I think this applies to all crafts. Knitting and crochet has definately helped me destress and get through some of the most challenging times in my life. In fact, I have done the most knitting and crocheting that I have ever done in the last 2 years, the most stressfull 2 years that I have experienced. So, this article rings very true for me.
Benefits of Knitting and Crochet.