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Crochet Coral: Demonstrating the most complex of maths with wool

This talk is fantastic and celebrates so many things: maths, crochet, nature.

The artist, Margaret Wertheim, uses this remarkable piece to demonstrate and enlighten the world about some of the most beautiful and complex mathematical problems, whilst raising awareness about global warming at the same time.

For me, it was a prime example of showing how visuals in learning for creative people are key. Not only this, but finally wool was in the limelight of something close to viral! I get the feeling this is not the end of digitally spread knitted creations…

Have you made anything like this? Post a picture in the comments below!

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