• To promote the use of therapeutic knitting through our research.

  • To provide support and friendship and build a global network of friends who understand and care.

  • To combine the knowledge gained from our research with practical health information to help you lead a more fulfilled life.

  • To provide up-to-date information in a down-to-earth format and a dynamic resource for those managing long-term illness, their carers and medical staff.

  • To provide information for those wishing to take a preventative approach to healthcare.

  • To motivate people to take responsibility for their own health and wellbeing and to provide ongoing motivation and support in the self-management of health problems.

  • To provide information for those using therapeutic knitting in healthcare, schools and the workplace.

  • To provide information and support for those wishing to teach therapeutic knitting to individuals or run therapeutic knitting groups.

  • To promote crafting, therapeutic creative activities and certain other activities as a means of keeping people mentally active, motivated and socially engaged.

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