Mon, 8 December 2014
Catherine talks about creating the braid in Laura Aylor's Faberge', Margaret talks about Mel Ski's hat Drizzle, Catherine introduces Dr. Perri Klass' work on how knitting can create focus and she also describes all the mushrooms she's been seeing this year. (Photos are in the Shownotes on the blog.) Finally, Margaret offers some tools-- paper and electronic -- on how to estimate the yardage for projects.
Direct download: ep._006_Staying_Awake.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:36am PDT
Wed, 3 December 2014
In this episode, Catherine and Margaret talk about what they are learning from Hilary Smith Callis' Citron and Laura Aylor's Faberge'. Margaret delves a little deeper into Visual Learning and Catherine talks about the Redwood Curtain's famous denizen, Bigfoot. She also talks about how the type of needle can impact gauge.
Direct download: Ep._005_Levels_of_Visual_Learning.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:51pm PDT
Sun, 16 November 2014
Catherine and Margaret talk about what their knitting is teaching them. For Margaret it is the Kirklees sock and the Hermione's Everyday Sock. For Catherine it is knitting a sweater for a theatre production. (No pattern.) In Behind the Redwood Curtain, they discuss the annual Fall North Country Fair and in the Brainy Part, Margaret introduces the VAK Learning Style. Catherine offers a knitting tip about how gauge changes throughout a project.
Direct download: Ep.004_Whats_your_VAK_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:11pm PDT
Wed, 29 October 2014
Brainy part at 18.60 minutes.
Catherine talks about what she is learning from casting on Fabrege'. Margaret talks about her infatuation with Triplets Scarf.
Catherine contines to talk about Flow and the conditions at least one psychologist believes is necessary to achieve it.
In Behind the Redwood Curtain Catherine talks about Banana Slugs and in Knitting Tips she talks about gauge -- everyone's favorite subject
Direct download: 03_Ep._3_More_Flow_More_Happiness.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:06pm PDT
Mon, 13 October 2014
Margaret and Catherine talk about what their knitting is teaching them, (Chameleon Scarf and Fabergé), Mihály's Csikszentmihály's theories on Flow, Redwood trees from a gardening perspective, and KnittingHelp.com's tips on making decreases.
Direct download: 02_Ep._002__Happiness_Flows.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:05pm PDT
Sun, 21 September 2014
In this episode Catherine and Margaret both talk about what they have learned from their knitting; they discuss Carol S. Dweck's book Mindset, describe in general terms The Redwood Curtain, and offer a knitting tip
Direct download: 01_ep.1_Pod_cast-on___Open_up_to_Knitting.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:49pm PDT