitters, According to KnittersFrom yarn to totes to handy trinkets.
  8. compulsive shopping
    I Can’t Stop Buying (and Building) Escapist Lego SetsSince I can’t really go out and see the world right now, building a shrunken Statue of Liberty and replicas of city skylines is the next best thing.
  9. hobbies
    These Designers Have an (Emoji-Inspired) Basketmaking ClubLast week, they each wove something based off the peach.
  10. gifts they’ll want in a pandemic
    This Weaving Loom Saved Me When All My (Pre-Pandemic) Hobbies DisappearedWhen I couldn’t make ceramics or play in my community orchestra, I turned to the Schacht Lilli Loom.
  11. gifts they’ll want in a pandemic
    Making Friendship Bracelets Kept Me Occupied (and Productive) During LockdownIt’s a surprisingly fun, screen-free hobby.
  12. trust me i should know
    I’ve Taught Many a Friend to Knit Using These (Very Giftable) KitsYou can buy them to make gifts for someone else, or as gifts for a knitter in your life.
  13. recommended by experts
    Everything You Need to Get Into Macramé, According to Artists“If you can tie it into a knot, you can tie it into your macramé piece.”
  14. trust me i should know
    I Turned My Tie-Dye Hobby Into a Side Hustle. Here’s What I Use to Dye at Home.From the rubber bands, to the squeeze bottles, to the dyes, to the best blank sweatshirts, socks, and baby onesies to tie-dye.
  15. recommendations
    Have You Tried Yodeling Through an Open Window?And other bizarrely soothing stay-at-home activities suggested by the Swiss government.
  16. personal project
    A Good Quarantine Playlist Will Last You ForeverNew York DJ Venus X offers a step-by-step guide for creating the soundtrack to your life right now.
  17. hippocrates don’t lie
    Shakira Studies Philosophy in Quarantine As You Feebly Feed Sourdough StarterThat’s one “hobby.”
  18. personal project
    Knitting to Keep My Hands BusyIt’s a good project, and it keeps me from constantly checking the news on my phone.
  19. personal project
    I Want to Grow EverythingHow I came to care for a sourdough starter, a kombucha scoby, and too many pothos clippings to count.
  20. personal project
    The Way I Used to Read RecipesReturning to childhood cookbooks in isolation.
  21. personal project
    My Only Hobby Is Being PettyI know it’s not good, but it feels like the only thing I have left.
  22. personal project
    I Spend My Nights Sewing to Help Keep My Friends SafeI felt frustrated and helpless until I started making masks for people I know.
  23. personal project
    My Kids Think I’m the Best Artist EverHaving kids gave me the pretense I needed.
  24. personal project
    I Just Want to Be Able to Do One Pull-UpRevisiting a goal that has eluded me my entire life.
  25. personal project
    All the Ways I Failed at Self-ImprovementHow could anyone possibly get through weeks of terrorized confinement without coming out the other side a worse version of their former self?
  26. personal project
    How to Bartend for OneAn idiot’s guide to making a martini.
  27. personal project
    Now Is a Great Time to Hand-Wash Your ClothesAs far as domestic chores go, washing your clothes by hand is actually one of the more enjoyable.
  28. personal project
    I Hope You Like My Teeny Tiny PaintingsToo thoughtful — and small! — to justify throwing out.
  29. style
    Painting My Nails Is the Only Time I Don’t ThinkWhen we’re done social distancing, I’d like to paint my friends’ nails, too.
  30. personal project
    Sitting on the Couch Is My New Favorite HobbyEnjoy your sourdough starters! I will not be doing that.
  31. trust me i should know
    Parker Posey’s Guide to Getting Into NeedlepointThe longtime needlepointer on everything a beginner needs to know, including the eyeglass-case kits that quickly made Cameron Diaz capable.
  32. personal project
    Balls Up, Balls DownPracticing a small surprise for future social situations.
  33. science of us
    Why Can’t I Commit to a Hobby?I’ve tried knitting, crochet, tarot, and watercolors. Why can’t I make anything stick?
  34. hobbies
    Check Out Elizabeth Warren’s Haunted Doll CollectionUnexpectedly presidential, actually.
  35. tobey’s game
    Tobey Maguire Is Really Into Competitive Puzzling These DaysGame night!
  36. i like this bitch’s life
    This Woman Is Making Shawls Sexy, I Swear to YouIn praise of knitting designer Andrea Mowry.
  37. hobbies
    Everyone Leonardo DiCaprio’s Played Volleyball With This SummerLeo has a new hobby.
  38. hobbies
    Taylor Swift Has Taken Up FalconryShe stopped by a falconry class at a Big Sur resort.
  39. starter kit
    20 Satisfying Hobbies and How to Get ThemWant to become a domestic goddess? Flower farmer? Dancer?
  40. get a hobby
    Make Dating Less Miserable: Treat It Like a HobbyA modest proposal to make Tinder more bearable.
  41. get a hobby
    Do You Like Under the Tuscan Sun? Drinking Wine? Take Up Pasta MakingI roll and I knead. I become a craftsman. I am the Geppetto of pasta.
  42. get a hobby
    Against Side HustlesPersonal pleasure is what makes a hobby a hobby.
  43. self
    It’s ‘Get a Hobby’ Week on the CutThe new year is the perfect time to finally take up ceramics.
  44. get a hobby
    Herbalism Started As a Hobby But Became Much MoreIt marked a complete shift for how I live my life.
  45. get a hobby
    A Psychologist Explains How to Get Over Your Fear of Trying New ThingsThe thing that no one ever mentions about stretching yourself is that it really sucks sometimes.
  46. hobbies
    The Time-Wasting Magic of Online Real Estate Listings“Redfin is Tinder for married people,” as one friend put it.
  47. the best. really.
    The Best Yarn for Holiday-Scarf-Knitting Is Soft, Bespoke CashmereClinton Hill Cashmere Company carries yarn with fibers that are thinner and therefore silkier than just about everything else.
  48. everything guide
    Why You Suck at Stuff, and How to Get BetterFrom throwing pots to giving massages: finding the pleasure in being bad at something, and learning how to do it right.
  49. hobbies
    Oh Dear, Lindsay Lohan Has Just Started Playing Pokémon GoBuckle up.
  50. 33 Gift Ideas for Hobbyists and Pet Owners Cat-yoga mats and kayak-canoes for everyone.
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