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Getting Through a Pandemic With Old-Fashioned Crafts

https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2020/04/crafts-coronavirus-quarantine-stress-relief/609187/

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Getting Through a Pandemic With Old-Fashioned Crafts
To spend a pandemic making soft and pretty things may seem silly in certain ways-frivolous or impractical, maybe, and certainly a privilege when my life and livelihood aren't (yet) directly at stake. Handicrafts such as crochet, knitting, and embroidery-traditionally practiced by women and by the elderly-carry passive associations that defy most American notions of bravery.

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