This organisation has carried out a lot of research into the therapeutic benefits of knitting and their website also shows people the basics of how to knit, cast on, increase etc. Betsan Corkhill has written 'Knit for Health and Wellness' http://www.amazon.co.uk/Knit-Health-Wellness-knit-flexible-ebook/dp/B00KVL5OQ8
Knit for Peace
An organisation I support. They make knitted garments for those in need, in the UK and abroad. They have helped different tribes at war in India to make peace by gathering the women together to knit.
Stillbirth and neonatal death charity who help people come to terms with the loss of a baby. I am so privileged to be the grandmother of a lovely healthy little girl that I wanted to support this charity who do so much for those who have lost a baby.
Annual Event in Portsmouth:
Worldwide Knit in Public Day - http://www.wwkipday.com/ The official site of the organisation, but my event in Victoria Park, Portsmouth, is on Saturday 13th June and our FB is: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Knitting-in-the-Park/1562285520687199 Twitter: https://twitter.com/knitinthepark