Donna shares, “I think all of my handmade gifts have a spirituality about them. I put so much into them. Having undergone psychiatric and psychological counseling, mindfulness has been a big part of my treatment. I found the times I crocheted were a natural vehicle for mindfulness.”
Elevate simple crochet work into art by framing it for display in your home. This is an exercise in honoring the importance of your own creative self-expression – even if “all” you are making is granny squares!
Sara shares her crochet health story in her own articulate language and then answers a few additional questions about her life in crochet.
Terri passed away last summer but before that really enjoyed the craft, and the health benefits, of crochet. Here is her interview.
I’ve been taking a look back at the guest posts I did after Crochet Saved My Life was first published. Here is one and links to others!
Erica Dawn learned to crochet when she was a young child, about the age of six. Her grandmother had taught her the basics, but she lost interest in it fairly quickly. Then, about five years ago, that same grandmother passed away on the night of her 93rd birthday. Erica picked up the hook again to help her deal with the loss. In this interview, she shares that experience and how crochet has helped.
Be sure to check out this month’s issue of Happily Hooked digital crochet magazine, Issue 20, which has my “Crochet Heals” column about Cassandra who crocheted first to relax and de-stress but later found the craft to help her through the difficulties of postpartum depression.