Science Inspired Knitting Patterns
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Free Knitting Patterns
A knit version of the acrylonitrile molecule, as used in the production of acrylic fibres, represented as a ball and stick model.
Atomic Blocks: The Periodic Table
Each face of Alegria DaSilva’s squishy toy blocks features the atomic number and symbol of a different element.
Lina Wolf’s fractal wrap / shawl / scarf was designed to honor Benoît B. Mandelbrot who developed fractal geometry and the Mandelbrot set that is partially pictured in this double knit shawl. Lina’s original design included Mandelbrot’s name.
Oddball Knits’ pattern for fossils encased in “stone”.
Jessica Evans designed charts for the Periodic Table of Elements that can be used for knitting or crochet. The pictured projectis knit by GretelW with modifications. Oh, and if you wonder about the quote at the top of the pictured afghan, it’s from Tom Lehrer’s Elements Song If you haven’t heard it, you’re in for a treat!