EDS

Learning To Ride A Bike, Low Motor Skills

July 5, 2016

My son is 10 years old, he has EDS (elhers-danlos-syndrome) also under the category of HMS (hypermobility syndrome) he has had motor skills problems all of his life, he has worked hard and adapted well so that they do not affect him too much. Riding a bike is something a lot of children have learnt… Read More

Part Time Wheelchair Users

June 25, 2016

One thing a lot of part time users feel is that they can walk a little but not more than a meter or two, also for a lot of us it can be hard to keep our energy up making us exhausted fast! I use a wheelchair part time it has gotten more and more… Read More

Knitting On Minimum Wage

September 25, 2014

I often hear it said in the crafting world that crafters should get payed for the materials they use, in my case yarn and needles, and I guess some sort of percentage for other knitting items we may want or need….and then they should ask for at least the minimum wage for the hours of… Read More

Bad Eyes & Knitting – EDS Makes Me Who I Am!

July 31, 2014

Having EDS (ehlers-danlos syndrome) affects my eyesight (so I am told) it goes up and down, the last week or so it has been quite bad, I am having a mini flare up so it is not unexpected, although reading and typing can be hard I feel blessed I can knit without looking at my… Read More

Can Knitting In the Round Reduce Pain?

July 15, 2014

I absolutely love knitting in the round, I hate seams,  mostly because I am lazy! I thought it was just a lot easier not having to sew up seams and time saving too, as well as that I have a son who hates how seams feel against him so it ticks all the right boxes… Read More

I shouldn’t use metal Knitting needles With EDS!

July 8, 2014

A lot of you know I am a huge fan of circular needles and wooden ones too, mostly because of pain, the vibrations of the metal needles cause me much more pain. The shorter length plus not holing the weight of the yarn are also really helpful to me. I have had a bad few… Read More

Knitting Needles For EDS & Pain

May 15, 2014

When you are a keen knitter (or any thing else) and you are faced with a condition which over time means you struggle with hobbies you once loved, it can be difficult to accept. This is the case for people with Ehlers-Danols syndrome (EDS) <that’s me! hypermobility syndrome (HMS) and arthritis as well as many… Read More

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