September 30, 2009

Mathmatical models for Crochet

The math is beyond me, but the crocheting possibilities are fascinating. These are not your Grandmother's crocheted doilies.

"A hyperbolic plane is a surface in which the space
curves away from itself at every point."
Daina Taimina

Then you need to see Rebecca Peapples' Beaded Hyperbolics
There is much more in their Gallery, including an on-going crocheted coral reef.
It's too early in the day for me to take in this concept, but there is a wealth of design possibilities for beaders, crocheters and especially bead crochet,

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