Series 07 – Alchemy

Episode 77: Personal Best

by Brenda on March 27, 2009

It’s the largest, grandest, most popular, and most renowned thing ever, though it’s not always considered a success. But it’s big. It’s the Magnum Opus.


Episode 76: Panacea

by Brenda on March 6, 2009

The cure for all ills is found at the tips of your own knitting needles. An exploration of your brain, on knitting; with guest, Tara Jon Manning, and contributing writer, Diana Klau.


Episode 75: Epiphany

by Brenda on February 21, 2009

Exploring the man behind the “Mauve Measles” epidemic of 1862; a short foray into the woods, with Tonia; and fiber play, with art yarn spinner, Jacey Boggs.


Episode 74: Fling

by Brenda on February 6, 2009

Wisdom from Darwin, Jabir, Newton, Kierkegaard, and Chris in the Morning; a Talisman Scarf, and Today’s Sweater.


Episode 73: The Poetry of Code

by Brenda on January 23, 2009

The new series begins, and with it an Alchemical journey. We chat with writer and textile lexicographer, Elinor Kapp; Jonathon Whitall moves us one step closer to a global knitting language; I learn the merits of working the problem.