Welcome to a special episode of Teaching Your Brain to Knit. This time Margaret interviews Franklin Habit who generously offers his ideas and experience about teaching knitting and handcrafts.
What makes a master teacher? After years of experience designing, teaching, writing, and illustrating, Franklin Habit shares his story of learning and teaching the fiber arts. From knowing five ways to teach a class to managing different types of learners, Franklin offers information and hints. He has years of experience and is a Fiber teacher in demand all over the world.
Find him at his website
at Skacel Makers/Mercantile with Fridays with Franklin
at events and classes
and his online classes are
Franklin’s essay on “the uglies” mentioned in in the interview. http://www.lionbrand.com/blog/sheep-to-shawl/
Welcome to Episode 101: We give our comments on documentary Murder Mountain about the marijuana industry in Southern Humboldt; We finish knitting projects: blocks for charity blanket, mitts, bird and plan new ones; we report on the mix of science an intuition in the film Innsaei; We update news on the podcast and offer three giveaways.
What We’re Learning from our Knitting:
Brainy Thing: film Innsaei
Behind the Redwood Curtain: Murder Mountain
A Little Podcast Business
Welcome to Episode 100 where we explore whether Brain Games really improve your brain; Catherine finishes (almost) a dog sweater and some blocks for a charity blanket; Margaret finishes Christmas gifts — fingerless gloves and a knitted bird; and Catherine reports that one of the advantages of year round grass is ideal conditions for Humboldt Grass Fed Beef.
What We’re Learning From Our Knitting:
Margaret, yet again, referred to Ann Budd’s The Knitter’s Handy Book of Patterns