Knitting is one of the world’s oldest crafts and has always proved to be one of our nations favourites too! There are so many reasons why people love to knit and crochet from the satisfaction of creating something handmade or the opportunity to socialize with others of a similar interest. Whoever you speak to, the one thing they’re all in agreement about is that they find the art of knitting and crochet therapeutic! Studies into the health benefits of the rhythmic and repetitive action of hand knitting show that it can not only aid in calming you down but help to strength your immune system too. Why wouldn’t you want to knit or crochet?