Knitting & Crocheting Good for Your Brain

According to a study released by the Mayo Clinic, knitting and crocheting can decrease memory loss by 30 to 50 percent in our later years. It also has extra benefits such as managing stress, pain management and relieving depression.

I had the same reaction that the reporter in this CBS News piece did when I first started knitting, “When does the relaxation part start?” Take heart, it does! (click on image to watch videos)



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