Craft as Self-Care: Crochet Each Day Keeps the Doctor Away
Crochet is a form of self-care for me. It helps me prevent, minimize, and/or manage the symptoms of depression. Poem: The Difference Every summer when I was growing up we would go to visit my grandmother, the only truly religious woman in our family....
Orcas swim again on Seattle’s Edgewater Hotel, thanks to artist Wyland
Marine artist and conservationist Wyland first painted a mural on the side of The Edgewater in 1985; it was covered up during a renovation 10 years later. He redid the...
Learn Amigurumi: The Adorable Japanese Art of Knitting and Crocheting Small Creatures
Curious about amigurumi? Learn what is amigurumi, the supplies, you'll need, and check out cute amigurumi patterns you can download and try today!
How can art therapy benefit people living with cancer? Check out what research is saying, a well as ways to get started yourself.
A Father Transformed Data of his Son’s First Year of Sleep into a Knitted Blanket
Seung Lee tracked the first year of his baby's sleep schedule with the BabyConnect app, which lets you export data to CSV. Choosing to work with six minute intervals, Lee then converted the CSVs into JSON (using Google Apps Script and Python) which created a reliable pattern for knitting. The frenet
Survey Says: Creativity & Hobbies Are Keys to Happiness
Kurt Vonnegut said, “To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.” Making your soul grow probably contributes to a long and happy life, right? Bupa, an international healthcare company that...
Psychiatrist knits anatomically correct woolly brain
Psychiatrist Dr Karen Norberg, of National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, spent a year knitting an anatomically correct replica of the human brain.
Knit: Knit Stitch
Getting started knitting guide: http://bit.ly/1sCTul5 This tutorial demonstrates how to work the knit stitch commonly abbreviated as “k”. Follow Us for More ...