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Edited by Belcastro, Sarah-Marie; Yackel, Carolyn
Focuses on the relationship between mathematics and the fiber arts. Each chapter in this work starts with an overview of the mathematics and the needlework, followed by technical sections discussing the mathematics, how to introduce the mathematics in the classroom through needle...work, and how to make the needlework project.Read more
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From the editors of the popular Making Mathematics with Needlework, this book presents projects that highlight the relationship between types of needlework and mathematics. Chapters start with accessible overviews presenting the interplay between mathematical concepts and craft e...xpressions. Following sections explain the mathematics in more detail, and provide suggestions for classroom activities. Each chapter ends with specific crafting instructions. Types of needlework included are knitting, crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch, quilting, temari balls, beading, tatting, and string art. Instructions are written as ordinary patterns, so the formatting and language will be familiar to crafters.Read more
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Edited by Yackel, Carolyn; Belcastro, Sarah-Marie
Pick up this book and dive into one of eight chapters relating mathematics to fiber arts! Amazing exposition transports any interested person on a mathematical exploration that is rigorous enough to capture the hearts of mathematicians.
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