Knitting Facts

Knitting for Mental Health

Knitting lowers the heart rate by an average of 11 beats per minute.

Harvard Medical School, Mind & Body Institute 2001

Knitting reduces loneliness and increases our sense of usefulness and inclusion.

The Mayo Clinic, 2011

Knitting improves cognitive skills, reduces memory loss

The Mayo Clinic, 2011

83% knitters and crochetiers say that the biggest benefit of learning the skill is a sense of accomplishment.

The Craft Council