Knitted neurons from the Knit a Neuron project.

Knitted neurons from the Knit a Neuron project.

Knitting your way to a healthier, happier mind. Read about the connection between neuroscience and knitting on 'The Conversation' website. The Neural Knitworks project recently resulted in hundreds of neurons adorning the library at Queensland University of Technology.

Neural Knitworks, an event first staged for National Science Week in has since grown into an Australia-wide engagement project promoting connections between knitting and brain health.

Neural Knitworks: knitted and crocheted dendrites, axons and ganglia

Neural Knitworks: knitted and crocheted dendrites, axons and ganglia

Knitted neurons on Dispaly at the #ANSTO Discovery Centre

Knitted neurons on Dispaly at the Discovery Centre

Knitting for neurons: The answer to avoiding your thoughts getting a bit fuzzy may be to get a bit woolly, according to some passionate advocates for brain health.

Knitting for neurons: The answer to avoiding your thoughts getting a bit fuzzy may be to get a bit woolly, according to some passionate advocates for brain health.

Knitted neurons at Wonder season

A street fair of brains and wonder

Knitted neurons at Wonder season

Knitted Neurons on display in the #ANSTO Discovery Centre

Knitted Neurons on display in the Discovery Centre

Students and staff had fun making knitted, wrapped, and crocheted neurons for National Science Week at QUT Kelvin Grove Library.

Students and staff had fun making knitted, wrapped, and crocheted neurons for National Science Week at QUT Kelvin Grove Library.

Knitted neurons joined together into a network

Neural Knitworks: craft a healthy brain


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