Knitting and Maths

Dr Sarah-Marie Belcastro uses knitting to explore the mathematical concepts that she uses, encounters and thinks about every day. She is not alone!┬áMany knitters try to reproduce mathematical concepts in wool to stretch their skills. She now uses the skill to turn fiendishly complex mathematical concepts into woolly objects. Oh really? I’ve been knitting for years and never realised I could have been a budding mathematition!