Cool Crochet: Hyberbolic Crochet Cactus Garden

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


San Francisco based and crochet-obsessed writer, dreamer and creative spirit!

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