Do you know that crocheting is useful for you?
Crocheting is a wonderful pass time that has many benefits for your mind as well as your body. In fact, the healing benefits of crocheting are numerous. Also crocheting is good for your mental health.
Here are some benefits of crocheting:
1.Helps Reduce Stress And Anxiety
Yarncrafts help with various forms of anxiety. It keeps your hands busy and mind focused. When you’re feeling stressed or anxious in your daily life, take some time for yourself, pick up a yarn and a hook and spend some time being creative.
2. Helps Lower Blood Pressure
Yarncrafting is a heart-healthy activity. When you get into the groove of a pattern and work at it for a few hours, you will feel relaxed. This relaxation lowers the stress hormone cortisol and therefore decreasing your blood pressure.
Crocheting can help you feel in control, but it can also give you a feeling of accomplishment. When you finish a project, big or small or when you’re feeling unproductive, you can look at all the rows or projects that you completed and know that you did this.
4. Helps With Insomnia
Crocheting before bed can help your mind relax and wind down enough to let you get sleepy and the act of focusing on one thing can help you get to sleep faster.
5.Improves Memory Skills
Crocheting keeps your mind active. The elements of math involved in crocheting (counting your stitches, being aware of the beginnings/endings of rows, totting up repetitions of patterns) all help to keep your thinking processes sharp.
6. It's creative
There's a lot of satisfaction to be gained from making something that gives pleasure to you or others.
7. Helps with fine motor skills
Many people have found that crocheting and other fiber arts has helped them regain or refine their fine motor skills.
These are not all benefits of crocheting. What’s the way that crocheting helps you?
Adding eyes to amigurumis can add a lot of personality to a project.
Here is a tutorial on how to easily crochet eyes for your amigurumi projects.