Making with Meaning

More Than 20 Meditative and Creative Crochet Projects


A thoughtful, purposeful approach to taking time for crochet and yourself and adding meaning to your life.


ISBN: 9781419740626 Category:

Jessica Carey


From cooking and cleaning to children’s events to business meetings to just about everything else, it’s hard to find quiet moments to just be. Jessica Carey has found that her best times for being are when she is making. Hers is an inspiring approach to a beloved pastime, putting to use the meditative and therapeutic benefits of working with your hands. Featuring 20 new crochet patterns, the book offers instructions on how to crochet as well as projects to get you started as you make time for making. Projects are relatively simple so that readers are able to free their minds, leaving space for repetition to kick in. Accompanied by essays focused on gratitude, creativity, and living with intention, among others, the book invites you to take time to reflect on these themes and their presence in your life. Jessica offers support and quiet confidence so that you can strengthen more than just your crochet skills.

Additional information

Weight 704 g
Dimensions 21.8 x 24 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 6 October 2020
Number of pages 160
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 21.8 x 24 cm
Weight 704 g


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Jessica Carey of The Hook Nook is a trendsetting fiber artist and maker advocate. She lives with her family in Salem, Oregon.