What is Knitting?

Category: Others


Knitting is a method by which thread or yarn may be turned into cloth. Knitting consists of loops called stitches pulled through each other. The active stitches are held on a needle until another loop can be passed through them.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Problems concentrating 4 1
Promote relaxation 4 1
Post-traumatic stress disorder 2 2
Attention deficit disorder 1 1
Boredom 1 0

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Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Knitting

Side effect Patients Percentage
Pain in wrist 2
Pain in hands 1


Based on patients currently using Knitting

Dosage Patients Percentage
4 hr daily 1
15minutes as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Knitting

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Reason Patients Percentage
Expense 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Knitting


Currently using Knitting

Duration Patients Percentage
10 years or more 2

Stopped using Knitting

Duration Patients Percentage
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 0
Not specified 0
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