Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes. is published by AK Peters February The first paper model was made in by Italian mathematician . Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes has 53 ratings and 13 reviews. notgettingenough said: I personally am not able to review this book. If you w. patterns > Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes. Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes. by Daina Taimina. Hardcover. published in March.
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It’s a great coffee table book and conversation starter Diagram Prize for Oddest Title of the Year From the Foreword by William Thurston: The crochet sections themselves would have benefited from a glance from Lindsay Stevens or the Stitchstud, both wonderful technical editors for crochet patterns; it’s so much easier to read about crochet when it’s written conventionally, even if British and American publishing do use differe My husband bought this book for me at the MOMath in NYC, I’ve dipped into it all year at my bedside table.
Now a professor of mathematics at Cornell University, Taimina regularly participates in art exhibitions and educational workshops related to her crocheted models. Sep 17, Jasmine rated it really liked it.
Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes
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Now, Hyeprbolic crochet models break through the austere, formal stereotype of mathematics and present a path to a whole-brain understanding of a beautiful cluster of simple and significant ideas.
I realized that when my father’s mother introduced me to crochet I was five or so she really taught me intrinsic algorithms for generating spherical, plane, and hyperbolic geometries. She delves a lot into mathematical history; there’s actually a lot more of that than there is crochet.
I didn’t really understand why a lot of the information about patterns in other art forms was included since it didn’t seem related to hyperbolic planes.
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plaanes Sarah rated it it was amazing Apr 25, These crochet models have a fascination far beyond their visual appearance a lot of beautiful pictures are in this book! Afterthoughts of a Worm Hunter by David Crompton. Still, it’s a fun book. There are plenty of photos, but since they are strange and rare, they are not always sharp and clear. Dec 08, Christine rated it really liked it Shelves: Daina provides the necessary instructions for even novices to crochet and create hyperbolic models of their own.
Unfortunately, it’s not a great crochet bookm though some of the projects are inspiring.
Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes by Daina Taimina
Maybe a sixth grader or nyperbolic fourth graderrereading over the years and getting more and more understanding from it. Daina Taimina specially made a hyperbolic crochet homage to the Baltic Sea, entitled “Land and Sea,” as a contribution to the Rcocheting Reef, to which Dr Taimina is acting as an advisor, supporter, and inspirer. Toggle navigation Additional Book Information.
This book is really cool, but I would not recommend it unless you have some sort of an interest in math.
Add to Wish List. Refresh and try again. With help from Dr Taimina, Tija had prepared a short introduction to the Reef Project and a helpful handout flier for participants.
Following the simple instructions and crocheting the reader will develop a new understanding of the hyperbolic geometry which is all around us.