Teaching Your Brain to Knit
About This Show
This podcast is about knitting (and crochet), learning and the brain. Margaret and Catherine talk about what they are learning from their knitting, something about the brain, Behind the Redwood curtain, the area where they live along the Northcoast of California, and a knitting tip.
Most Recent Episode
Ep. 056 Studies on Aging and Depression from the Front of the Brain
6 days ago
Brainy Thing: 14:14 Behind the Redwood Curtain: 22:40 What We Learned from our Knitting Finish up Party Margaret finally finished her grandson’s socks (for the second time (no pattern— the first time it was too tight) and Catherine finished up two projects. Margaret mulls over the product versus process question with the help of some famous knitters: process vs. product at Knit Purl https://www.knit-purl.com/blogs/blog/process-vs-product-knitting Yarn Harlot http://www.yarnharlot.ca/2015/01/product-vs-process/ Franklin Habit essay http://www.twistcollective.com/collection/component/content/article/35-articles/features/1405-process-this Catherine’s finishes another baby sock recipe that she usually donates to Afghans for Afghans and two little cowls for a friend’s children — on of a fox and the other a teen aged ninja turtle. Heidi May of Velvet Acorn Designs is the designer http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/search#query=heidi%20may%20&page=1&view=captioned_thumbs&sort=best Failynn Fox Cowl http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/failynn-fox-cowl Brainy Thing: Two new-ish studies explore depression and agin looking at the brain split front and back. http://www.paulnussbaum.com/gettoknow.html http://thebrain.mcgill.ca/flash/d/d_05/d_05_cr/d_05_cr_her/d_05_cr_her.html https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/08/110822091556.htm