Like we need an excuse to knit...just in case you do, here are 6 articles to pull from!
1. Use Knitting, Crocheting to Exercise Brain
Some of our favorite articles cover the health benefits of the fiber arts. We also love articles that talk about people learning to knit as well as men knitting...this article covers all three! Read the article here. We love that Dr. Huebner says "Things like knitting and crocheting are so important for our overall mental health. There’s a connection between the mind and body. I try to eat a really healthy diet and exercise, but I wasn’t doing anything that was relaxing. We have to balance ourselves where we can really think and meditate.”
2. 6 Unexpected Benefits of Knitting
The benefits of knitting are endless: from meeting new friends to picking up a lifelong hobby. This article highlights some of knitting's benefits mainly associated with health and mental well-being. Read the article here. What would add to the list?
3. Knitting Can Make You Happier and Healthier
Not only is knitting a powerful tool for managing daily stressors and life’s more significant hardships, it can serve as a preventative measure against future health conditions," per the article here. What are you waiting for?! Learn to knit now at Knitcrate.com/learn and receive yarn, patterns, online instructional videos and so much more (with FREE S&H Worldwide). Happy (and healthy) knitting!
4. The Health Benefits of Knitting
Knitting is not only FUN but it also has health benefits...from helpings smokers give up the habit, to coping with health crises like a cancer diagnosis or serious illness of a family member. This is a great article on that subject here. Want to learn to knit, dye luxury yarn, or learn to knit socks? Learn with us! Visit Knitcrate.com/join to get started.
5. Knit Two Mittens and Call Us in the Morning: Knitting Has Health Benefits
Another article on the health benefits of knitting here - also, see the video below. The activities you do are as important to your health as what you put in your body, which is why we've recently started offering our Knitcrate Edict Infusers with 6 fun knitting sayings to choose from. You can see them all here. Tea and coffee are healthy in moderation as well so check our Knitcrate Edict Mugs here.
6. Neuroscientist Explains Why Crafting is Great for Mental Health
Knitting has been repeatedly found to provide many health benefits. Here is yet another great article here - see accompanying video below - on how knitting can make you "calmer, happier, less sad, less anxious and more confident"! Learn to knit online with us now at Knitcrate Newbies HERE.