Crocheting can be a great way to control stress.
It gives you something to do with your hands and it takes concentration.
I love to crochet while I watch TV, especially if it’s a program I’ve seen before. Then I don’t have to always be looking at the screen. I can watch the 6-hour Pride & Prejudice a million times and not get bored. So for me, a perfect way to relax is to put on Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle and crochet.
I’m making a baby blanket for a friend.
Here is a close-up of my work: