Crochet is one of the most popular needlework crafts in the country. There are books, magazines, conventions, clubs and merchandise all dedicated to the art of crochet. Most people who have taken it up as a hobby have attested to its relaxing and meditative properties as it enables you to focus on your needlework and it distracts the mind from overthinking and combats anxiety. It is mostly a repetitive movement, with just a hook, ball of yarn and the many crochet stitches that make up the patterns and project that you want to complete.
As the new year fast approaches, it’s important to reflect on 2018 and figure out how we’d like to make 2019 better. Between work, family and social obligations, it can be hard to take time for ourselves. Make 2019 the year you practice self-love and self-care like never before. As the saying goes, “Self-care isn’t selfish.” When you properly care for yourself, you are able to perform better in every aspect of your life.
So, here’s to the new year, and here’s to three new ways you can treat yourself in 2019!