Knitting Art, Circles and Protractors with a touch of Pi along the way...

Inspired by the circle art of the Delauneys and the Protractor Series of Frank Stella, we have replaced our knitting needles with french knitting spools to create some vibrant art.
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The Delauneys, interpreted in French Knitting...

Use double-sided tape to stick your design onto a cardboard or canvas mount.

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The Colour Wheel
Opposite colours on the colour wheel make the most vibrantcolour combinations...
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Make some Stella-style Protractor Art...Place your protractor vertically of horizontally.
Use no more than 4 colours to colour the sections.
No colour can be placed next to itself.

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How long do I need to make my rat's tail?
Use the never-ending, never repeating, very unusual number: PiDivide 22 by 7 to get 3.14 (approximately)
3.14 x diameter of the circle you are making = the length of rat's tail.



Turn Pi into landscape art...
Make a bar graph of each number after the decimal place.Add some flying clip art above your cityscape to bring your chart to life.


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The following steps show you how to make a knitting spool,cast on and begin to knit...
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First, thread your wool through the centre hole...
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Cast on by winding the wool around the staples...

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Start knitting by winding the wool around the back of the staple,one staple at a time...
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Use your pointed needle to lift the bottom stitch over the top
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Tug the 'tail' to keep everything firm...

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