INTERACTIVE: Why embroidery, cross-stitch, and knitting are trending in Malaysia

Penang-based retired teacher Choong Lay Khuan turns to patchwork to keep busy during the pandemic. Photo: The Star/Chan Boon Kai

PETALING JAYA: Since the start of the pandemic and numerous movement control orders, many Malaysians have turned to productive activities to keep boredom at bay. Some have turned to hobbies such as gardening, cooking, stamp collecting and learning a new DIY skill.

The stay-at-home period has seen a resurgence in craft activities too.

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