Since three or four years I'm a very happy cross stitcher. :)
Cross stitching is an old embroidery technique and I only do counted cross stitch. It's a very relaxing hobby that keeps my hands busy but leaves me free to dream up new stories. If you'd like to learn how to cross stitch here's a good how-to site (including a video).
You can create smaller objects with cross stitch or large ones. Here are examples for bookmarks (which I love to make because they are quick and easy):
My current project is a horse picture for my daughter. This project is driving me crazy because it's taking FOREVER!
Here are some pictures:
I know that at least one person (yep, Rosie--I'm talking about youuuu!) started to do cross stitch too. How about you? Anyone else likes to do cross stitch? Do you have pictures you'd like to share?