A thoughtful, purposeful approach to prioritize time for making, adding more meaning and intention to your life. 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 be-ing 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 more than 20 different crochet patterns to inspire you as you make time for making, the book offers instructions to those who want to begin their crochet journey and teaches how to crochet through detailed explanation and visual guidance. Projects vary in skill level but are all designed for readers to be able to free their minds, leaving space for stitch-repetition to kick in. Accompanied by essays focused on gratitude, creativity, and living with intention, among other topics, the book invites you to take time to reflect on these themes and their presence in your life. Jessica offers support and encouragement so that you can strengthen more than just your crochet skills as you explore this adventure.