“Yarn Bombing couldn’t have found me at a better or lower point in my life. It’s seen me through some really tough times and the beauty of it all was that it was always me putting the work in without even realising it.
I quickly discovered that having a crochet hook in my hands would keep my hands busy and help distract my mind from thoughts of harming myself and I still persist on using this technique when I struggle with binge eating.
Putting my work up in this way has gained me a lot of confidence and helped that rebellious side of my personality grow, which I think is a good thing! An advantage to my work being so public is that I am able to leave a message of support in my work knowing that it will touch so many lives.”