Cone 010

Cone #010

This Valentine cone is a mix of ideas. It is a development of Anna’s pattern for Cone #009 and of Carol’s inspiring suggestion in her comment. Cone #010 is rather easy to weave. Just glue down and fix the top centre of each heart as you go along. Some may prefer -.pdf files for cutting…

Cone 009 pattern 1

Cone #009

Anna also devised this bubble pattern with open spaces. The first 2-d picture looked a mess because of the holes. The picture would not show the cone’s transparent qualities. I had to put a solid cone inside to make it look less confusing. The close up may indicate the 3-d effect. The cone is easy to…

Cone 008

Cone #008

Anna made a script in Rhino making it possible to generate cone patterns automatically. Parameters are: Overall angle, number of strips, number of sub-strips, height of bottom cone, height where sub-strips start, radius of cone, distance between strips and sub-strips, a number of points along the curve of the basic strip that may be pulled to change its…