Battling depression and anxiety with crochet and bingo

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Battling depression and anxiety with crochet and bingo   Depression and anxiety disorder are just two of the 10 most common psychological  disorders in the US. Health experts have found alternative ways of treating these mental disorders aside from medication. Two of these alternative ways are crochet and bingo.  In her book “Crochet Saved My Life,” Kathryn Vercillo chronicled her bouts of depression and anxiety, the healing powers of crochet, knitting and other needlework both … [Read more...]

Crochet Mix – Get Laced!

Crochet Mix - Get Laced! by crochetsavvy featuring Crochet & Leather Boho messenger bag … [Read more...]

Charity Crochet: Beth’s Hats for Hope Initiative – Massachusetts

Beth's Hats for Hope

by Aldonia Secession Mission To make and collect winter hats, scarves, afghans, etc for the homeless and working poor in Massachusetts. Description The inspiration for this group stems from Emily’s Hats For Hope Initiative located in Morristown, New Jersey. Emily’s Hats For Hope Initiative is an organization that was founded by a 17 year old from New Jersey. We featured Emily last year! Emily was a junior in high school when she began making winter hats for the local homeless and … [Read more...]

Deborah Overath of scienceknitster works

Deborah Overath

Focus on Business The Value of Having a Technical Writer Q) Tell us a little bit about yourself. A) My name is R. Deborah Overath and my company is called “scienceknitster werks”. I’m a biologist with a strong math background who has been crafting since about the age of 6 when my Grandmother taught me to embroider. I like all kinds of needlework and crafts, which are a great way to relieve stress! I learned to crochet and knit as a teenager and mainly crocheted off and on until I picked … [Read more...]

Todd Paschall of Crochet by Numbers

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  Todd A. Paschall was born December 21, 1964 in Fairbanks, Alaska. His family lived there for 3 years. He’s the son of Ruth and Tommie Paschall. Todd has an older sister Sandra, an older brother Tim and a younger sister Channon. His family left Fairbanks, Alaska for El Paso, Texas where his younger sister Channon was born. They only lived in Texas a year when they moved to Georgia. He’s lived in Atlanta, Georgia ever since. He attended Georgia State University to study Computer … [Read more...]