Brainy Thing Starts at 24.25
Behind the Redwood Curtain starts at 32:55
What We’re Learning from our Knitting.
Margaret is on a quest to find the perfect cotton sock yarn. In the past she’s used Regia Cotton but it still has a lot of wool content (41%) for her beloved Monkey Socks. (After a search on Ravelry, it looks like most of the Regia’s Cotton fingering has been discontinued.).
Catherine is using the yarn she just frogged (A mystery skein without the ball band but which is probably something from Three Irish Girls) and is using it in the Fantasy Red Cardi by Knitting Kate (Katherine Foster’s Ravelry Store.) The contrasting borders are in a “lavender neutral” Steinbach Woole Strapaz.
Margaret talks about Auditory Learning preference (the “A” in the VAK learning style) and how it might apply to knitters and crocheters. She also explains more fully how we all use all senses in our learning. Links to test out your learning preferences:
Behind the Redwood Curtain
Catherine celebrates the California state flower: The California Poppy.
For more information on the California Poppy festival, check here.
Check out about the Learn-a-long and the incentive prize for new members at the Teaching your Brain to Knit Group on Ravelry.