Texas Monthly Recommends: Crafting Your Way Through Quarantine
A couple of months ago, I bought a leafy, fern-filled pattern and taught myself how to cross-stitch. Though I’m a couple of years late to the cross-stitch revival, I picked up the hobby hoping it would keep me off my phone (and off Twitter, where brain cells go to die) now that I lived alone and my evenings were much quieter than I was used to. It’s pretty simple as crafts go, but it requires a level of concentration to stick to the pattern and count out tiny rows of diagonal stitches. My progress has been slow, but over the past few weeks of social distancing, I’ve been able to finish up the pattern while talking to friends, binge-watching old favorites on Netflix, and, sometimes,…View Original Post
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