Crafting by Concepts

Crafting by Concepts

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From the editors of the popular Making Mathematics with Needlework, this book presents projects that highlight the relationship between types of needlework and mathematics. Chapters start with accessible overviews presenting the interplay between mathematical concepts and craft expressions. Following sections explain the mathematics in more detail, and provide suggestions for classroom activities. Each chapter ends with specific crafting instructions. Types of needlework included are knitting, crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch, quilting, temari balls, beading, tatting, and string art. Instructions are written as ordinary patterns, so the formatting and language will be familiar to crafters.A much more convoluted but mathematically similar idea can be employed to plot the vertices of a spherical icosahedron ... Next note that on the cubic faces adjacent to the originally selected face, the dodecahedral vertices lie on the bisectoranbsp;...

Title:Crafting by Concepts
Author:sarah-marie belcastro, Carolyn Yackel
Publisher:CRC Press - 2011-03-24


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