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Many people enjoy knitting as a creative and mindful activity, Learn how to get started with Sam from Huddle Hats.

By Callum Campbell · Published: December 2, 2020

Knitting blue

Many people have reported that knitting has had enormous mental health benefits for them, including:

  • Lowered blood pressure
  • Reduced depression and anxiety
  • Slowed onset of dementia
  • Plus, it’s fun!

Sam is a primary school teacher and started a small knitting business over lockdown. He shares the basic techniques with you here.

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by Chloe French, WellChild Family Membership and Engagement

First published 2 December 2020

Last reviewed March 2021

Next review due September 2021