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Archive for August 7th, 2008

CNN Reports on Knitting (and Color) as a Path to Inner Peace

August 7th, 2008

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Visit for a great story on how a busy mom was able to better handle the stresses of life.

As the writer says in the article, “The sound of the needles had a metronomic quality, a calming pace that automatically slowed my thoughts. And the feel of the wool sliding through my fingers was almost like a caress”

And maybe it’s not just the knitting that helps to make you feel better. Here’s an article referenced in the CNN article that talks about how color can boost your mood.

How about you?  Is knitting, crochet or color a path to inner peace?