The art of crocheting food | MNN

Studies have found that crafting is good for mental health. The repetitive mindfulness of knitting, for example, has been found to have some of the same benefits as meditation. In a survey, many knitters said they did it for relaxation and stress relief, and that it helps with mental and emotional relief. Although knitting and crocheting are not the same type of needlework, they are similar in that there is repetitive mindfulness. There's a food trend in crocheting right now, something that has grown out of the Japanese art form of amigurumi — crocheting small objects. This trend has crafters reaching for the crochet needle as both a hobby and a way to earn some money from their talents. Read more here >>>

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