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August 12, 2005 7:08 AM   Subscribe

Mathematical Knitting. Knit your own Mobius bands and Klein bottles.
posted by greasy_skillet (8 comments total)

 
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posted by gleuschk at 7:11 AM on August 12, 2005


Shit.
posted by greasy_skillet at 7:12 AM on August 12, 2005


Also now on google news: Mayans used knotted string to do their accounting and to transfer complex, hirearchical data from one person to another.
posted by odinsdream at 7:46 AM on August 12, 2005 [1 favorite]


Lord, that is some ugly knitting. *shudder*. Learn to purl. Learn about gauge. Please.
posted by some chick at 7:47 AM on August 12, 2005


I'm still wearing the Klein sweater my Grandma made years ago.
Can't figure out how to get it off.
posted by weapons-grade pandemonium at 7:52 AM on August 12, 2005


I put water in my klein bottle, but it shrank to nothing. I think this person should be forced to wear ceramic sweaters, just to create cosmic balance.
posted by Goofyy at 8:16 AM on August 12, 2005


This is neat as hell, greasy_skillet.
I'd not seen the previous post and was happy to see yours.

As for ugly? This is gorgeous stuff, p'raps you just don't appreciate the beauty of the math... ;)

Seriously though, I recently finished a really long [close to 11 feet long] mobius scarf for one of my sons and it was nowhere near as difficult as this girl is making it out to be. Of course all I did was knit the ends together...
posted by kamylyon at 10:33 AM on August 12, 2005


Why knit one when you can get it in hand-blown glass?
posted by Johnny Assay at 11:47 AM on August 12, 2005


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