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Crochet Health Article in Knit Edge Magazine

Knit Edge Magazine Issue #6 is out now and includes an article I’ve written about how crochet has continued saving and improving my life over time. The article is an update about what’s been happening since I published Crochet Saved

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Happily Hooked Issue #4

My monthly column on crochet health is continuing over at Happily Hooked online magazine. In this issue I interviewed Sara Leighton of Illuminate Crochet. She shared a terrific story about how crochet helped her through self-esteem and depression issues and

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Interview and Goals

I’ve been interviewed today about crochet and writing over on the Illuminate Crochet blog. One of the questions was about my future goals. Here was my answer: “I really feel that I’ve found my niche in using writing to help others

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Crochet Health Survey – Press Release (Please Share!)

For Immediate Release A new crochet health survey has been launched to study how crochet heals people. This is a 27-question survey (mostly multiple choice) designed to gather detailed information about the physical and mental health issues that are helped

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Interweave Crochet Summer Issue

The new issue of Interwave Crochet is out on the newsstands now.  I’m happy to have my column continue there. I’ve interviewed Everyday Crocheter Vicki Sulfaro. Toni Rexroat highlighted the issue in her Crochet Me blog column for Interweave and

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Happily Hooked Issue #3

The new issue of Happily Hooked is now out on the digital shelves and I’m happy to have another issue of my crochet health interview series published there. The Cover So excited to see @crochetkween on the cover of the

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Happily Hooked Crochet Health Interview

I’ve interviewed Vicki Sulfaro before about crochet, first for my book Crochet Saved My Life and then for my blog and then for an upcoming article in Interweave Crochet. I never get tired of hearing new aspects of her story,

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Blogger of the Month – Black Sheep Wools

I’m thrilled to share that I was selected as the Blogger of the Month by Black Sheep Wools. They’ve interviewed me here. An excerpt: Do you have a crochet or knitting tip you would like to share? Yarn crafting heals if

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Crochet Art Project Contribution

YarnBombing LA is doing another collaborative crochet art project and I’m happy to be a part of it.

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Crochet Saved My Life Review and Interview

There is a new digital iPad magazine out called Happily Hooked, which is all about crochet. The first issue features a number of great crochet designers including Stacey Trock of FreshStitches and Wink of A Creative Being. It also features

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Crochet Saved My Life is my newest book. In it I share my own story of healing from depression through crafting. I also share the stories of 23 other women plus some research and anecdotal evidence that suggests that crochet has both mental and physical health benefits.

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