Sat, 16 June 2018
Ep. 087 Find Hard Evidence of Knitting Health Benefits; Pleasures of Lace and Bead Knitting; Embellishing Knitted Birds; Egret Rookery on Humboldt Bay
Brainy thing: 14:25 Behind the Redwood Curtain 25:16
What We’re Learning from our Knitting
Margaret is playing around with Embellishing Birds from Arne’s and Carlos’ book Field Guide to Knitted Birds.
arne and carlos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scnTbAFiwtc\
Judy’s magic cast on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhBIS0AhhQY
Catherine is continuing her adventure with knitted beads and lace with Knitting Boo’s Heaven Scene shawl. https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/heaven-scent
Contrary to some beliefs, we have lot of evidence — hard evidence— that knitting and other handcrafts, particularly for charity — helps people’s health in many ways: reduces stress, reduces blood pressures, reduces depression and many other issues.
Behind the Redwood Curtain
Catherine appreciates the Egret rookery on Indian Island (Duluwat for the Wiyots)
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Today on Teaching Your Brain to Knit we outline the bounty of hard scientific evidence of the benefits of knitting listed in The Knit for Peace Report plus the added benefits of knitting for Charity; Catherine continues her adventures in Lace and bead knitting; Margaret plays with embellishing knitted birds; and Catherine shares the story of the egret rookery on Indian Island or Duluwat Island in Eureka.
Direct download: Ep._087_working__knit_for_peace__scent_more_birds_Indian_Island_-_6_16_18_1.42_PM.mp3
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