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Criss Cross Blanket Pattern

Hello friends, once again I am here to talk about this craft that everyone already knows is my favorite, yes my darling CROCHET. Today I bring a Criss Cross blanket pattern, very colorful, very modern and perfect for those who want to decorate a home environment and make it very cozy. Criss Cross Blanket Pattern is a distinctive handicraft, which can also be made in a unique and classic color, according to the taste of the craftsman.

I also want to talk to you today about the benefits of crochet as a hobby, I know I’m suspicious of talking, because my preference for this craft is endless, but research shows that crochet is an excellent therapy, being a great ally for the welfare.

More than a hobby, calming calms, prevents Alzheimer’s and relieves stress, depression and anxiety. Lack of mood, mental fatigue, monotony… Ending these annoyances can be simple and pleasurable.

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Why Crochet Helps Cure and Prevent Disease
– The activity requires concentration, reasoning and motor coordination, which helps prevent degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
– Staying intellectually active can also ward off depression and decrease anxiety.
– Doing the work alters brain chemistry, decreasing stress hormones and increasing serotonin and dopamine levels. These substances are responsible for the feelings of well-being and pleasure.
– Repetitive movements lower blood pressure and generate a feeling of relaxation. Still stimulate the agility of the hands.

In hospitals, it’s “medicine”
Some hospitals have already adopted crochet to relieve the tension and anxiety of patients and their families. Itapevi General Hospital in Greater São Paulo participates in the Weaving Life Project. The work is done by volunteers who teach crochet classes in the pediatrics, gynecology, psychiatry and orthopedics sectors. For Rosana Navajas Barbosa, pediatric supervisor, “the activity can reassure the companion, reflecting on the welfare of the patient.”

She recounts the case of a mother who resisted her child’s hospitalization: “When she started attending classes, she became more receptive and less aggressive. And the child reacted much better to the treatment. ” Occupational therapy specialists assure that this art therapy is an efficient method as it stimulates creativity and also serves as a relief valve for stress relief. 

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