knitting patterns is the only maths i can do and enjoy

ffarff's picture

Im a bit number dyslexic so actually thinking up patterns is a bit of a headache for me, but at the same time i really enjoy it.
I admit that i really like knitting because of pattern = maths. its the only maths i admire and like and can do.

So i enjoyed making this 'increase/decrease/double last number of rows' scarf, even if it is fairly simple.
Anyone have know when i can get a more elaborate pattern like this? i know ill probably make one up since it makes me feel less of a number-idiot and gives me a sense of accomplishment, but ill like to get some more ideas.

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MMario's picture

If you know the approximate

If you know the approximate number of rows you need for a scarf.

there is a series of numbers called the 'Fibonacci series'

it goes: 1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,34,55,89. . . (each number is the sum of the two before). I imagine you could do something with that...

I'd probably do:
A) 55
B) 1
A) 34
B)1
A)21
B)2
A) 13
B)3
A) 8
B)5
A) 5
B)8
A) 3
B)13
A) 2
B)21
A) 1
B)34
A) 1
b) 55

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ffarff's picture

excellent. thank you

excellent. thank you

MMario's picture

Obviously the one I posted

Obviously the one I posted is asymettric, though it could be revamped to be symettrical. (Dang - now you have me thinking!)

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