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.
Sensory Stimulation Helps People with Dementia
General on Alzheimers: https://yourbrainmatters.org.au/about-dementia/what-is-dementia
Paul Shepard quote: http://dreamingup.blogspot.com/2018/01/shepard-for-day5.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CaptainFuturesDreamingUpDaily+%28Captain+Future%27s+Dreaming+Up+Daily%29
Herdlevar’s research: https://www.ntnu.no/documents/10401/1264433962/AshildArtikkel.pdf/8f8ba50d-7425-43c7-9e5f-bfef4380e206
Behind the Redwood Curtain:
Humboldt Handweaver’s and Spinners Guild: http://www.hhsguild.org/
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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.