Can touch have a positive effect on your emotional state? Scientists have wondered this since 1895...
Projects: Process vs. Product
– By Anne Ferrey When we started the Yarnfulness Project, our goal was to find hard evidence on the effect of crochet/knitting/crafting on well-being. In researching this, we’ve tended to think about the benefits of crafting as if they would be similar for everyone – despite individual differences, we have been thinking about crafters as … Continue reading Projects: Process vs. Product
Changing perspectives on our research
On using public input to change our research plan, and getting back to basics.
Research, Stress and Stitches
Beverly Ayling-Smith writes about her experiences of work stress and relaxation by stitching.
Five Ways Crafting Could Help your Mental Health
Anne looks into whether knitting or crochet help your mental health.
Excited and Involved
The lowdown on when and how you can get involved.