I'm not sure if you know this or not, but I studied both mechanical engineering and industrial design while at the grand University of Michigan. The point is not to gloat; it is to point out that I should be good at math. Or at least numbers, sequences - you know - stuff like that. But unfortunately, they gave me a really large fancy calculator the first day in school and all mental ability went out the window.
Depressing, I know.
Anyway, I found this pretty cool draft the other day on Handweaving.net.
|Find it here!|
There's something about the line sequencing that visually appeals to me. So what I failed to notice when I downloaded it is that the repeat is in units of 13. What does that mean for a weaver?
For those of you who don't know, weaving usually involves a lot of even numbers for a variety of different reasons that I won't go into here. This particular exercise was equivalent to finding a common denominator for 3 prime numbers... Yeah. Exactly. And on top of it, I dyed my own yarn which of course didn't come out the way I thought it was going to come out. Oy!
|Yellow Yarn #1. Still have to add the gray!|
|Love the pattern, though...|
So let me pass on what I learned from this experience: