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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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Craft Yarn Council Video Highlight

The Craft Yarn Council has created an informative video about the health benefits of knitting and crochet. I’m honored that they’ve briefly highlighted my book with a text mention in this important video. About the CYC The Craft Yarn Council

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Sussle Scholarship Winner

I am so excited – and grateful – to say that I have won another scholarship from Sussle. They said: I am thrilled to be their first two-time winner. I love sharing the things I love with the community there.

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Heart-Centered Influencer Award

The Crochet Lounge is running a series right now recognizing the Top 20 Heart-Centered Influencers in crochet. Each person that they award has done something truly heartfelt in the crochet community and had a ripple effect with their work as

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Work From Home Issues: Isolation

I wanted to quickly share that I’ve been quoted by author Simon Salt in the new book Out of Office: How to Work from Home, Telecommute, or Workshift Successfully. I have been working from home for over a decade and have

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New 5 Star Review of Crochet Saved My Life

Crochet Saved My Life was reviewed by Anne Boling for Readers’ Favorite. It was given a 5 Star review that says in part: “Crochet Saved my Life will benefit many people. Kathryn Vercillo has included a wide range of disorders

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Moments of Pride (Facebook Movie)

I have to say that I was really touched by the Facebook movie thing that Facebook offered. It was great to see mine. And I’m a little proud, I admit, that these were my “most liked” moments:

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I Love To Help Others Share Their Stories

I believe fervently that each individual in this world has a unique personal story comprised of all of their one-of-a-kind experiences, perspectives and influences as well as the option to choose how they want their own story to develop over

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Lion Brand Yarn Guest Post: Crochet as Meditation

“There is certainly something valuable to be found in formal meditation. However, it doesn’t work for all of us. In particular, people with mental health conditions including depression and anxiety may find it too difficult to simply sit on the cushion and

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My Newest Book

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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You can see my books and author bio on Amazon.