elisabeth andrée

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the health benefits of crochet


the book ‘crochet saved my life’ written by kathryn vercillo is a book that was and is very popular and widely read. it is about the mental and physical health benefits of crochet.
because i am experiencing the health benefits of crocheting every single day i would like to tell you about kathryn’s new project. 
she has launched the project called ‘hook to heal’, a multimedia project consisting of a new book, corresponding set of online classes and creative email support.

quality of life

kathryn: this project is designed to teach people to use crochet to improve their health, wellness, creativity levels and enhance their total quality of life, a natural follow-up to my work with crochet saved my life.


extensive information can be find on kathryn’s website via the link below, but here you already can read some details.
kathryn: hook to heal has three core products namely:
  • creativity exercises book which is a book of creativity exercises for crocheters. it will show how crochet can be used to achieve mindfulness, release artistic fear, push to the next level of creativity, celebrate life and more. many topics of creativity will be explored in this book that challenge you to find new ways to craft yourself to wellness.
  • 12 week online creativity classes beginning in the fall. these will be weekly classes with chat/ video components that offer detailed lessons and guidance exploring the core ideas presented in the hook to heal book. 
  • one-on-one email support for crochet creativity. i am going to take the lessons that i’ve learned about using crochet to get deeper into your creative self. i’ll be your personal creative crochet coach armed with hooks to help you get to the next stage of your personal growth.

all details

this all sounds very interesting, doesn’t it! you can read all the details about kathryn’s new project, just click on this link

photo: three makeup bags, still unfinished projects, for more info see here

until next time!

4 thoughts on “the health benefits of crochet

  1. Thank you very much for sharing the information about my new project. It is always wonderful to be featured on your beautiful blog.Also … a reply to Maria who commented here just to say thanks so much for reading and enjoying the book!

  2. thank you for the information it sounds so amazing x

  3. I’ve been reading through Crochet Saved My Life and have been really enjoying the stories people share. It’s a lovely picture of how creativity has a healing power. Her new project sounds interesting. Can’t wait to see what it turns out to be! Thanks for visiting me over at Cuddle Bug Kids!

  4. This is awesome. I just picked up a crochet hook the other day after 30+ years…any hints?