Learn To Knit (And Win A Kit!)

Learn To Knit (And Win A Kit!)

Knitting is a centuries-old practice that has evolved from a necessity to a rewarding hobby. If you've never picked up a pair of needles, there's no better time than the present! That's why Curiosity has partnered with We Are Knitters to host a holiday giveaway. If you're located in the U.S., enter to win a beginner's knitting kit that includes everything you need to create a cozy scarf. The videos below demonstrate the basic techniques you'll need to make your scarf from start to finish.

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Key Facts In This Video

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    Knitting can reduce anxiety by refocusing your brain. (1:09)

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    Knitting has the potential to slow cognitive decline in the same way as playing board games and learning to play an instrument. (1:34)

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    One study demonstrated that knitting has positive physical effects, including improved blood pressure, heart rate, and saliva production. (2:14)

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Key Facts In This Video

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    Knitting has been shown to provide health benefits similar to those of meditational therapy. (0:35)

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    In many parts of Europe, knitting was a pastime reserved exclusively for men. (2:10)

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    At the beginning of WWII, knitting goods was a way to show affection and support for Allied troops. (3:12)

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