Discover how the hidden power of knitting can transform your life.

Anybody who has ever held a knitting needle knows the calm and peace it can bring. Few people know how to truly harness this potential to intentionally improve wellbeing.

I learned to knit before going to school, yet have learned so much from this book. It is both motivating and inspiring!” Amazon ReviewKFHW7cm

Thanks to the pioneering work of Betsan Corkhill, scientists, clinicians and psychologists around the world are realising and accepting the health benefits of knitting.

It has already transformed and even saved lives.

Change and challenges are an inevitable feature of life. Modern day stresses are many and varied. To stay healthy everyone needs an accessible tool the can rely on any time, anywhere.

Knitting can even be used as an effective tool to manage and improve the symptoms of long term problems. Take a look at the box on the right. ALl these conditions and more have been significantly helped by the simple activity of knitting.

‘Knit for Health & Wellness. How to knit a flexible mind & more…’ is already transforming the way people think about health, wellness and knitting.

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All these. And more….

Pain;  Stress;  Depression;  Anxiety; Fibromyalgia;  Panic attacks;  ME / chronic fatigue;  Hypertension;   Agoraphobia;  High Blood Pressure;  Obsessive Compulsive Disorder;  Dyslexia;  Bulimia;  Low confidence and self esteem;  Grief;  Arthritis;  Carpal Tunnel Syndrome;  Boredom; Self Harm;  Smoking;  Social Phobias;  Alcohol abuse;  Drug Addiction;  Isolation;  Muscular Dystrophy; Endometriosis; Irritable Bowel Syndrome; Binge eating; Adenomyosis;  Dyspraxia;  MS; Sleep Disorders; Cancer;  Hand / eye coordination;  Chrone’s Disease;  Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy;  Abuse;  Bipolar Disorder;  Loneliness;  Parkinson’s Disease;  Concentration;  Memory; Rheumatism;  Weight Loss;  SAD;  Bereavement;  Migraines;  ADHD;  Fear;  Sense of worthlessness;  Pregnancy;  Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ….

... even Eyebrow plucking and Retired husband syndrome!


Betsan.… has led the field in supporting the use of knitting and other crafts in therapeutic clinical practice.

Professor Trisha Greenhalgh OBE.

Betsan’s book is about ... embracing the complexity of how and why our brain produces experiences. It is about making things, giving things, sharing things, while you make your own journey to recovery.   I suspect you will have a rewarding trip."

On reading it, you will be reminded of the unexampled magnificence of your brain and the splendid simplicity of knitting it to good health

Professor Lorimer Moseley, Professor of Clinical Neurosciences and Chair of Physiotherapy at The University of South Australia