Welcome to Episode 99: How Housing can impact Happiness; Catherine modifies and finishes (almost); Margaret adds beads to the sweater for crocheted sheep; We explore the role of Salmon for thousands of years for the North Coast
Brainy Thing: 11:58 Behind the Redwood Curtain 22:08
What We’re Learning from Our Knitting (and Crochet):
Catherine tackles a new dog sweater for her son’s dog. Knit Dog Coat (by Bernat): https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/dog-coat-11.
Margaret adds beads to the sweater for her crocheted sheep by Lucy of Attic24: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/woolly-sheep-2 . She used scraps of fingering weight yarn although the pattern called for DK.
Brainy Thing: Housing and Happiness
Catherine finds research that shows the location of housing can change reports of happiness level even if nothing else changes. http://science.sciencemag.org/content/337/6101/1505
Behind the Redwood Curtain: Salmon is Everything
For local tribes, especially those along the Klamath river, Salmon is essential spiritual and physical food. Margaret reports on this: http://discovertheredwoods.com/salmon-fishing-humboldt-county
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In this episode of Teaching Your Brain to Knit we present research about Housing and Happiness; Catherine tackles a dog sweater; Margaret’s Sheep Gets a Beaded Sweater; and why for the Klamath Tribe, Salmon is Everything