How to Alleviate Knitting Pain

This week we’re featuring a video tutorial by Liat Gat, knitting expert and creator of Knitting Superstar, who with the help of Esther Gokhale, the “Posture Guru of Silicon Valley,” show us how we can relieve and alleviate shoulder, neck and back pain which we feel as a result of knitting.

If you’re an avid knitter, and have been knitting for a number of years, I’m sure you can relate to this common problem knitters face. However there are various ways we can help prevent this pain, as well as dealing with it when it occurs.

In the video below, Liat and Esther demonstrate talk about 5 tips and also demonstrate quick exercises which you can do in the comfort of your own home, and which require little time, that will definitely help alleviate the pain:

  1. The Shoulder Roll
  2. Stretch-sitting
  3. Stand up periodically
  4. Stack-sitting
  5. Lengthen the neck

Watch the video below to find how you can reduce knitting pain, and for further tips give Liat’s blog a visit! She talks extensively about back pain and knitting on her blog post here:

This video tutorial was created and is brought to you by Liat Gat, the web’s premier knitting instructor, who is also the creator of the most comprehensive video knitting course around: Become a Knitting Superstar.

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  1. I knit with the right needle in my armpit & left needle loose. My shoulders & neck get painful. I love my knitting but sometimes have to stop knitting for two or three days. Can you help please? Thank you.

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