A truism stitchers often say to justify their stash is that it’s Cheaper than a therapist.” We often say that stitching keeps us sane, but does it really?
In this column from About.com’s Crochet Guide, we learn how another needlecraft has helped this stitcher battle depression.
She looks at 10 symptoms of depression and shows how needlework helps those symptoms.
You may not crochet, nor may you suffer from clinical depression, but we do have some of these symptoms sometimes. And our needlework does help us through them.
So yes, needlework really is cheaper than a therapist, and, possibly, more effective.