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Episode 25: Knitting + Words

Where do some of our knitting words come from? Examine the etymology of English-language knitting words and phrases in this episode.

 

Resources:

Online Etymology Dictionary
http://www.etymonline.com/

Miriam Webster: A Ravel of Knitting Words
http://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/10-knitting-words
History of English Podcast
http://historyofenglishpodcast.com/

The Adventure of English BBC Melyyn Bragg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1XQx9pGGd0

David Crystal
http://www.davidcrystal.com/

The World in Words Podcast
http://www.pri.org/collections/world-words

 

Direct download: Canaryknitsepisode025.m4a
Category:knitting -- posted at: 8:24pm EST

 

Episode 24: Knitting + Repetitive Stress Injuries

What are Repetitive Stress Injuries (RSI)? How do you prevent them? How do you manage them? This episode examines some general advice and includes personal experience with managing RSI and knitting.

Links mentioned in podcast:

RSI UK: http://www.repetitivestraininjury.org.uk/symptoms-of-rsi.html

Ganglion Cysts: Webmd: http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/ganglion_cyst#1

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety:
https://www.ccohs.ca/topics/hazards/ergonomic/
https://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/ergonomics/sitting/

Yoga International: 6 Yoga Poses for RSI relief: https://yogainternational.com/article/view/wrist-relief-6-poses-for-rsi-repetitive-stress-injury

Plutonium Muffins: Corrie Berry: http://www.plutoniummuffins.com/repetitive-strain-injury-gasp/

American Orthopeadic Appliance website: http://theraglove.com/products.html

Canary Knits: Wrist Support: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kUUoOqsY0Q

 

Direct download: Canaryknitsepisode024.m4a
Category:knitting -- posted at: 3:56pm EST

Episode 23: Knitting + Fear

Why are we afraid of our knitting? Acquiring new knowledge as an adult can cause stress, anxiety and even fear responses. Examine how adults learn + how fear and memory operates in the brain.

Direct download: Canaryknitsepisode023.m4a
Category:knitting -- posted at: 11:49pm EST

Episode 22: Knitting + Couture Fashion

What is Haute Couture? How about Ready to Wear? When did fashion week begin? Examine how knitwear and couture cross paths in this episode.

Direct download: Canaryknitsepisode022.m4a
Category:knitting -- posted at: 6:51pm EST

We're going to be doing things a bit differently from now on!

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Category:knitting -- posted at: 3:00pm EST

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Direct download: Canaryknitsepisode021.m4a
Category:knitting -- posted at: 8:26pm EST

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Direct download: Canaryknitsisode020.m4a
Category:knitting -- posted at: 9:18pm EST

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Direct download: Canaryknitsepisode019.m4a
Category:knitting -- posted at: 11:09am EST

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Direct download: Canaryknitsepisode018.m4a
Category:knitting -- posted at: 12:16pm EST

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Direct download: Canaryknitsepisode017.m4a
Category:knitting -- posted at: 9:20pm EST