September 2012

Hands Morphing Into Shovels

For the last week I have been crocheting like a demon and I have been having the jazziest time. Love jazz,don’t you? I have only broken one hook and I have probably also accelerated a touch of arthritis in my hands but most importantly, I have had the best fun for a very long time […]

Joie De Vivre

Wednesday June 2nd 2010 will be with me for a very long time. I spent time with the most amazing people and I was submerged in art and craft and good energy and knowledge and innovation. Plain and simple, joie de vivre at gourmet level! I went to see the Finals Exhibition at the IADT […]

Coral Crochet-In at Science Gallery Dublin

This coming Saturday May 1st a group of crocheters are planning on being at the Science Gallery, Dublin for a Hyperbolic Crochet-In. We will enjoy the reef and meet for crochet and chat in Studio 1 from 1 – 5 PM. Spread the word and come and join in the fun.

Mother Nature Always Wins

Mother Nature is teaching us all many lessons these days. The aviation world has ground to a halt and all we can do is to sit down and use our hands and hooks for something meaningful while we wait for her to finish making her point. Getting hooked in Studio 1, Science Gallery Dublin Yesterday […]

Record Breaking Crochet Bonanza

Tomorrow’s workshop at the Science Gallery may just prove to be the biggest crochet event ever in Ireland, at least in this century. Some 50 people will gather to be introduced to Hyperbolic Crochet. At the outset the Science Gallery classified the workshop as being and introduction to hyperbolic crochet for ‘a small group’ but […]

A Dive On The Irish Crochet Corals

Last night we enjoyed the grand opening of the exhibition and everybody that is anybody was at the preview of the Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef at Science Gallery Dublin apart from Stitchlily, who was very badly missed. I carried her around on my shoulder all night and I did get the warmest hug from her […]

Irish Hyperbolic Reef – Day 1

Today was the day of Reef Reality. Curators Margaret & Christine Wertheim were at the Science Gallery installing their wonderful exhibition. While they were busy expertly building theirs, we slowly started to find our way with the Irish Reef. Corals ready for the baskets Dancing the Hyperbolic Crochet Valse Curators ‘magpieing’ the Irish Coral Reef […]

The Irish Hyperbolic Coral Reef Riggers

A few pictures from the Coral Reef Foundation Makers at Science Gallery, Dublin. Irish Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef Riggers – Science Gallery – March 7th, 2010 The Reef Boast Table – Science Gallery – March 7th, 2010 Irish Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef Riggers – Science Gallery March 7th, 2010 The Reef To Be – Science […]

Irish Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef – Overview

Here is a handy link pool to get the details on the Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef: The Background: Margaret Wertheim talking on TED-TV about  “The beautiful math that links coral, crochet and hyperbolic geometry” The Math Interview with Dainia Taimina, the mathametician who crocheted the first Hyperbolic Model Information: Venue for exhibition in March-May 2010: […]

Hyperbolic Planes, Trains and Automobiles

I am cooped up again today in the snow and the frost as there are no trains or automobiles about at all and the only planes about are hyperbolic. Not that there is much snow, but the combination of snow and untreated icy roads is in and around lethal, so I am staying put. I […]