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From 7 to 70, knitting is a pleasure to all. Once started, the activity of knitting can be a great stress buster. It can help one explore their hidden creative talents and teach some major life skills. It has also been proven to have numerous health benefits that are beyond its stress-busting capabilities. Due to the activity’s meditative nature, it has been known to cause benefits to people suffering from Alzheimer’s and other mental illnesses.
Perhaps due to their stressful lives or other reasons, knitting has been a favorite past-time activity to many well-known celebrities. Many of them have confessed to, celebrated and been caught with needles and skeins in their hands. Here is a list of 10 celebrities that love knitting who you would be surprised to know.
The legendary actor and comedian Robin Williams loved knitting to the core. He loved his yarn just as much as he loved acting. He has been vocal about his hobbies on the radio several ti mes. We remember the late actor in yarn.
Reports say that Ryan learned to knit on the sets of the film Lars and the Real Girl. He has since been vocal about his knitting habits and how much he loves to knit. In several interviews, the heartthrob has described knitting as “If I had to design my perfect day, that would be it”. Ryan, we love knitting as much as you do!
The famous author and producer Twinkle Khanna has recently spoken about how she learnt painting, sewing and knitting as a child from her grandmother. Twinkle also spent her lockdown knitting random articles while rekindling her memories.
The alpha-man of actors, Crowe has been featured in legendary movies like Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind and many more. His famous monochrome image that captures him knitting in a soft vanilla like hue has made rounds in all of social media. Reports suggest that the actor took up knitting due to his anger management issues.
The sweet little pretty boy from One Direction is also fond of knitting. Although there are scarce reports on the same, close sources have confirmed that the artist does take up knitting as a regular hobby. He took up knitting at the age of 18 as he made records in the music industry. You didn’t see this one coming, did you?
The Twilight prodigy has been captured multiple times with a pair of knitting needles on her way to the airport. She has been vocal about her suffering from anxiety and how knitting helps her fight the same. We get you Kristen! Knitting can be extremely calming.
The bad-ass Scarlett Johansson not only loves to knit but she has also expressed love for knitting through her costumes in several movies. The actress also took part in raising charity through knitting. In 2011, she helped raise more than 5 million dollars for cancer patients via knitting.
Kajol has said on a famous TV show that she loves knitting the crochet knit. She considers knitting a great hobby and an activity that brings people together. She has also said that she made blankets, t-shirts and jackets for her family.
In a live session during lockdown, Usha revealed that she has taken up knitting as a means to deal with the lockdown. She has said that she is knitting colorful pieces for her granddaughter and her chauffer’s new born daughter.
The famous choreographer-filmmaker has taken up knitting recently. Fairly new, she has continued in her spirit and recently took to Instagram to post a funny failure while trying to knit a hairband for her son Czar. Its okay Farah, we all make mistakes!