Self-Care

This year's #StichAwayStress campaign is all about self-care and its intersection with yarn crafts. Join us this April for tips on how to incorporate self-care into your life, meditative stitches to practice, soft yarns to soothe your nerves and so much more! All month on Instagram, we will provide insight about how yarn crafters and non-fiber artists alike incorporate self-care into their lives.

Stitch Away Stress

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66%

of respondents engage in self-care activities on a regular basis to minimize their stress.

93%

of respondents use knitting and/or crochet as a self-care activity.

Girl with knitted blanket

93%

of respondents use knitting and/or crochet as a self-care activity.

2019 survey results

In March 2019, we asked you "How important is self-care to you and what are some of the ways it intersects with your fiber crafts?" Click the link below to see a break down of our survey results.
Survey Story

taking the wellness message
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Betsan Corkhill

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Dr. Perri Klass

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Ready for a fun project?

Make lemons into lemonade!

Make a lemon pillow of your own and make one to brighten someone else's day. Designed by crochet artist extraordinaire Twinkie Chan, it's cuddly and squeezable, and like the lemon stress ball Twinkie designed several years ago, a great stress reliever.

Be Happy.
Be healthy.
Knit or crochet.

Get started today

Crochet swatch

Explore the basics of crochet with video tutorials.
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Knit swatches

Explore the basics of knitting with video tutorials.
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