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. 057 Personality, Mood, and Color
Brainy Thing: 17:29 Behind the Redwood Curtain: 27:00 What We’re Learning from Our Knitting: Catherine rages against the bulky yarn she’s using in some mystery yarn she’s using and returns to a more comfortable yarn she used for but the Funky Baby Kimono by Melilab http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/funky-baby-kimono Margaret muses about several shades of black after finishing a generic top down, Fish Lip Kiss Heeled generic sock with Soft Like Kittens yarn from independent dyer, Annette M Russell in Auckland, New Zealand (now on indefinite hiatus) http://www.softlikekittens.com/ Brainy Thing: Catherine takes a playful (but probably not scientific approach) to playing with color, first on Facebook and then with Pantone’s color of the year, greenery. Check out the color and personality quiz on our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/Teachingyourbraintoknitpodcast/ and see the information about the color “greenery” from Pantone: https://www.pantone.com/color-of-the-year-2017 Behind the Redwood Curtain: Margaret shares the story of the Little Sailboat Who Could, The Golden Rule which is a project of the Veterans for Peace to teach the world about the dangers of nuclear war and testing. Tip: Our Ravelry board is a great source of information. Check out what BeadWeasel has to say about Beads on our Episode 54 thread. Learn Along Remember, there are prizes and fun on our 2017 Learn-along. Check out the thread on our Ravelry page. Links: Facebook: Also, join our Facebook Group