Fast Knitting Projects for Beginners (& Everyone Else)

How do you measure knitting speed?  Do you count it in stitches/minute, or the amount of time it takes for you to finish a project?  The truly speedy knitters measure it in stitches/minute, but maybe you just want to have a pile of finished objects to show off to friends and family. Many beginning knitters … Read more

What is “therapeutic knitting”?

Is “therapeutic knitting” a real thing?  Is it different than everyday knitting? History The term “therapeutic knitting” was first used by Betsan Corkhill, a British physiotherapist with a focus on “whole person health.”  In order to get scientists to pay attention to knitting, she described it as a “rhythmic, bilateral, midline crossing psychosocial intervention.” Any … Read more