Benefits of Using Knitting to Unwind

Anxiety, panic attacks, depression, chronic pain are all conditions of these modern times. Fortunately, needles and yarn can help reduce stress, pain, depression, and more. From helping many to give up smoking to lessening the impact of chronic pain, knitting is now considered a great therapy. Knitting can help lower anxiety, increase self-worth, and increase concentration.

Choosing needles over Netflix can do wonders to promote cognitive function. Knitting therapy is essential because it’s accessible, low cost, and portable. After you have gone through the initial learning intricates, crocheting and knitting becomes a rare therapy that lowers the heart rate, slows the onset of dementia, combats depression, and distracts from chronic pain. Research has shown that knitting can reduce the heart rate by 11 beats per minute.

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