Today's topic: One hobby I would like to start.
I have three. You know me - always the rebel.
|photo courtesy of mayaweavings.com|
1. Weaving. I really want to learn to weave. On a machine/"real" loom, not that plastic thing they sell at the big box craft store. I'm hesitant though. I want a to learn on a "real" loom and "real" looms are expensive and what if I hate it? Because honestly, I'm not fond of weaving on the plastic looms from the craft store. Do I not like craft store weaving because of the cheap loom? Because you can only make potholders? Or because I don't actually like weaving?
|Polonaise Spinning Wheel from Knit Picks|
2. Spinning. I really, really want to learn how to spin my own yarn. But every time I come close to saving the money to buy a loom, I go yarn shopping instead. And I know nothing about spinning wheels. Which one is best for a beginner? Are there different types for beginners? And sadly, I don't have a lot of interest in learning about wheels if I don't have the money to buy one.... and like I said.... yarn shopping....
|photo courtesy of thesprucecrafts.com|
3. Embroidery. Actually, I know how to embroider. Or at least I used to. It has been years, decades really, since I've embroidered but I used to be able to do it. I'm sure I could again. But the knitting always seems to take precedence. One day...