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. 046 Synthesis: Two Year Anniversary
Brainy Thing: 13:19 Behind the Redwood Curtain: We modify our podcast a bit this podcast as we synthesize and review two years of our podcasting episodes. What We’ve Learned from Our Knitting (and Crochet) Catherine and Margaret talk what they’ve learned from their knitting over the past two years. Margaret has learned about her ADD with knitting and how she needs variety. Catherine has learned that she needs two projects — one a simple carry-around project and another one that challenges her. Catherine mentions that she knit the Harmonia’s Ring Cowl (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/harmonias-rings-cowl) by Sivia Harding but although she loves it, she can’t wear it because she knit it out of wool and she’s sensitive about it. Brainy Thing: Margaret and Catherine review some of the most notable (for them) topics they’ve covered in the Brainy segment over the past two years. For Margaret, they include Open Mindset (Episode 1), Flow (Episode 2 and 3), Betsan Corkhill (Episode 9), and Novelty. For Catherine the the Open Mindset (Episode 1), Focus (Episodes 2, 3, 6), Flow (Episode 2 and 3) and Novelty (Episode 16.) Behind the Redwood Curtain: Margaret was inspired to create this segment by Paula or Prairie Piper’s (http://www.ravelry.com/people/PrairiePiper) Nature Notes on the Knitting Pipeline Podcast (http://www.ravelry.com/groups/knitting-pipeline) . One place in the area that stands out for Margaret is Tabl