Every knitter knows the joy that knitting brings. Just squidging some lovely hand dyed alpaca yarn and giving it a sniff relaxes us and makes us feel good! But just in case you need a reminder – here are just six of the many great benefits knitting brings us.
- It helps relieve feelings of stress, worry and depression
- It helps prevent arthritis and tendinitis
- It’s a great way to escape the chaos of everyday life
- It improves maths skills and spacial recognition
- It might delay the onset of dementia
- It provides opportunities to meet with like-minded people
And that’s just the beginning!