Knitting

I can’t resist passing on this, from last week’s Big Issue.

Actress Elaine Cassidy likes knitting. She says,

I love maths, and knitting is just maths, really.

Now mathematicians have thought about weaving, but not (as far as I know) about knitting. Are we missing a trick there?

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About Peter Cameron

I count all the things that need to be counted.
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4 Responses to Knitting

  1. Jon Awbrey says:

    I think string theorists do a lot of wool-gathering in this skein, er, vein.

  2. You’ve not heard of the harmonious colouring problem in Fair Isle?

  3. Dima says:

    Igor Faradjev liked (and maybe still likes) knitting.

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