This is a guest post by Linda Kennedy who shared her crochet health story here on the blog. Today she shares a piece that she has written about an exercise in crocheting with your eyes closed.
You don’t have to be able to see to crochet. You can feel your way through the work. In fact, many people who crochet are blind – either because they were born that way or because they experience macular degeneration over time. Many older people with limited eyesight can no longer drive or do other daily things but they can still crochet. Here are some of those inspiring crochet stories about blind crocheters
A blind woman is trying for a new world record after previously losing the attempt to crochet the world’s longest chain.
This woman lost her eyesight but continues to care about giving to others, crochet chemo caps for patients going through cancer treatment.