Ep. 073 Sleep to Remember; Swap to Find Community; Stretch Learning with Fair Isle Ornaments; Learn Science at the HSU Natural History Museum

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Brainy: 15:17 Behind the Redwood curtain: 24:25 What We’re Learning From Our Knitting: Catherine enjoys community and patterns — and sprucing up her kitchen on Ravelry called the Annual Dishcloth Swap, https://www.ravelry.com/groups/annual-dishcloth-swap. Margaret Found the “Goldilocks” amount of challenge in Tranis Gray’s Craftsy Fair Isle Ornaments class and improved her Fair Isle techniques, make one left and right, provisional cast on, and working with double point needles on a small circumference. The result was fun, learning and beautiful Christmas Ornaments. Class: https://www.craftsy.com/knitting/classes/fair-isle-holiday-ornaments/497492 Often referred to instructions on fair isle. Philosopher’s Wool: https://www.philosopherswool.com/Pages/Twohandedvideo.htm Trapping Floats: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2A-aZWpArY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajppfcE_HAA Photos: The stripped ornament was a practice one — less complicated to be able to concentrate on knitting with double points. (not pattern) BrainyThing: : Catherine shares Newark University research by Gregori Busaki and his group on just how sleep helps to anchor our memories of the day. Rutgers University 2009, Newark University gregori busaki https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/09/090915174506.htm http://www.college-de-france.fr/site/en-cirb/zugaro.htm She also mentions Dr. Kirk Parsley who specializes in Sleep. http://www.docparsley.com/about/ Rutgers University 2009 and Newark University gregori busaki Behind the Redwood Curtain: HSU Natural History Museum http://www2.humboldt.edu/natmus/index.html Links: Facebook: Also, join our Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/Teachingyourbraintoknitpodcast/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel Ravelry Group http://www.ravelry.com/groups/teaching-your-brain-to-knit 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. Today on Teaching Your Brain to Knit we explore enhancing your memory with Sleep; Getting the Pleasure of Community (and patterns) in the Dishcloth Swap; Finding the “Just Right” amount of Challenge in Fair Isle Christmas Ornaments; AND Exploring treasures in the HSU Natural History Museum

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