Friday, October 26, 2007

Knitting and Crocheting Mathematics - Crafty Geometry

Mathematicians are knitting and crocheting to visualize complex surfaces.

Making Mathematics with Needlework: Ten Papers and Ten Projects.

Mathematical crafting at joint mathematics meetings. Origami Mathematics.

The Home of Mathematical Knitting. Mathematical crocheting with Dianna Taimina's hyperbolic planes.

The Institute of Figuring - an educational organization dedicated to enhancing the public understanding of figures and figuring techniques. From the physics of snowflakes and the hyperbolic geometry of sea slugs, to the mathematics of paper folding and graphical models of the human mind, the Institute takes as its purview a complex ecology of figuring.

Mathematical beadwork: Laura Shea, Gwen Fisher, "Various symmetric beaded beads" and Mathematical bead weaving. BeadInfinitum kits. Vonda N. McIntyre's bead creatures.

Mathematics and Mathematics Education in Fiber Arts. Joint Mathematics Art Show in San Antonio 2006. Mathematical Art Exhibits.

Zoom tools, build any quasicrystalline structure, and explore.

Teaching Math through Culture. Native American Virtual Bead Loom, includes online software.

Mathematical poetry blog.

Non-mathematical craft books - Knitting Loves Crochet. Toys to Crochet.

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