Friday, May 8, 2009

The Sydney Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef


Ladies Silurian Atoll by the Institute For Figuring
Photo © IFF 2009, by Francine McDougall.

I have been invited to join the "The Sydney Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef Project" - and I'm very excited. I've been following with great interest the reefs set up around the world as part of the Institute for Figurings voice on the plight of coral reefs around the world, and just how important they are in our ecology.

The combining of Science, maths and Art is amazing, and I would encourage anyone to get involved, the Institute for Figuring's website is THEIFF

One of my Hyperbolic Crochets:

7 comments:

Bethel of Bethania said...

G'day Nettie
I'm wondering if you are the young lady in the photos that was crocheting the corkscrews on the Sydney Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef workshop day? I loved the corkscrews but can't get a reply on the SHCCR blog & I was thrilled to find your pictures on Flicker. I can crochet corkscrews but yours look so much fuller/tighter & holding their shape far better than mine... so I was hoping that you might be willing to share your secret recipe for making them... thanks in anticipation... + I'm sure they will include them in the Coral Reef show... OOroo... from 'Sunny Queensland'... Bethel of Bethania

Lauría... said...

Hola tendras el patron de la hyperbolic
gracias
laura
lauriaa.blogspot.com

Nettie said...

Hola, gracias por su comentario y ayuda. Gracias, Nettie.

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Hello, thanks for your comment and support. Nettie.

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safemeds said...

Your hyperbolic crochets left me totally speechless. I can't say anything except this kind of project really achieved to blew