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Repetitive strain injuries — the dark side of knitting and crochet

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Repetitive strain injuries — the dark side of knitting and crochet

The only thing worse than a knitter or crocheter not being able to knit or crochet, is to not be able to do so because of an injury. In this article, we’ll look at the most common complaints and injuries and steps that you can take to keep from either getting hurt or making the injury worse. Most of the injuries that knitters and crocheters struggle with are repetitive strain injuries.  What are repetitive strain injuries? Repetitive strain injuries (or RSI) are injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome, which is most often associated with working on a computer for very long...

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