Knitting benefits an individual’s emotional and physical health.
Knitting can reduce stress in an individual who is trying to manage the severity of their chronic illness.
It can also help reduce stress in individuals who lead very hectic lifestyles.
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- The Harvard Medical School has found that when an individual knits their heart rate can drop 11 beats per minute and their blood pressure also drops.
- Knitting for charity gives ‘Helper’s High’
- Knitting can conquer addiction – it occupies the mind and hands.
- Knitting activates the pre-frontal cortex of the brain – thus strengthening hand-eye coordination as well as keeping the brain active.
- Knitting teaches patience.
- knitting teaches anger management, goal setting, and pride.
- Knitting teaches concentration.
- Knitting helps those who are chronically bored to have something to do – always- you can take it anywhere .