Mon, 16 July 2018
Ep. 089 Changing our Minds; Catching the Virus fever; Starting and Stopping Projects; Getting to Humboldt
Brainy Thing: 21:10 Behind the Redwood Curtain: 32:54
What We’re Learning from Our Knitting
Margaret caught the Virus fever when she needed a bright, sunny shawl before the sun came from its winter’s sleep in Humboldt. It’s a four row repeat crochet triangle shawl -- Virus Shawl No one know who the original designer is but you can find it at:
Catherine talks about starting new projects and finishing old ones. And it’s time for the annual dishcloth swap again. Annual Dishcloth swap: https://www.ravelry.com/groups/annual-dishcloth-swap. This year’s theme is beauty.
https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/quadrant-dishcloth Quadrant Dishcloth Jenny Konopinski
Why don’t we want to change our minds but how we overcome it — that’s what Margaret shares on the Brainy Segment.
Behind the Redwood Curtain:
We talk about how remote Humboldt is but how do you actually get there? Catherine shares information and pitfalls about getting to Humboldt
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Today in Teaching Your Brain to Knit we explore how we change our minds and why we don’t want to, Margaret beats the winter blues with a yellow shawl; Catherine shares her finishing old projects and beginning new ones; and she also shares how to get to the isolated Humboldt county.
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Mon, 2 July 2018
Ep. 088 Positive Addiction controversy continues; Heaven Scent nears the finish line; Switching from birds to eggs; OLLI features Destination Humboldt
Brainy Thing: 19:24 Behind the Redwood Curtain: 36:24
What We’re Learning from Our Knitting:
Catherine is almost finished the heavenly Heaven Scent by aand is switching to blocks for her charity blanket. Margaret switches from birds to eggs with a decorative knitted egg, again from Arne and Carlos. She offers a giveaway on the book.
Catherine finishes off her three part series on the controversy— Can there be positive addictions. She focuses this time on William Glasser who literally wrote the book on Positive Addictions. https://wglasser.com/; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPDRyjS53_A
Behind the Redwood Curtain:
OLLI, the Osher Life Long Learning Institute offers summertime classes on Destination Humboldt, highlighting a diverse range of Humboldt features — from Nature to Industry. https://extended.humboldt.edu/olli/destination-humboldt
Instagram: MargaretKelso for Margaret and MagicWombat1 for Catherine
Today on Teaching your Brain to Knit, Catherine finishes her three part series on the controversy of positive addictions; Margaret tries out knitted eggs; Catherine approaches the finish line for Heaven Scent; and we talk about OLLI — classes with a theme of Destination Humboldt.