Through the simple process of pulling loops, Hooked Creations NL will not only introduce you to a participant friendly craft, we will also show you an alternative approach to achieving more overall personal wellness.
With any craft/art/hobby, research has shown the therapeutic benefits can be many.
To name just a few of such benefits:
Improvement of hand-brain coordination; sharpening the mind as color,
direction, and methods are thought through;
Creating something personally can enhance one’s self-esteem;
The repetitive act of pulling loops is calming and enhances the mind's abiity to focus
thereby easing stress;
Helps smokers and those dealing with other forms of addiction;
Provides opportunities for socialization.
What sets rug hooking apart from other crafts:
It is a tactile craft;
Only one stitch to learn;
Requires no other skill;
Can easily be learned by someone as young as seven;
Patterns can be adjusted to fit the needs of the sight challenged.