Finger Work Out

This simple exercise has done wonders for the elbow and wrist pains I get when I’ve been stitching too long without a break. While I’m stitching I do it between cotton changes or whenever I think of it.

1. Touch your thumb to your forefinger.

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3. Touch your thumb to your ring finger.

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4. Touch your thumb to your pinkie. (This is not intended as a rude hand gesture.)

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Repeat often.

If you suffer from stitchers’ aches and pains I hope this helps you.

 

Oh, and the stitching in the background? That’s my progress to date on the next Minute Matters carpet – Lower Whilborough. I’m almost finished working the border and am looking forward to starting on the juicy bit in the middle.

Happy stitching, all.

 

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