Welcome to Episode 19: How physical activity grow brain cells.
Brainy Thing starts at 15:26
Behind the Redwood Curtain starts at 24:13
What We’re Learning from Our Knitting (and Crochet)
The wool is “purple neutral” by Steinbach Woole Strapaz and an identified ball of yarn which is probably from Three Irish Girls.
Catherine is also starting the Dogwood Scarf a Charm Crochet project by Suzann Thompson She’s using a variety 100% cotton Ti Di by Knit One Crochet Too and leftovers. She’s ordered a number of plant fiber yarns from Knit Picks to try them out.
Dr. Arne May’s research showing juggling makes your brain grow. Catherine asks could the physical activity of knitting and crochet also make brain cells?
Behind the Redwood Curtain
We talk about clams, clamming and Clam Beach.
A Knitting Tip
Margaret suggest trying to enter “Beginner’s Mind” with no expectations and trying tools that challenge you. She’s trying 12 inch and 9 inch circular needles right now and certainly feels like a beginner.
The incentive prize, a gift for a randomly selected person out of each 100 people who join the group on Ravelry continues. Also, the people are jumping into the Learn-along. The Ravelry Group is here.