How Knitting Embeds Mathematics into our Society [ TED Talk Video ]

Eleanor Breaks makes a plea for the preservation of traditional crafts like knitting, demonstrating the embedded mathematical knowledge taught with such skills.     She takes a famous Feynman quote on Argyle socks and turns it into reality.       For those that do not know… here is how Wikipedia defines knitting: Knitting is a method by which yarn is manipulated to create a textile or fabric, often used in many types of garments. Knitting creates multiple loops of yarn, called stitches, in a line or tube. Knitting has…

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