hyperbolic crochet coral reef

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

Venue for exhibition in March-May 2010:
Official Hyperbolic Crocheted Coral Reef website:

Hyperbolic Crochet Patterns:
Use this PDF of free patterns available to download from the Sydney Reef Blog. It is hard to knit Hyperbolic Knitting Patterns but here are some by Dr. Sarah-Marie Belcastro.
Gallery of models and how to make them from the Institute of Figuring

We encourage all crocheters to submit pieces to the Irish Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef. Deadline for submission is February 20th.

Post your submission with your name and address to:
Science Gallery,
Trinity College,
Pearse Street,
Dublin 2