Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Crocheting the Coral Reef

Some of you may have heard of Margaret Wertheim's project on crocheting the coral reef.  It's absolutely stunning, and the technique has spawned workshops around the country on crocheting hyperbolic shapes.  Take a look here:  Margaret Wertheim talks about crocheting the coral reef

There's more information about the shapes here:  crocheted hyperbolic shapes.

Here's how it looks being formed:  Watching crocheted hyperbolic shape emerge

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