It is a surprise to many when they begin to realize how mathematical crochet is. Crochet can bring advanced, hard-to-visualize concepts to life - and I want to write about them.
Below is a list of posts I have created on this very topic. I chose to make a page rather than a category - so I can explain to the reader what he or she is looking at rather than leave some disappointed that I'm not talking about concepts related to crocheting.
|Chaos||A crochet model called the Lorenz manifold is used to visualize the movement of chaos as presented with the Lorenz attractor.|
|Clouds||A mathematically correct cumulus cloud is represented using yarn.|
|Hyperbolic Crochet||Using crochet to visualize the parallel postulate of a nonEuclidean geometric study. Shapes created by hyperbolic crochet are used to create beautiful sculptures representing coral reefs.|
|Mobius Strip||Crochet is often used to create "Infinity Scarves" or "Twist Scarves" which are nothing more than a wearable version of the Mobius Strip.|