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By George Hart for the Museum of Mathematics

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dodecahedron knit Math Monday: Knit or Crochet a Dodecahedron
If you knit, here’s a stuffed, dodecahedral thing—I don’t know quite what to call it—a toy, a pillow, a mathematical model? The shape is based on twelve 5-sided units like a dodecahedron. But they bump out, so the form is more like a small stellated dodecahedron. This was designed by Norah Gaughan, who provides instructions in this Berroco pattern.

dodecahedron crochet Math Monday: Knit or Crochet a Dodecahedron
If you prefer to crochet, here’s another variation by Betsy Myles, also for Berroco.

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Becky Stern

Becky Stern is director of wearable electronics at Adafruit Industries. Her personal site: sternlab.org


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