Crochet and Knit Medical Benefits Series


Great news for those who need a reason to needle craft! Crocheting is good for you!  As The Herbal Toad announces our long awaited Saturday morning crochet group, we will be featuring a series of articles on the benefits of needle art, expanding on what is listed below as well as specific benefits for children, caregivers, and more.  

Just some of the proven benefits include:

  • builds self esteem
  • enables mindfulness
  • releases serotonin
  • appeals to many senses
  • boosts immune system
  • helps with depression
  • boosts self esteem
  • alleviates anxiety
  • reduces stress
  • eases the symptoms of ADHD
  • helps postpone dementia
  • reduces irritability and restlessness
  • helps insomnia
  • it's a wonderful tool for prayer
  • helps with the grief process
  • helps build community

If you are interested in learning knit or crochet, or joining us in a circle, please visit our event announcement page, or give us a call.