I’ve been enjoying looking back at 2016 in crochet as a reminder of just how much amazing inspiration there is in this craft throughout the world and across different disciplines. We have looked at crochet art, books and fashion. Today let’s look back at my favorite topic: CROCHET HEALTH.

How Crochet Heals

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15 Stories Celebrating Crochet Health including my Lion Brand article on The Healing Features of Crochet Pocket Prayer Shawls

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5 ways to prevent heart disease with crochet

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April was Stress Awareness Month and the Craft Yarn Council did really awesome things all month long to raise awareness about the heart health benefits of knitting and crochet – including a big lemon drop on tax day using the Twinkie Chan lemon stress ball free pattern!

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Knitting as Therapy in Local Play About Homeless Veterans

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Crafting a Life: Knitting as Prayer (video talk)

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A History of Crochet as Occupational Therapyexcerpt from Crochet Saved My Life

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Finding Love in the Crochet Community

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Benefits of Crochet and Knitting for Kids

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Senior Crochet Club Shares Benefits of Crochet

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Looking back at Crochet Saved My Life

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Decreasing Mental Health Stigma: A Story Told Through Crochet Dolls

Crochet Heals Interviews

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How Crochet Heals Phyllis Ann

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Crochet Heals: Lori’s Story

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Crochet Heals: Katrina’s Story

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Crochet Heals: Cynthia’s Story

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How Crochet Helped After a Traumatic Brain Injury

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Emma’s Story: Crafting Through Chronic Pain

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Laura’s Story: Crochet for Connection

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Lydia’s Kidney Operation Crochet Story

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Interview with Anna of CounterIntuitive Knit and Crochet

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Bonnie’s Story

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Tanya’s Story

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Crochet Heals Donna

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Crochet Heals: Interview with Sara Leighton

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Crochet Heals Terri (interview)

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How Crochet Helps Erica Dawn Rackett

Crochet Stories in Magazines

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Find an article related to my Hook to Heal book in Simply Crochet Magazine Issue 42

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Read my crochet health interview with Jonathan Furches in Happily Hooked Issue 24

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My article about Anja’s Squares was featured in Happily Hooked issue 25

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Crochet Heals: My interview with Pat L. was offered as a supplement to Happily Hooked subscribers in February

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Kathie Helm shared her story with me, which I was able to share in Interweave Crochet Spring 2016, which is also the magazine’s 10th birthday issue

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