Fri, 16 September 2016
Brainy Thing: 13:19 Behind the Redwood Curtain:
We modify our podcast a bit this podcast as we synthesize and review two years of our podcasting episodes.
What We’ve Learned from Our Knitting (and Crochet)
Catherine and Margaret talk what they’ve learned from their knitting over the past two years. Margaret has learned about her ADD with knitting and how she needs variety. Catherine has learned that she needs two projects — one a simple carry-around project and another one that challenges her. Catherine mentions that she knit the Harmonia’s Ring Cowl (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/harmonias-rings-cowl) by Sivia Harding but although she loves it, she can’t wear it because she knit it out of wool and she’s sensitive about it.
Margaret and Catherine review some of the most notable (for them) topics they’ve covered in the Brainy segment over the past two years. For Margaret, they include Open Mindset (Episode 1), Flow (Episode 2 and 3), Betsan Corkhill (Episode 9), and Novelty. For Catherine the the Open Mindset (Episode 1), Focus (Episodes 2, 3, 6), Flow (Episode 2 and 3) and Novelty (Episode 16.)
Behind the Redwood Curtain:
Margaret was inspired to create this segment by Paula or Prairie Piper’s (http://www.ravelry.com/people/PrairiePiper) Nature Notes on the Knitting Pipeline Podcast (http://www.ravelry.com/groups/knitting-pipeline) . One place in the area that stands out for Margaret is Table Bluff discussed in Episode 7 and for Catherine the lowly but resilient banana slug in episode 3.
This segment has been the most challenging for Margaret and Catherine is the Knitting Tip and they are grateful to readers who post their tips on the Knitting Tip thread on Ravelry. One of the recent tips most helpful for Margaret was the the cd case converted to a bead holder submitted by Knitty Barb from Two Knit Lit Chicks podcast (http://www.ravelry.com/groups/2-knit-lit-chicks-podcast).
A Little Podcast Business:
Catherine and Margaret are both grateful for their listeners and for those who communicate via the Ravelry Group.
Teaching Your Brain to Knit Podcast: https://teachingyourbraintoknit.com/
Teaching Your Brain to Knit Podcast group on Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/groups/teaching-your-brain-to-knit