As I say in my bio, I have a mathematical muse. It seems that every few months that I get new ideas for mathematical patterns. I always want to share these new mathematical cross stitch patterns with others. Maths dovetails with so many interesting crafts like knitting, origami, or art.
There is an infamous story about G.H. Hardy and Srinivasa Ramanujan. While Ramanujan was in the hospital, Hardy came to visit. He said that he had traveled in a taxi-cab with an unremarkable number, 1729. Ramanujan remarked that Hardy was incorrect. In fact, 1729 is the smallest number which is the sum of two cubes in two different ways.
Taxicab Number (26 downloads)
The Golden Ratio
The newest bookmark that I created is also Alan Turing themed.
158962555217826360000 – The number of combinations of all the possible settings for the Enigma Machine. I did steal this idea from Numberphile.
Enigma Machine - Combinations of Wheels (27 downloads)
What do you think?
If you like these, read this post with 15 different mathematical cross stitch designs.