-"What the ..... is it"?
-"It's a Curly Whirly for the Irish Reef".
"Why don't you design something useful?"
"Why? There's enough useful stuff out there, why make more.....".
Painters, they are all the same, no appreciation for the fibre things in life. Took me ages to write out this pattern, to make all the test samples. Now I just need some willing victims to test it out for me. Any takers?
Presenting The Curly Whirly
Not hyperbolic, but there was a lot of math involved in writing up this pattern!! Margaret Wertheim had said in the workshop, to try and think vertical, while making coral for the Irish Reef. So I made these. I plan on decorating them with a bit of fluffy, or maybe some mini-hyperbolics to add to the top. In the pattern I have written up the theory behind the twist, so I'm hoping folk will adapt it for themselves.
Here's a few samples of different shapes you can make