WWW: Dementia-Friendly knitted handwarmers; NH Wool Arts Tour; knitting while waiting

NH Wool Tour

Twiddlemuffs in GlasgowIn Glasgow, Scotland, knitters have stepped up and knitted over 70 handwarmers for people with dementia. Twiddlemuffs help to alleviate stress, anxiety and restlessness for dementia sufferers.


NH Wool TourThe New Hampshire Wool Arts Tour is this upcoming October 6th and 7th. This year is a milestone, it marks the 35th year of the Tour! The free tours surround Hillsboro, in the south central part of New Hampshire. This October, share in the love of fiber and the animals that produce it.


Timaru baby blanket knittingIn Timaru, New Zealand, knitters are using their wait time before appointments to knit baby blankets.

Is there a Knitty pattern you wish was in a waiting room you frequent?

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Penny Shima Glanz spends her days spinning yarn and code into memorable projects. Small businesses rely on her for smart technology decisions. She creates understated elegance in her hand-knit and crochet designs. She loves muddy trail runs, fosters kittens, and lives in Westchester, NY with her husband and cat.

2 thoughts on “WWW: Dementia-Friendly knitted handwarmers; NH Wool Arts Tour; knitting while waiting

  1. Meg Bigler

    We have a small care center for Dementia/Alzheimer patients in our town. Penny, would you be able to get a (rough) pattern for the twiddle muff. We also have many big-hearted knitters that would be more than willing to take on a project like this. Thanks so much! Happy stitch/spinning

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