I think its common for knitting to be seen as a warm and nurturing act that we do for others. Yet, there is so much more going on inside. I knit because it allows me to create a safe space for myself and show up for others.
The truth is, when I’m knitting, I am more comfortable in my surroundings and in my own skin. I’ve found that it allows me to rest, to settle in and be more present in the moment. Knitting is how I came to understand mindfulness, and to connect with that practice for the first time. It is what allows me to care for myself on a daily basis and nurture my energy so I can be fully present for those who I work with.Read More