Knitting – A relaxing hobby


  • Author Tasos Papadopoulos
  • Published May 29, 2018
  • Word count 376

Recent researches have shown that people who have a relaxing hobby and pass their free time doing activities that are stress relieving show 40% less chances to have a heart decease in the near future. We couldn’t find a better chance to talk about knitting.

Knitting is not a new hobby or activity, it has been around for thousands of years in different forms all over the world. In the past years it used to be a woman-only thing but lately it is starting to gain ground for men as well since more and more men are seeing it as a very interesting hobby.

Some of the pros of knitting are

  • It is a very creative way to pass your free time

  • It relieves you from stress and anxiety

  • You can create many useful things for you and your family

  • It is a fairly cheap and easy to start hobby

  • You can do it almost anywhere, even on the bus or train you take to get to work or home

  • It can give you extra income if you choose to sell your creations

That said, having a hobby that you can easily do everywhere and at the same time create clothes, bags, scarfs gloves or anything you can imagine is indeed a very good idea for someone that wants to takes her or his mind away from every day’s problems and stress. If you also consider that you can gain extra money by selling your creations then you may have a winner in your search for a new and creative hobby.

If in the other hand, you have decided to start knitting then you might want to know that it is an easy to start hobby since there is a huge variety of sources online when it comes to different techniques and materials. From video guides to online tutorials there are all there to help you start knitting in almost no-time. You can find needles and knitting yarns online easily since the online shops are a Google search away.

If you are thinking to start a new relaxing hobby then knitting is for you, just consider the joy that it will give just to know that you are making you own knitted clothes and more.

Tasos Papadopoulos is a blog author and a hobby blogger about knitting and handicrafts [](

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