Craft and Coffee Break

Date : 
28 June 2017 
Venue: Studio 20/17 Project Space
Community Event
Cost: Free

Event Details

Take a break from the office for an hour.

Bring along your knitting, macramé, stitching, crochet, basket making or other yarn craft project…and maybe a friend or two!

Join like-minded people for a relaxing, lunchtime break - every Wednesday.

Convened by Bridget Kennedy, contemporary jewellery and installation artist, and occasional basket maker.

Background

Research shows knitting and yarn craft, like other meditative activities, can “activate areas of the brain that are good for generating a sense of calm, (and contribute to) improved emotional processing and better decision making”.

A recent study conducted out of Cardiff University in the United Kingdom also found knitting has significant psychological and social benefits. In a survey of 3,545 knitters worldwide, respondents who knitted for relaxation, stress relief and creativity reported higher cognitive functioning, improved social contact and communication with others.

In short, knitting made them happier.

More information
http://theconversation.com/knitting-your-way-to-a-healthier-happier-mind-46389

Time

Wednesday
28 Jun 2017 at 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Wednesday
05 Jul 2017 at 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Wednesday
12 Jul 2017 at 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Wednesday
19 Jul 2017 at 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Wednesday
26 Jul 2017 at 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Wednesday
02 Aug 2017 at 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Wednesday
09 Aug 2017 at 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Wednesday
16 Aug 2017 at 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Wednesday
23 Aug 2017 at 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Wednesday
30 Aug 2017 at 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Venue

Studio 20/17 Project Space
53 Ridge Street
North Sydney
New South Wales 2060

Contact

For more information please contact Bridget Kennedy.

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