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How Knitting Encourages Mindfulness

It’s now time to slow down and focus on the present. Enjoy and appreciate this very moment and you will experience the calm and quiet. Well, this is not your typical article about gratitude and mindfulness. Our focus here is how knitting encourages mindfulness. First we’ll talk about mindfulness in general and then quickly discuss […]

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How Knitting Inspires Science and Engineering

Although knitting is a hobby and a relaxing activity, there’s some fascinating science and engineering behind it. Here in this article let’s stretch our minds a bit as we talk about the academic and technical side of knitting. Structure determines function and properties Well, this is a heavy start. Anyway, what gives beauty and function […]

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Knitting Comfortably: How to Avoid the Pain

Knitting is supposed to be relaxing because of the quiet and just sitting down completing a nice project. However, the peace and quiet can be easily disrupted by pain in the wrists, hands, arms, shoulders, neck or back. This can immediately stop you from knitting further and prevent you from finishing that lovely scarf you’re […]

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What Do You Like About Knitting?

Perhaps it’s about the sense of accomplishment or the feeling of being productive each minute. Many say that it’s therapeutic because knitting improves focus on the present. Doing something productive with our own hands has always been good for our mental health. Knitting is also a good chance to slow down and forget fast-paced living. […]

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How to Stay Enthusiastic and Motivated in Knitting

There are just those times when you want to stop and take a break from knitting and everything. Perhaps you experience burnout (because of work and responsibilities) or you’re just looking for something fresh. It can also be the case when you feel like you’ve hit a plateau and no matter how hard you try […]

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Here are Knitting and Crocheting Ideas for the Rest of 2019

It’s almost the second half of the year and time flies fast. Right now you want to catch up and get busy for the rest of the year filling your portfolio with amazing knitted creations. Good thing is we’ve gathered some awesome ideas and inspirations for you. Let’s start. 1. A small soft toy with […]

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