Makin'ology

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Men’s knitting: is it ‘the new yoga’? Increasing numbers of men are turning to what was once considered a women’s pastime to relax, finds Theo Merz. 
Gerrard Allt had been smoking for around 20 years and was getting through a packet of cigarettes a day when a housemate introduced him to knitting. “It gave me something else to do with my hands,” says the softly-spoken Scouser, now in his 40s. “Before that I’d tried quitting, but I was going cold turkey and just wanted to eat all the time. Knitting calmed me down.”


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Men’s knitting: is it ‘the new yoga’? Increasing numbers of men are turning to what was once considered a women’s pastime to relax, finds Theo Merz. 

Gerrard Allt had been smoking for around 20 years and was getting through a packet of cigarettes a day when a housemate introduced him to knitting. “It gave me something else to do with my hands,” says the softly-spoken Scouser, now in his 40s. “Before that I’d tried quitting, but I was going cold turkey and just wanted to eat all the time. Knitting calmed me down.”

~…read more —-»>(via Men’s knitting: is it ‘the new yoga’? - Telegraph)

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