Math! Knitting! Math!

Here’s an article that rises above the usual run of cutesy "ain’t your gramma’s knittin’" drivel:

http://news.scotsman.com/scitech.cfm?id=627352003

It’s wildly immodest to quote oneself, but it’s an "I told you so" moment. I posted this to the KnitList back around ’95: "Knitting is at its fundamentals, a binary code featuring top-down design, standardized submodules, and recursive logic that relies on ratios, mathematical principles, and an intuitive grasp of three-dimensional geometry."

So all knitters should hold their heads high. Even the most math-anxious among usare using neurons that have atrophied among the population as a whole.

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