1. It’s a good excuse to watch all the trashy TV you want, because you’re being so productive.
2. It makes you clean out your closets to make more room for your stash.
3. Free hand lotion – all that lanolin.
4. It has the magical power of having your doctor’s nurse open the door and call your name at the exact moment you take the first stitch, saving you hours of waiting.
5. It can save your sanity while waiting in a traffic jam.
6. It looks more difficult than it is, allowing you to impress people with your awesome talents.
7. It keeps you warm without expecting anything in return.