Sunday, October 19, 2008

DO NOT CHANGE YOUR CD MID-SCARF

That was the lesson of the day. Finished Scarf 1, but boy, I hadn't realized my picks would change so much, from Don McLean's Best to ... yeah... The Osmonds...

Too many technical errors!!

5 comments:

  1. I'll have to bear that in mind....especially as I can listen to anything from soft classical pieces to folk music, all the way to harder pub rock while weaving, depending on my mood!

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  2. Ha ha, I've had that same trouble when I spin yarn. Toe tapping to the faster beats is NOT a good thing. The current yarn in my weft has a whole section of tighter grist from the tempo changes in the music when changing from Gregorian Chants to some more upbeat disco.

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  3. I didn't think American Pie and the Osmonds were too far apart, particularly with the tempo, but while I listen carefully to the words Don McLean sings, I ignore the Brothers' teenage angst, and that's possibly where my problems arose.

    Scarf 2 is a little trickier, so I shall stick to my Gregorian Chants, usually reserved for tax return work.

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  4. it's even worse when you don't listen to music. Comedy podcasts and upbeat tech podcasts cause completely different choices and behaviour to political/current events podcasts.

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  5. I don't listen to politics while weaving, or warping! And I don't knit, because controlling tension in knitting is so darned hard.

    But usually, I do fairly ok with sticking with the same kind of music... Perhaps I should have a new rule: stick to the same group.

    Though most times I'm perfectly happy with one CD playing over and over and over for one scarf...

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