The newest issue of Happily Hooked digital crochet magazine (#15) includes my article about Rebecca Monroe and how crochet has helped her.
I am sitting here stunned, shocked, saddened, scared … Feeling a world’s worth of emotions that don’t have a proper place in my brain. Marinke, known to many as Wink of A Creative Being, has succumbed to the depths of depression and taken her own life.
A little while back, one of this blog’s readers, Flo, was in the midst of working on the Sophie’s Universe crochet project and shared some of her mid-project thoughts with us in a post that I did over on About.com Crochet. She’s since completed the popular crochet project and is back with an update and some tips.
Ann Benoot is a self-taught textile artist from Belgium who does terrific creative work with crochet art. She has been working on a beautiful series of crocheted Zentangle power animals that I find to be unique and interesting. In this interview, she tells us about the inspiration for those, her history with the craft and what it’s been like to find her creative voice.
If you’ve read my book, Crochet Saved My Life, then you’ve been introduced to Aurore who has used crochet to help her cope with auditory hallucinations and other symptoms of schizophrenia. Aurore recently got a new job and connected with me for an update that I wanted to share with you here today.
I recently rounded up 80+ crochet health articles that I’ve written in the past few years. But here are some more recent crochet health articles and news about how crochet heals.
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