Crafts can make us feel better: How to find the right one

A basket of yarn rests on a couch in Middleborough, Mass. on Sept. 7, 2015. Many people have leaned into crafting, from knitting to beading to adult coloring books, during the pandemic. (AP Photo/Carolyn Lessard)

When Girija Kaimal is feeling anxious, she often turns to crochet or fabric work to bring herself a sense of calm.