Thu, 3 January 2019
Ep. 100 Do Brain Games Really Work; Finishing a Pair of Fingerless Mitts; Modifying a Dog Sweater and Starting another Charity Block; Feasting on Humboldt Grassfed Beef
Brainy Thing: 10:43 Behind the Redwood Curtain: 22:25
What We’re Learning From Our Knitting:
Margaret, yet again, referred to Ann Budd’s The Knitter’s Handy Book of Patterns https://www.amazon.com/Knitters-Handy-Book-Patterns/dp/1931499047 to make mitts for her granddaughter in leftover Viking Nordlys yarn in 75 wool/25 nylon yarn. This long repeat yarn was originally suggested by Theresa Schabes for the Maya hat and mittens: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/maya-hat-and-mittens-set.
Catherine finishes (well, almost —except for weaving in the ends) a dog sweater and is working on another block for her charity blanket. Knit Dog Coat (by Bernat): https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/dog-coat-11.
Brainy Thing: Brain Games
Do Brain Games really work? There’s not much evidence to support that they do but there are some glimmers of research that some activities do help increase brain function and resilience.
Behind the Redwood Curtain:
Catherine presents the pleasures and health benefits of Humboldt Grass Fed Beef.
A Little Podcast Business
We’ll be slowing down the frequency of our podcast episodes but we’re not stopping. In addition, we’ll be adding some nifty interviews with world class knitting and crochet teachers who will talk about learning and their approach to learning.
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