you <i>can</i> use it in real life!

Dec 16, 2004
The academic journal Mathematical Intelligencer has published its first crochet pattern. What's it of? Chaos, of course! From

It is not often that a serious mathematics journal contains a crochet pattern, but the current issue of the Mathematical Intelligencer has instructions on how to crochet your very own model of chaos. It looks like a large Christmas decoration.

Here's a lengthier description from Newswise.

And if you want to make one for your friends, here's the full article (PDF). Bonus points if you read the whole thing first.

**Update** Here's the best article I've seen thus far.

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Annette wrote
on Dec 16, 2004 8:45 PM

Wow!I just wish the chaos in my home could be as beautiful...

Kari Holtz wrote
on Dec 16, 2004 11:49 PM

I can only say WOW.

Donna wrote
on Dec 17, 2004 1:59 AM

Talk about something to hang from the ceiling! *wink* Okay, I seriously think I need to do this one.

Anna wrote
on Dec 24, 2004 9:30 PM

Totally cool! :-)