While staying at home, many of us have found new creative outlets. For some, it’s baking and preserving, while others are turning to yarn and fiber arts. As this article from The Atlantic, opens a new window explains, these crafts can be a source of comfort and calm in times of stress.
When looking for inspiration, try paging through magazines like Interweave Knits, opens a new window, Knitscene, opens a new window, and Knitter's Magazine, opens a new window. Or if you’re in the mood to crochet, check out an issue of Crochet Traditions, opens a new window or Interweave Crochet, opens a new window. You can find many other knitting, opens a new window and crochet, opens a new window eMagazine titles on RBdigital. You can even dive into Open Library, opens a new window to dig up forgotten books of patterns, and maybe learn a less common skill such as tatting lace, opens a new window.
Looking for new knitting or crochet projects? Check out these books that you can borrow and read from the comfort of your own home!
What kinds of crafts do you make to help relieve stress? Let us know in the comments below!