It's Tau Day – So, What the Heck's That and What Happened to Pi?

It's Tau Day – So, What the Heck's That and What Happened to Pi?

I’m not a mathematician, but here’s what I learned, “Tau Day is an annual celebration of the circle constant τ = 6.283185, which takes place every June 28 (6/28 in the American calendar system).” You may be wondering what happened to pi … some people don’t believe in pi!

To mark the day, Naomi Parkhurst of String Geekery encoded 628 as charts for lace knitting, knitted cables, and a grid for use in any craft!

Here’s the lace:

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For the rest of the charts, visit her site, String Geekery.





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Danielle Holke is a long-time knitter, first taught by her beloved grandmother as a young girl growing up in Canada. In 2008 she launched KnitHacker, a lively blog and knitting community which has since grown to be a popular presence in contemporary knitting culture, reaching more than a million readers each year. As a marketing professional, Danielle advises and works with a motley squad of artists, yarn bombers, film makers, pattern designers, yarn companies and more.

Learn more about her latest book, Knits & Pieces: A Knitting Miscellany.

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