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. 060 Natural Happy Brain Chemicals
5 days ago
Brainy Thing: 23:50 Behind the Redwood Curtain: 45:03 What We’re Learning from our Knitting and Crochet CatherIne continues on the lacey Absolutely Essential Shawl by Bunny Muff. She talks aboutLace Knitting versus Knitted Lace. Here’s a resource for knowing the difference. http://theknittingbuzz.typepad.com/the-knitting-buzz/2011/03/knitted-lace-vs-lace-knitting.html Margaret completes the Queen Anne’s Lace crochet scarf with a lot of help from Sue Perez’ blog, Mr. Micawber’s Recipe for Happiness http://mrsmicawber.blogspot.com/ Brainy Thing: Natural Happy Brain Chemicals Sourced from Christoper Bergland’s The Athlete’s Way: Sweat and the Biology of Bliss and The Athlete’s Way: Training Your Body and Mind to Get Joy Out of Exercise, Catherine briefly reviews seven natural brain chemicals that make us happy. Behind the Redwood Curtain: Queen Anne’s Lace Wildflower The ubiquitous wildflower/weed has many uses and ties to the fiber world. Knitting Tip: Door Stopper advises that when knitting a sweater, knit a sleeve as the swatch. Links: Facebook: Also, join our Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/Teachingyourbraintoknitpodcast/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel Ravelry Group http://www.ravelry.com/groups/teaching-your-brain-to-knit website https://teachingyourbraintoknit.com/ for show notes, photos of our knitting and crochet projects, Behind the Redwood Curtain places and things and anything else we decide to post. Today on Teaching Your Brain to Knit, what you need to know about natural happy brain chemicals, Continuing progress on the Absolutely Essential lace shawl, what to do when you’re stumped on the crocheted Queen Anne’s lace pattern, and the versat