Welcome to Teaching Your Brain to Knit Episode 1: Open up to Knitting
Brainy stuff begins: 26:08 minutes in
What Catherine is learning from her knitting:
Firefly Dishcloth by Holly Klein
Hemp for Knitting
Note the little “glitch” in the ribbing that occurred when Catherine weaved in the ends. She later undid it and re-weaved it so that it didn’t look wonky.
Top Down Baby Hat by Amy Whitlow
Brown Sheep Wool Worsted
Emily Ocher’s Circular Cast on pictorial directions
Emily Ocher’s Circular Cast on video directions
Afghans for Afghans organization
What Margaret is learning from her knitting:
As You Like It Cardigan by Judith Shangold
Cascade 220 Superwash
Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind off pictorial directions
Jeny’s Surprisngly Stretchy Bind off video
Beginner’s garter stitch tie — just knit, knit, knit as wide and as long as you want. The yarn did all the work.
Self-test your mindset
Behind The Redwood Curtain:
Growing (not quite as fast as a redwood tree) from behind the Redwood Curtain a new knitting podcast. Segments include “What we’re learning from our knitting,” “Something about learning or the brain,” “A knitting tip,” and a feature on “The Redwood Curtain.” Stay tuned.