As you know, I am so deeply moved by how crochet heals us. It saved my life, mentally and physically! You can read about that HERE.

My life has changed so dramatically- and continues to do so every single day- that I started this very series called Straight From the HeART. The series delves into the lives of artists and artisans (YOU) to share how art has shaped us and continues to mold who we are. To experience the retellings of people making their own history, visit my series HERE.

This post is a reblog from ELK Studio Handcrafted Crochet Designs regarding a new study by Kathryn Vercillo of Crochet Concupscience. She is looking for volunteers to answer some questions. Read on to find out how you can help.

A new study is underway.

Crochet heals people. Studies have shown that the health benefits of crochet include relief from depression, prevention of age-related memory loss and stress reduction. As crocheters, we know that the health benefits extend far beyond this as well. We crochet for many reasons, not the least of which is because it is something that makes us feel good when we do it.

In 2012, I published a book called Crochet Saved My Life, in which I shared the many different ways that crochet help people. I related my own story of crocheting to heal from chronic depression and associated anxiety. I interviewed two dozen other women who shared how crochet helped them cope with symptoms of mental and physical illnesses. The anecdotal evidence from those stories, and from the many stories I received after the book was released, shows that crochet definitely helps people.

READ MORE:  via Exploring How Crochet Heals – A Guest Blog Post.

Crochet Classes


Most Popular Crochet Kits

You Might Also Like

Follow @ Instagram


Instagram

  • Whatever you do, this little sack will be a blast to make and bring joy to those you love.

Link in Bio for More 🤩
  • Oh, it's almost Christmas time! What is the most memorable Christmas gift have you ever received? .
.
Check this Heirloom Christmas Stocking! This stocking uses the decorative spike stitch to create a beautiful texture and add durability (so it can hold all your goodies). You can add two little pom poms to the cuff of the sock for added fun. .
.
.
LINK IN BIO FOR MORE...
  • Can you think of at least 3 people who would love to receive this as a gift this Christmas?
.
.
.
You can tag them here-at least you can ask the best color they prefer, right?! .
.
.
LINK IN BIO FOR FREE PATTERN
CLICK IT NOW! :)
.
Happy Hooking!
.
.
.
www.idealme.com
Pattern : Color Pop Mittens Crochet Pattern
  • Can you think of at least 3 people who would love to receive this as a gift this Christmas?
.
.
.
You can tag them here-at least you can ask the best color they prefer, right?! .
.
.
LINK IN BIO FOR FREE PATTERN
CLICK IT NOW! :)
.
Happy Hooking!
.
.
.
www.idealme.com
Pattern : Color Pop Mittens Crochet Pattern
  • Can you think of at least 3 people who would love to receive this as a gift this Christmas?
.
.
.
You can tag them here-at least you can ask the best color they prefer, right?! .
.
.
LINK IN BIO FOR FREE PATTERN
CLICK IT NOW! :)
.
Happy Hooking!
.
.
.
www.idealme.com
Pattern : Color Pop Mittens Crochet Pattern
  • Hey look! It's so cute, isn't??!!
.
 I found this cute witch hat in a blog called 'Mermaids & Monkeys'. With a pretty witch hat like this, I wouldn't mind dressing up like one! .
.
Here's a shoutout to them and their cute crochet pieces :)
.
.
Visit www.mermaidsandmonkeys.com for more.
This pattern is called the 'Pretty Witch Hat'. .
.
.
Happy Halloween, guys and gals! :)
  • I suggest you head to @dabbles_and_babbles ' account right away if you need a quick and easy last minute halloween get-up!
.
.
. 
Click @dabbles_and_babbles now! 
Pattern: Halloween Cat Beanie .
.
.
Happy hooking! <3
  • Do you think it's pretty?
.
.
.
The idea behind this pattern is something you'd relate to for sure! .
.
.
Click the link to find out!
.
.
.
LINK IN BIO :)
.
.
www.idealme.com
Pattern: Fringe Clutch Crochet
  • I hope this cheers you up :)
.
.
Wishing everyone a great weekend! :)
.
.
.
Get this Cozy Headband Pattern at:

www.stitch11.com
Pattern: Cozy Fall Headband

Find more patterns at www.idealme.com
.
.
Happy hooking!
  • Where do you see yourself wearing this bright Tangerine cardigan? Would you wear this on your son's baseball practice? A party, perhaps? .
.
Name it and comment down below! .
.
Link in Bio for free pattern.
CLICK THE LINK NOW!
.
.
www.idealme.com
Pattern: Cute Flare Sleeve Cardigan

Awesome Articles