Knitting can boost your physical and mental health – and give you a great new cardie.
“I went back to horse riding for the first time in over 20 years. It got me out in the fresh air and rescued my mental health."
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Knitting social network Ravelry has banned it’s over 8 million followers from posting pro-Trump content. The owners say they cannot “provide a space that is inclusive of all and also allow support for open white supremacy”. Communities of sewists, knitters and other crafts have become increasingly politically active, using their creative skills to advocate for social and environmental issues.
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'It’s nice for people who have been abandoned by the world to receive something special.'
The researchers suggest knitting could 'save the NHS funds'.