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Go on knitting!

Go on knitting!

4 months

Being a Mom is not a reason to forget about your hobbies!

As for knitting, even if you've never been fond of threads and crochet, it's never too late to start - it turns out that knitting has incredible health benefits!

Knitting makes people feel good in just about every way. 

A bit of research has revealed a wide range of ways in which knitting helps humans cope, physically and mentally.

There are a lot of theories about why knitting is good for the brain. Once a knitter has mastered the movements, the process is rhythmic and repetitive. Knitting’s repetitious movements theoretically can elicit the famous relaxation response, which is the body’s counterbalance to stress, a state in which heart rate and blood pressure fall, breathing slows and levels of stress hormones drop.


  • Knitting is used for therapy. It’s a powerful distractant, helping people manage long-term physical pain. For those who are depressed, knitting can motivate them to connect with the world. It is a conversation starter, allowing people to interact politely without making eye contact. It builds confidence and self-esteem.
  • Knitting is supremely relaxing, which is extremely important for reducing stress and anxiety.
  • Knitting offers a break from busy schedules and a refreshing detox from a technology-saturated world. It gives many of us a rare chance to be alone with our thoughts.
  • Knitting makes people happy, from the people who knit to those who receive knitted items, and those who see knitting in their surroundings. Consider the popularity of “yarn-bombing,” the beautiful graffiti that uses yarn to decorate public spaces, filling them with happiness-inducing warmth and colour. No one can resist smiling at the sight of a knitted bus or tree!

Make photos of little baby things you've knitted for the little one, upload to the App. Write whether you like this beneficial process.

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