Episode 2 – Close your eyes and think of England… and other patriotic acts

Melanie and Deborah are back!
In today’s episode…

Deborah blabs about her knitting projects:
My brother’s afghan (Desert)
Aran Afghan – From the Canadian Living Magazine

Use the following words in a sentence and join the movement to bring them back!

Knitting can be a very patriotic act. In honour of Canada Day and Independence day, Melanie explores this theme.

Melanie’s info sources include:
– The New York Times
– The Christian Science Monitor
– The BBC
– Life Magazine
– The WW2 Encyclopedia

Knitting is even pervasive in music. Enjoy these tunes:

  • Ordinary Day – Great Big Sea (with thanks to the Podsafe Music Network)
  • Pardon me, I didn’t knit that for you – Sung by Kay Gardiner and Ann Shayne of Mason Dixon Knitting
  • The Knitting Song – “I want to knit myself a sweater” – Sophie Madeleine
  • Jump – Kriss Kross
  • Allegro, il Penseroso ed il – Moderato by Handel
  • Knit One, Purl Two – The Glenn Miller Band
  • Doozer Knitting Song – Fraggle Rock, episode “The Great Radish Famine”

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