Sat, 20 February 2016
Brainy Thing: 20:47 Behind the Redwood Curtain 33:15
What We’re Learning from Our Knitting:
Catherine updates us on her process knitting with Vanessa Ives Shawl by Bunny Muff http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/vanessa-ives
She is knitting baby socks by http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/baby-socks--hat Bianca Boonstra for her favorite charity Afghan for Afghans http://www.afghansforafghans.org/index.html. They are out of her 2nd pair of Catnip Yarn that she died with Dharma dyes
Margaret has made more Bevy of Bangles http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/bevy-of-bangles by Mags Kandis The pattern is free on the interweave press site and is featured in the book Gifted by Mags Kandis.
She reacquainted her self with Judy's magic cast on. As a reminder, she used the illustrations of Judy Becker’s book: Beyond Toes: Knitting Adventures with Judy’s Magic Cast-on.
Catherine tells us more about Stitchlinks and their work on Knitting and Addiction. Stitchlinks was started by Betson Corkhill. Catherine also mentions a HBO series http://www.hbo.com/addiction/on addiction that she found very informative.
Stitch Links http://stitchlinks.com/
Behind the Redwood Curtain
Margaret talks about the Standish Hickey State Recreational Area http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=423 and The Peg House http://thepeghouse.net/ complex across the street from the entrance.
Catherine tells Cat Bordhi’s tip on dealing with ladders in your knitting.
There’s a new contest — send in your knitting (or crochet) tips for an opportunity to win five back issues of PomPom magazine. Also, there is the continuing incentive to join the Ravelry Teaching your Brain to Knit http://www.ravelry.com/groups/teaching-your-brain-to-knit group.
Direct download: Ep_033_How_can_Knitting_help_fight_addiciton_un_-_2_19_16_7.08_PM.m4a
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