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Dissected knit frog!

One of many cool knitted specimens of science.

What happens when science nerds get hold of knitting needles and crochet hooks? Marvelous, wonderful things, that’s what! Here is a sampling of discovery magazine’s favorite knitted and crocheted science creations.

This gallery includes Daina Taimina’s geometric forms that inspired the crocheted coral reef that have put the Institute for Figuring on the map (relatively).

knitted dissected frog
A cute little dissected knit frog

   See the whole gallery, including a colored 3D diagram of the brain!



Beth Kelley is an applied & digital anthropologist with an overall interest in how people engage with and are impacted by their environments and vice versa. This has manifested itself in many ways, by looking at creativity, playful spaces, built environments, and environmental enrichment, sustainability, design research, and integrative and collaborative models of learning such as through play and hands-on learning.