Knitting, Crochet, & Felting: The Amazing Benefits They Can Have For You!

Here at The Real Wool Shop, we carry wool in many forms just waiting to be turned into your next project! Not only are hobbies such as Knitting, Crochet, Felting, and so on a fun way to get creative, but they are also surprisingly great for your health and well-being!

  1. Knitting, crochet, and felting can be meditative hobbies! Mediation is great for the mind and body – it can even help with memory and cognition! You’ll benefit from these qualities every time you pick up the needles!
  2. It can relieve feelings of stress, depression, and anxiety. The processes involved with these hobbies can calm your mind, lower your heart rate and blood pressure, and lighten your mood! It’ll help to keep your mind and body healthy!
  3. You will keep yourself nimble! These hobbies require a focused mind and fine motor skills – with continuous practice, you’ll be able to keep your mind and finger sharp!
  4. You can share your creations with others to spread the joy! One of the best parts of any of these hobbies is the social connections they can create whether that be gifts for the family, charitable donations, or hobby clubs. Having positive social circles is a great way to keep your mind healthy and happy!

Now that you’ve seen all the amazing benefits Knitting, crochet, felting, and similar wool-related hobbies can for you, it’s time to find the right wool for you!

Here at The Real Wool Shop, we carry a vast selection of yarns and rovings that are sure to suit your crafting needs! We are also a one-stop shop for your yarn supplies and roving supplies.

Briggs & Little and Custom Woolen Mills

Briggs & Little and Custom Woolen Mills products are proudly made in Canada and use some of our wool from the Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers! Visit our Briggs & Little blog to learn more about how yarn and more are manufactured at Briggs & Little. Or visit our Sheep to Shop blog to learn how our raw wool is turned into yarn, roving, and other supplies.

Post Your Project

The Real Wool Shop team loves to see your creative ideas come to life in your projects! Do you love knitting, crocheting, felting, rug hooking, or other kinds of crafting? Do you have a project you would like to share?

Visit our Post Your Project blog for more information on how you can share your wonderful creations! We look forward to seeing what you are making!

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