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AFGHAN CLASSIFICATION
Afghan designs are classified in several different ways
AFGHANS ACCORDING TO TECHNIQUE
Knit or crochet
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AFGHANS GROUPED ACCORDING TO THE APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF SEPARATE PIECES TO BE MADE
It is sometimes possible to work in a different way and make more, or fewer pieces
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AFGHANS GROUPED ACCORDING TO TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION
Many pattern booklets give instructions for alternative constructions. Alternatives are not included in this list.
Some afghans use several methods. Only the main method is given here.
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AFGHANS GROUPED ACCORDING TO MATHEMATICAL CONCEPT
This listing gives the most obvious mathematical concepts depicted in a design.
Some afghans are listed in more than one category. The list is not exhaustive.
There is a great deal of other Maths which can be derived from making, or studying, most of the designs.
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AFGHANS GROUPED ACCORDING TO MATHS USED FOR CONSTRUCTION
This list gives some of the mathematical ideas used in the construction.
The list will only be of value to those with a particular interest in the mathematics involved.
Use in conjunction with CONCEPT list above.
BARAVELLE SPIRAL
Best of Both Whirls
Swirl Without End
PENTOMINOES
Bunch of Fives
METRIC PAPER SIZES
AO
CODES
Code Comfort
MULTIPLICATION
Counting Pane
FRACTIONS
Equal Parts
Half Measures
Wall Chart
GOLDEN MEAN
Golden Spiral
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