Knitting has many social, emotional and developmental benefits for young people. It has been shown to improve behaviour especially attention and listening, encouraging focus and promoting communication skills.

Learning to knit can also help develop key skills, including:
– Fine and grossmotor skills
– Reading
– Maths
– Comprehension
– Critical thinking and problem-solving
– Creativity
– Resilience
– Focus and attentiveness
– Spatial recognition
– Confidence building
– Self-esteem.

Why not have a go at knitting a blanket or even a coat for a galgo? We have patterns for beginners (blanket squares), intermediate (blankets)  and experienced knitters (coats).

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