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Published: 06 June 2014

By Andy Ross

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The mathematics of weaving

I like maths. I did not always like it but I had an amazing teacher who explained things clearly and simply. Now I really like maths.

Maths is useful for all sorts of things that I enjoy. It is an intrinsic part of music from the simplest counting that we do as singers to complex patterns that we listen to at a concert. And of course weaving is all about maths. Here is a link to a pdf article about teaching maths through basket-making. If any of you are inspired to try making any of these, send us pictures. I would love to see them.