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HEALING MIND, BODY & SPIRIT THROUGH THE ART OF CROCHET...A Merri Medley Endeavor

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This endeavor is to empower individuals using the Art of Crochet as a healing tool to create viable solutions and alleviate suffering in the mind, body and spirit. I'm posting some of my favorite crochet patterns below as my way of saying Thank You!



Crocheted Belt With D Ring


This is an excellent project for beginners. The free pattern is as follows:

Size K Crochet Hook,
Two 50 gram balls of organic cotton yarn

Belt
Using 2 strands of organic cotton yarn.
Row 1: Make a slip knot then chain 7 stitches. Single Crochet in the 2nd stitch from the hook. Total 6 Stitches, turn.
Row 2: Chain 2 stitches then Single Crochet in each stitch across, Total 6 stitches, turn. (Repeat Row 2 until belt is desired length.)

D Ring Attachment
Insert the first 3 rows of the belt through both D Rings, then Slip Stitch Row 1 to Row 3. (Please note that you may just hand sew as well.)


Usually measures approximately 2" in width.



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HEALING MIND, BODY & SPIRIT THROUGH THE ART OF CROCHET...A Merri Medley Endeavor

​​My passion is the Art of Crochet. It's one of the ancient art forms that has survived thousands of years.
The ultimate achievement of my life expression is to change the consciousness of others so that they aspire to their highest ideals and become their best version of themselves.
My overall strategy is to empower individuals using the Art of Crochet as a healing tool to create viable solutions and alleviate suffering in the mind, body and spirit.
Some studies show that counting stitches and following a pattern or chart while crocheting engages both hemispheres of our brains and releases serotonin in the body. Serotonin increases your pain threshold and higher serotonin levels also play an important role in getting depression under control. This helps depressed, chronic pain and chemo patients to better cope. Engaging both hemispheres in our brains strengthens our mental acuity which is a factor of interest with patients suffering from dementia.  It can be a form of relaxing medi…