wellbeing

11 crochet (and craft) resolutions for a joyful New Year

Do you still make New Year’s resolutions? I tend to think of them more as goals because ‘resolutions’ seems to have been overtaken by the toxic diet culture and punishing gym routines that spring up every year (anyone else’s mute and report button seeing a lot of action right now?). In my mind resolutions are there to focus on what will make you happy. And seeing as you’re already great… Read More »11 crochet (and craft) resolutions for a joyful New Year

Four ways crochet is good for your wellbeing

With the #crocehttherapy and #crochetastherapy hashtags having just under 400,000 posts between them and the news that GPs are due to start prescribing that arts and crafts as part of a new practice called social prescribing, it’s not surprising that more and more of us are discovering the metal health benefits of crochet. Guardian writer Jennifer Macey’s recent article Happy hookers: how prescribing creativity might help wellbeing, featured research from… Read More »Four ways crochet is good for your wellbeing