The benefits of knitting!

Knitting has several surprising health benefits both to physical and mental health. In a knitting for peace recent survey the following health benefits were uncovered:

  •  Lowers blood pressure
  • Reduces depression and anxiety
  • Improves cognitive function
  • Slows the onset of dementia
  • Knitting is as relaxing as yoga
  • Wards off arthritis and tendinitis
  • Distracts from chronic pain
  • Provides an opportunity for creativity
  • Increases a sense of wellbeing
  • Reduces loneliness and isolation
  • Increases a sense of usefulness and inclusion in society


Who knew that such a simple activity could provide numerous health benefits. From your physical to your psychological wellbeing, a needle and thread has the ability to transform the way we feel and think, one stitch at a time.


The knits in this post are a sneak peek of our PERRIAM knitting patterns due for release very soon! 

Christina x

1 comment

Hi there, I saw the article in Life and Leisure about your wonderful wool, but I cannot find 8ply on your website do you sell it online?
Kind regards

Teresa September 16, 2020

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