Ep. 081 Can Ambidexterity Improve the Brain? Finding an interim project; Exploring Fair Isle; Escaping the “Noise of Machine Age America.”

Welcome to Episode 81:   Handedness and the Brain

Brainy Thing:  24:21            Behind the Redwood Curtain 35:41

What We’re Learning from our Knitting

Margaret’s further exploration of Fair Isle veers into Crochet Fair Isle under the instruction of Karen Whooley.  (https://www.ravelry.com/designers/karen-whooley)  Other Fair Isle references in the report.
Catherine finds an “Interim Project” until she’s ready for a full commitment.   February 19; from the 365   Knitting. Stitches.A. Year. Perpetual Calendar:

Brainy Thing:

Can training to be ambidextrous improve your brain?  Maybe but one expert says maybe not.
Differential
Using Your

Behind the Redwood Curtain

Morris Graves Museum  How  an artist escapes “the noise of machine age America.”   Morris Graves

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
Today on Teaching Your Brain to Knit we ask “Can learning to be ambidextrous help improve your brain?” also Margaret further explores Fair Isle;  Catherine finds  an “interim” project and we learn how one artist found an escape from the “the noise of machine age America.”

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