Knitting—It’s Good for What Ails You!

Image of Health Vest Patterns courtesy of Eadaoin Flynn from Flickr Creative CommonsKnitting is turning out to be a healing art.  There’s starting to be more and more evidence of the ways in which it brings health benefits: repetitive activities make us feel more relaxed, can decrease stress, and may even ward off dementia.  And it’s not hard to learn—just get comfortable with a basic knit stitch, combine with some of the fabulous yarn that’s available these days, and you can produce an amazing scarf.  Check out this ShelfTalk post for abundant ideas about learning and fun projects. Continue reading “Knitting—It’s Good for What Ails You!”