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Ep. 47 Does Knitting Impact Your Brain like Breathing and Meditation ?

Welcome to Episode 47 of Teaching Your Brain to Knit

Brainy thing:      11:29   Behind the Redwood Curtain 21:56

What We’re Learning from Our Knitting

Margaret has been looking for modifications of the Afterthought Heel to prevent (or reduce) those strained stitches in the corner.   309 more words


Double decreases, redux

A while ago I was dithering about what abbreviation to use for the double decrease that’s a mirror of slip 1, k2tog, pass slipped stitch over. 265 more words


Octopus population grows while number of fishes decreases

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Shutterstock Image by Olga Visavi

The octopus population is growing while number of fishes is decreasing
Octopuses are sea animals famous for their rounded bodies, bulging eyes, and eight long arm… 6 more words

Stitch markers, double decreases, and reading your knitting

I’ve been writing a lot about how to keep track of where to place a line of double increases. The flip side of the problem is keeping track of double decreases, which is to say,  three stitches worked together together to make one stitch. 489 more words