Smart Scarf Collection by Diana Eng

Craft & Design


Diana Eng created this mini collection of scarves inspired by math and science:

A small collection of three scarves whose designs are created with science, math, and technology. When designing the Smart Scarf Mini Collection, I wanted each scarf’s design to be inherent to the technology used to create it.   

The act of knitting has a lot to do with counting numbers and keeping track of the number of new stitches and previous stitches. So I decided to try knitting the Fibonacci number pattern which is created by adding a number to the previous number.

These scarves were inspired by growing frost on window panes. The Jack Frost Scarf is a t-shirt scarf with snowflake patterns that appear in cold temperatures below 65° F. As the scarf gets colder, the snowflake pattern grows larger and bolder.

I like to think of the Miura Ori scarf as a collapsible wool cashmere coat for your neck. Created with a “leaf fold” deployable structure pleat pattern, Miura Ori scarf folds up compactly and opens to create a voluminous, warm scarf.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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