Winter weekend is an excellent opportunity to learn something new, especially since the inclement weather outside is perfect for staying at home. Do you want to take up a hobby or just watch others handcrafting something? In this article, we have gathered some captivating YouTube channels about a wide variety of hobbies – from rug making to knitting.

1. Needlework

You don't really want to dress up nicely in the era of a pandemic, but this does not mean that you should not prepare outfits for more fun times. Especially since there is plenty of time for this during a relative lockdown.

So if you have long dreamed of designing an extravagant Billy Porter’s Grammys Hat, you can learn all this on Wendy’s channel. In her blog, the Canadian tells how to sew a Chanel tweed suit from a 10$ blanket, as well as alter an old tee to make it look like a trendy Fenty crop top. In short, there are plenty of sewing ideas for quarantine. And if you still do not feel confident enough at the sewing machine, you can start by creating a cloth face mask.

2. Rug making

Another popular hobby today is rug making. This is a great way to freshen up your interior. There are different techniques for rug making, for example, tufting gun embroidery, which the author of this channel talks about.

In her blog, Amanda-Jane explains in detail what a beginner should start with, shares life hacks and shows the process of creating a carpet from start to finish.

3. Embroidery

In recent years, embroidery has experienced another rise in popularity. Therefore, today we want to introduce you to the channel where you can learn about embroidery for beginners, how to embroider words, as well as how to embroider clothes. Isn’t this a good reason to update your old jeans?

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4. Knitting

Knitting is a perfect kind of meditation. So if you have long dreamed of knitting a cozy warm scarf for yourself or someone close to you, but did not know where to start, we advise you to take a look at the channel of the Purl Soho brand. It contains tutorials on different knitting techniques, as well as tips for beginners.

And if you want to watch something about making specific things, we can recommend the Sheep & Stich channel. For example, you can learn how to knit a Gryffindor scarf or take on a couple of important life hacks for beginners.