Knitting makes me happy  

Friend of the blog Kristen shared this article  showing scientific proof that knitting makes you feel good. 

Unless you’re currently picking up the dropped stitches of a Fair Isle sweater  or frogging a lace project you know in your heart this is true. 

But now science says so and a group of knitters in Australia have knit a brain in support of our craft causing people to perk up. Russell Crowe uses his knitting for anger management. 

And we’ve all seen this shirt:

  
People don’t understand how often knitting saves lives. I often hear comments that knitting is for grannies. When you think of your traditional granny don’t they usually seem calm and a little high on chocolate chip cookie fumes? That they’re willing to share?!?!?

Knitting. 

It’s just a shame the yarn shopping isn’t covered by insurance.