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aylaanne
01-23-2007, 12:52 AM
This article (http://www.sciencenews.org/articles/20061223/bob10.asp) was posted to my local SNB group list, and I thought it was really interesting! A quick google search of some of the mathematical principals that were NOT pictured led me to This Website (http://www.toroidalsnark.net/mkexh2005/mkexh2005.html) which shows a lot of other mathematical models made using the fiber arts. I thought it was fascinating, and I thought I'd share!
http://www.toroidalsnark.net/mkexh2005/mkexh2005-Thumbnails/9.jpg a knitted boy's surface, just for an example (and no I still don't understand the math).

MoniDew
01-23-2007, 06:48 AM
what do they call it when you make stuff like that on accident? :?? :shrug: :teehee:
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Jan in CA
01-23-2007, 12:01 PM
:zombie: Wow, those are some crazy shapes!

Hildegard_von_Knittin
01-23-2007, 01:29 PM
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