Melissa’s Crochet Mandala and Struggle with Depression

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Esto “Sunshine Amid the Stormmandala comes to us from Melissa in Canada (on Instagram @mknyveld). Ella escribe, “This mandala symbolizes my struggle from suicide attempt, to putting my life back together slowly. I didn’t think it was possible, but ti make with my hands continues to help bring light on dark days.

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Kari’s Crochet MandalasForMarinke and Depression In Generations of Family

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These two precious crochet mandalas come to us from Kari Green of Jester Creations. Kari is a Scottish 40-something single mother of two teenage boys. She loves knitting, ganchillo, drawing and reading and says she, “can’t not have a creation in the making in my hands when I’m not working. And I know all too well how mental health issues can impact on every aspect of life.

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Ann’s Crochet Mandala + Suicide Rate Increase

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This gorgeous colorful crochet mandala comes to us from Ann Benoot, a terrific crochet artist from Belgium. It is helping us to fight against depression and suicide.

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Charlie’s Crochet Mandala + “SuicideShampoo

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This sunny crochet mandala comes to us from Charlie Lethbridge in Australia.

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Mandalas para Marinke – April Roundup

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Thanks to each and every one of the contributors who participated in the Mandalas for Marinke project. I didn’t get as many posted in April as I would have liked (some extreme jet lag put everything behind) but I’m still on track to wrap up posts in a couple of months and proceed forward as described in the last update.

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Kate Graff’s Crochet Mandalas for Marinke

Kate Graff Crochet Mandalas

These beautiful crochet mandalas come to the Mandalas for Marinke project from Kate Graff, known as GrafficDesigns on Instagram, Facebook, y Ravelry. She walks while crocheting and walked a total of five miles while crafting for this project.

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