- Publisher: FlatBear Publishing
- Available in: Paperback, Kindle
- ISBN: 1910291331
- Published: August 1, 2014
Betsan Corkhill’s book will transform the way you think about your health, wellness and knitting. It rises above other self-help books because it provides an accessible tool which gets you actively involved in improving your health and wellbeing and shows you how to do this any time, anywhere.
It quite literally puts the power in your hands.
- What knitting has in common with the leading edge of neuroscience
- The secret power of your hand movements and their influence on your brain
- How knitting naturally brings about a state of mind that doctors the world over are eager to encourage
- How knitting can be used as a tool to help anyone, including those with complex health conditions
- How knitting helps to erase your social concerns to build strong support networks and communities
- How knitting can help you beat loneliness to feel belonged, enjoy fun and laughter and easy banter
- How Therapeutic Knitting can kick start a healing process.
Learn How To…
- Knit therapeutically
- Choose the needles and yarn to maximize the benefits to you
- Recognize the power and value of different types of project and when to best use them
- Use Therapeutic Knitting to improve your wellbeing – entirely within your control, any time, anywhere.
Betsan shares her knowledge of using Therapeutic Knitting clinically and integrates this with recent research, her medical knowledge, data from a survey of over 3,500 knitters from 31 countries, and numerous stories sent to her from knitters around the globe.
Her writing style makes this an easy, enjoyable read whilst at the same time conveying valuable neuroscience, research and knowledge which will improve your life.
Betsan is the recognized world expert on the use of Therapeutic Knitting for improving health, wellness and managing illness. She has pioneered this research since 2005.
“Betsan Corkhill, who is clinically trained in physiotherapy, has led the field in supporting the use of knitting and other crafts in therapeutic clinical practice.” – Professor Trisha Greenhalgh OBE.