Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes
By Daina Taimina
Geometry and nature's patterns meets Granny's afghan in sculptor Daina Taimina's history and how-to craft guide, Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes. Discover how ancient folk patterns, like the ones created by the Maori, Inca, and Pacific Islanders, also helped convey cosmological knowledge, then think like Escher as you draft a crochet pattern. Math enthusiasts and crocheting crafters alike will enjoy the illustrations, photographs, and instructions for making forms that mimic coral growths and leafy plant shapes. Hardcover, 200 pages.