You don’t knit because it fills in the time and gives you something to do. Knitting is good brain exercise . Over the course of history, knitting has saved lives and has been used as a tool for espionage. Christine put a link up on her Facebook page about knitters who had engaged in espionage and how it was done:
There is a lot of information about knitting as an espionage tool when you look it up. It has been a very serious business:
This is all fascinating reading and reinforces the fact that yarn arts and crafts have been vital to ensuring our well being . Knitting is not just something you do to keep yourself busy and it never will be.