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Making mathematics with needlework : ten papers and ten projects

Author: Sarah-Marie Belcastro; Carolyn Yackel
Publisher: Wellesley, Mass. : A K Peters, ©2008.
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Focuses on the relationship between mathematics and the fiber arts. Each chapter in this work starts with an overview of the mathematics and the needlework, followed by technical sections discussing  Read more...

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Making mathematics with needlework.
Wellesley, Mass. : A K Peters, c2008
(OCoLC)629700474
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah-Marie Belcastro; Carolyn Yackel
ISBN: 9781568813318 1568813317
OCLC Number: 137305968
Description: xii, 184 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Quilted mobius band --
Picking up stitches and Diophantine equations --
The Sierpinski variations: self-similar crochet --
Ony two knit stitches can create a torus --
Symmetry patterns in cross-stitch --
Socks with Algebraic structure --
Fortunatus's purse --
(K)not cables, braids --
The graph theory of blackwork embroidery --
Stop those pants!
Responsibility: edited by Sarah-Marie Belcastro, Carolyn Yackel.
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