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Knitted Tapestry Reveals the Mona Lisa When Viewed from the Right Angle

(Video Link) Mathematical crafters Pat Ashforth and Steve Plummer have lately been exploring ways of knitting optical illusions. The results are amazing! They have other knitted illusions at the link, including ones from Doctor Who, Twilight, and Harry Potter. Link -via Craft Previously by these artists: Knitted Napier’s Bones

Knitted Napier’s Bones

Because they are awesome, Pat Ashforth, Steve Plummer and Ben Ashforth illustrate math through their crafting projects. Pictured above is their knitted version of Napier’s Bones, a calculation device invented by Scottish mathematician John Napier (1550-1617). George Hart explains how they work: The image below shows how to arrange the bones if you wanted to [...]