Cool Crochet: Hyberbolic Crochet Cactus Garden

by Kathryn on January 21, 2011 · 1 comment

in Crochet Art

Check out this cool crochet project posted on Flickr by Margaret Wertheim.

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She notes that this hyberbolic crochet cactus garden was created in 2006 and was on display at the Los Angeles County Fair. She notes that the Institute for Figuring has a book of hers that shows how to make this as well as other interesting crafts. I haven’t seen the book yet myself but am intrigued just by the smart name of the title, which is: A Field Guide to Hyperbolic Space: An Exploration of the Intersection of Higher Geometry and Feminine Handicraft. Wow.

Learn more about Margaret Wertheim’s science-based crochet art

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  1. [...] A hyperbolic crochet reef was on display at this time last year in Salisbury, UK. This was when I started learning about the cool coral reef crochet project that has spread all the way around the world thanks to the hard work of The Wertheim Sisters. During this same week last year I also wrote about a cool hyperbolic crochet cactus garden. [...]

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