Have you heard of a twiddlemuff? These simple-to-make knitted hand muffs are helping dementia patients up and down the country, but more are needed!

Twiddlemuffs are knitted muffs with interesting bits and bobs attached. Many patients with Alzheimer’s, arthritis and dementia find them comforting and therapeutic as they help encourage movement and brain stimulation.

Many local hospitals, councils and organisations are currently collecting Twiddlemuffs so it’s worth contacting your local services to find out of they’re looking for donations.

Twiddlemuff Pattern