Ep. 077 Sensory Stimulation to Ease Symptoms of Dementia;  Knitting Yarns for Texture;  Trying New Designs — a Dog Sweater;  Humboldt Handweaver’s and Spinners Guild

Brainy Thing:    15:40       Behind the Redwood Curtain:  26:20

What we’re learning from our knitting:

Margaret learns about knitting different specialty textured yarns for her textured amigurumi The Three Little Kittens by Sara Scales https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/three-little-kittens-4.  Catherine ventures into sweater knitting for a dog using The Darling Darby Sweater:   https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/darling-darby-sweater.   

 

Brainy Thing:

Sensory Stimulation Helps People with Dementia

Behind the Redwood Curtain:

Humboldt Handweaver’s and Spinners Guild:  http://www.hhsguild.org/

Links:

website https://teachingyourbraintoknit.com/ for show notes, photos of our knitting and crochet projects, Behind the Redwood Curtain places and things and anything else we decide to post.
Instagram:   Margaret Kelso for Margaret and MagicWombat1 for Catherine
In this episode of Teaching Your Brain to Knit we investigate using Sensory Stimulation to Ease the symptoms of Alzheimer’s and Dementia;  We tackle using different types of specialty yarns for texture and try a strangely shaped design for a dog sweater;  And w e give a shout out to the Humboldt Handweaver’s and Spinners Guild.

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