Ep. 086 One Creative Process; Continuing the Lace Knitting Journey; Examining Design for Easy Sock Repair; Exploring Community Theatres Behind the Redwood Curtain

Brainy Thing:  23:05                 Behind the Redwood Curtain:  43:15

What we’re learning from our knitting:

Using Zauberball cotton Catherine continues her adventure with lace shawl Heaven Scene by Knitting Boo.  https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/heaven-scent.  

Margaret makes Lara Neels Reclaiming Our Time https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/reclaiming-our-time and talks about some other sock patterns that allow you to easily reknit the sole and heel where holes and wear are most likely to appear.

Best looking side

Worst looking side

Note: one sole is solid black and makes a neater join with the self-striping yarn.

They both look fine from the top.

Brainy Thing:

Second in our series on creativity, Catherine examines her own creative process for theatre costumes and advises allowing ideas to “bake.”

Behind the Redwood Curtain:

Catherine outlines some of the active community theatres behind the Redwood Curtain.  https://www.visitredwoods.com/listing/music-and-theater-venues/164/

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 continue examining the creative process, this time focusing on Catherine’s as a theatre costume designer;   Catherine continues her lace shawl adventure;  Margaret tries new sock architecture to make repair easier;  and we check out the local live community theatre scene.

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