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Crafting by concepts : fiber arts and mathematics

Author: Sarah-Marie Belcastro; Carolyn Yackel
Publisher: Natick, Mass. : A K Peters, cop. 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Patterns
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah-Marie Belcastro; Carolyn Yackel
ISBN: 9781568814353 1568814356
OCLC Number: 835214540
Description: 1 vol. (XII-248 p. : ill. en coul., couv. ill. en coul. cm.
Contents: Introduction: Welcome BackPrologueChapter StructureResearch UpdateA Note for EducatorsHow to Use This BookConclusionKnit Knit RevolutionOverviewMathematicsTeaching IdeasCrafting Revolutionary HatsGeneralized Helix StripingOverviewMathematicsTeaching IdeasCrafting a Helix Striped Spiral Nightcap and Bed SocksA Knitted Cross-CapThe Math and Motivation behind the PatternCrafting the Knitted Cross-CapFashioning Fine Fractals from FiberOverviewMathematicsTeaching IdeasCrafting the Sierpiriski TriangleDiaper Patterns in NeedlepointOverviewMathematicsTeaching IdeasCrafting the Symmetry CubeGroup Actions in Cross-StitchOverviewMathematicsTeaching IdeasCrafting the Two-Color Symmetry SamplerPerfectly Simple: Squaring the RectangleThe Math and Motivation behind the PatternCrafting Perfectly SimpleSpherical Symmetries of TernariOverviewMathematicsTeaching IdeasCrafting Three Temari BallsQuilting Semiregular TessellationsOverviewMathematicsTeaching IdeasCrafting Semiregular QuiltsAbout the ContributorsCreditsFiber Arts BibliographyIndex
Responsibility: edited by Sarah-Marie Belcastro, Carolyn Yackel.


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The beauty of the visual patterns of mathematics is highlighted in this engaging book. The mathematics is carefully laid out, but following every detail of the mathematics is not necessary to create Read more...

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