Research on Therapeutic Knitting

 

 

 

 

 

Latest Research

“Working with your hands makes you feel good…. we now know that the creative making process can be specifically harnessed to promote healing biologically, neurologically, behaviorally, and socially…. which has the power to transform people’s lives.”

Betsan Corkhill

Clinically trained physiotherapist, founder of Stitchlinks, and pioneer in field of therapeutic knitting

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For more about knitting and wellness, including a list of research studies about the health benefits of knitting:  www.stitchlinks.com

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