Wed, 2 November 2016
Brainy Thing: 18:46 Behind the Redwood Curtain: 24:36
What We’re Learning From Our Knitting:
Catherine scores a spectacular finish to the Vanessa Ives Knit-along by Bunny Muff or Mona8pi http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/vanessa-ives
Margaret struggles with a crocheted stuffy, Aitches by Brenda K. B. Anderson http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/aitches
Catherine find a study that specifically links “mood repair” or depression relief from knitting done at the Arizona State University Well Being lab study by Ann Futterton Collier http://www.jkp.com/jkpblog/2012/02/interview-ann-futterman-collier-using-textile-arts-and-handcrafts-in-therapy-with-women/
Behind the Redwood Curtain
A pretty, yellow stalk like glandweed flower unexpectantly pops up in Margaret's back yard. http://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=PAVI3
Knitting tip — round out curved edges
Catherine offers a solution for those awkward stair-step like edges on parts of your knitting that is supposed to be curved.
Today in Teaching Your Brain to Knit A spectacular ending to the Vanessa Ives Knitalong; how to fudge a troublesome crochet stuffy, learning to appreciate surprises in the garden and finding a way to improve a jagged edge on curved knitting.
Direct download: Ep._049_Knitting_Helps_Depression_--_Another_Study.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:07pm PST