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    Updated on Oct 3, 2019. Posted on Oct 2, 2019

    25 Fun Products If You're Looking To Try A New Hobby

    It's craft time!

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    1. This autumn, why not knit your own scarf? The basics are surprisingly easy to learn, and you can learn the more advanced tricks with books like this one.

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    Knitting is so soothing.

    Price: £9.64 on Kindle, £10.49 paperback.

    2. Of course, if you want to learn how to knit, you're going to need needles.

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    Each steel needle is 36 centimeters long.

    Price: £7.99 for 11 pairs.

    3. Skip the tour guides and tour buses. Pick up a guide book like this one and explore a nearby city on foot.

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    Walking books are a great way to avoid tourist traps. This trilogy contains 36 walks, complete with maps and photos to guide you.

    Price: £16.23

    4. It's the golden age of podcasts. Why not buy a microphone and start your own with your friends?

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    Just plug this mic into any USB port, and you're ready to go!

    Price: £24.99

    5. Get some origami sheets and wow your friends with your little creations.


    How cute is that lil' origami dinosaur!

    Price: £16.99 for 200 sheets.

    6. While you can find loads of origami instructions online, you'll need a book for your more complicated projects.

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    This book contains 15 origami projects, including an origami sea turtle and an origami butterfly.

    Price: £11.04 on Kindle, £13.71 paperback, £16.99 hardcover.

    7. Pressed flowers are everywhere, from phone cases to jewellery. DIY this trendy decoration with this arts and crafts press.

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    The press comes with a few sheets of blotting paper, but you can just use newspaper when you run out.

    Price: £23.95

    8. If you're still obssessed with the movie Ghost, this clay sculpting kit is for you.

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    Because didn't we all have a crush on Patrick Swayze?

    Price: £13.99 for 30 pottery and clay tools.

    9. Do you love the idea of becoming a poet, but have no idea where to start? This book will teach you basic poetry structures and styles.

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    Oliver draws on her own experience to teach you the mechanics of poetry.

    Price: £11.34

    10. Birdwatching is a great hobby for people who love the morning (the early, early, early morning). Pick up a pair of binoculars and give it a go!

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    These waterproof binoculars come with a travel bag.

    Price: £24.99

    11. This kit will help you make your own jewellery.

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    Jewellery kits can also be used for repairs. Fix your broken clasps easily with this kit's pliers.

    Price: £8.99

    12. Start your own herb garden for fresher, cheaper ingredients. Herb gardens are really fun (and pretty good for the environment).

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    This kit comes with soil, pots, plant markers, and of course, seeds. You can grow basil, thyme, parsley, chives, and mint (the real MVP).

    Price: £12.95

    13. This embroidery set will unleash your creative side and help you unwind.

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    These would make such cute Christmas gifts.

    Price: £9.99

    14. This tiny sewing machine is perfect for fashion novices, not yet willing to commit to a full-sized sewing machine.

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    You can make your own clothes, or just mend the clothes you have.

    Price: £23.99

    15. After a little practice, you can make almost anything with these crochet hooks.

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    You can crochet little stuffed animals? I'm deceased.

    Each order includes 11 crochet hooks, 10 pins, and 6 yarn needles.

    Price: £7.99

    16. Scrapbooking is a great way to celebrate memories. This black scrapbook comes with 12 paint pens to help you decorate!

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    Leslie Knope would be proud.

    Price: £13.69

    17. It's never too late to learn an instrument, especially a relatively simple one like the ukelele.

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    It's amazing how many songs you can play with just four chords.

    Price: £29.99

    18. Calligraphy is a hobby that quickly becomes an impressive skill. All you need to start is a practice book...

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    This book can teach you five different calligraphy styles!

    Price: £19.99

    19. And some calligraphy pens!

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    Each set comes with black, blue, red, and green ink.

    Price: £14.99 for three pens, one ink converter, and 12 ink cartridges.

    20. If you're feeling inspired by GBBO, why not try baking? Just follow the wise instructions of Mary Berry's beloved cookbook.

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    Your friends will certainly think you're a star baker.

    Price: £12.99 on Kindle, £16.99 hardcover.

    21. Embellishing your bake is easier than you think with this cake decorating kit.

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    The rotating turntable makes frosting so easy.

    Price: £13.99

    22. This set of 24 watercolour paints will have you feeling like Monet.

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    This paint set is also a perfect gift for your artsy friend.

    Price: £19.99

    23. Skip the gym membership and work out at home with just a yoga mat and free online tutorials.

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    This year can be the year you finally get in shape.

    Price: £20.99

    24. Cooking your way through a cookbook is a fun and tasty challenge.

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    Move aside, Jamie Oliver. There's a new (hopefully not naked) chef in town.

    Price: £7.99 on Kindle, £14.99 hardback.

    25. You can make your own gin! What a world!

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    Each gin kit comes with a decanter, cocktail strainer, and spices to use at your own discretion.

    Price: £10.99