Random Squares Pattern Generator

unikatissima Random Squares Pattern Generator unikatissima Random Squares Pattern Generator

I can’t remember why I wanted to let generate square mirrored random patterns: it took me so long to finish my random squares pattern generator ;-)

But I must say now that I’m really amazed of the generated patterns!
I sat already for hours and let make patterns and saved them ;-)
Personally I prefer the patterns of a width from about 15 squares to 35 squares: the patterns are very varied and you can recongnize very well the mirroring of the patterns. The bigger they get the more they seem merely random and then I don’t like them anymore.
By the way: up until now I haven’t had no pattern twice except for the really little ones!

I even tried some patterns already! ;-))
I knitted and filet crocheted some swatches, there was no time for more yet, but I must say as always: you can make muuuch more from the patterns than only filet crochet and cross stich!

Have fun with my random squares pattern generator!

P.S.: By the way, you can find the patterns from the top at the random squares pattern generator under ‘Completed patterns’, they are both 25 squares wide :)


Links:
Here at unikatissima:
Random Squares Pattern Generator
What Can You Do With Filet Crochet/Cross Stitch Embroidery Charts?
crochet medaillon

Online Pattern Generator (Cellular Automaton)

unikatissima Cellular Automaton Generator

I wrote another online pattern generator that you can use in a manner of speaking for ‘nearly everything’ ;-), but this time not for maze patterns, but for patterns that are made with a so called cellular automaton.

 

To tell you the truth, I haven’t as yet understood fully what a cellular automaton is ;-)

Everything began when I saw this knitted Cellular Automata Tea Cozy.
I found the pattern quite funny, so I made a little research and when I found the many different patterns that such a cellular automaton can generate I was dead set on writing an online pattern generator for such patterns.

Ta-DAA! And here it is.

A suggestion: If you don’t like a (random) pattern, simply click the ‘random’ or the ‘random random’ button again, some of the patterns differ considerably from each other!
And if you don’t know exactly what to do with the diagrams simply read again my entry ‘What Can You Do With Filet Crochet/Cross Stitch Embroidery Charts?’ ;-)

I wish you a lot of fun with it!

By the way: On the photo you see my first printed patterns, yarn in two colours, some beads, crochet and knitting needles.
I simply can’t settle for a project to begin ;-))


Links:
unikatissima’s Pattern Generator (Cellular Automaton)
unikatissima’s Maze Pattern Generator

Cellular Automata Tea Cozy
via: k2g2Mathematical Craft Projects

Elementary Cellular Automaton

Here at unikatissima:
What Can You Do With Filet Crochet/Cross Stitch Embroidery Charts?

Maze Pattern Generator


unikatissima Maze Generator

Yesterday I showed what can be done with filet crochet/cross stitch embroidery charts.
Today I want to present my maze pattern generator.

Some time ago I played a little around with mosaic (slip-stitch) knitting and found that mazes are as if made for that.
You can see this e.g. on the photo where I show a mosaic knitted wrist warmer.

Because I didn’t felt like always making the mazes myself, I looked in internet whether I can’t find anything and – ta-DAA! – I found the Maze Maker for which John Lauro kindly even published the algorithm (Thanks, John!).
There are more maze generators, but I found those of the Maze Maker most beautiful of all.

 

unikatissima Maze Generator unikatissima Maze Generator Therefore I sat down and wrote a program that generates mazes of a given size and where I can even specify the path lengths.
I let output an overview (little picture) and the pattern (template), because I find the overviews are easier to compare.

 

unikatissima Maze Generator Of course you can (as ‘mentioned’ yesterday ;-)) work filet crochet but also mosaic knitted wrist warmers like the one on the photo on top, …

 

unikatissima Maze Generator …embroidered cards (here I always pricked a little hole in the center of the little black squares which I embroidered with running stitches worked in both directions) …

 

unikatissima Maze Generator …and bead work (here beaded square stitch).
By the way this is a good example where the result looks different from the pattern: the beads are simply not square.

 


Links:
unikatissima’s Maze Pattern Generator

Maze Maker
Labyrinth Algorithmus

Instruction for running stitch

Google search result for ‘maze generator’

Here at unikatissima:
What Can You Do With Filet Crochet/Cross Stitch Embroidery Charts?
Mosaic (Slip-stitch) Knitting
Beaded Square Stitch Heart
crochet medaillon

Knitted Halloween Ornaments

unikatissima Knitted Halloween Ornaments

I have discovered the Julekuler generator and had much fun designing Christmas Ornaments until I’ve got the idea to design Halloween Ornaments :)
The patterns are available for free now.
Enjoy!

Here are my knitted Halloween ornaments:

unikatissima Knitted Halloween Ornaments
Halloween Ornament Pumpkin 1 (English and German)

 

unikatissima Knitted Halloween Ornaments
Halloween Ornament Pumpkin 2 (English and German)

 

unikatissima Knitted Halloween Ornaments
Halloween Ornament Pumpkin 3 (English and German)

 

unikatissima Knitted Halloween Ornaments
Halloween Ornament Ghost (English and German)

 

unikatissima Knitted Halloween Ornaments
Halloween Ornament Witch (English and German)

 

unikatissima Knitted Halloween Ornaments
Halloween Ornament Bat (English and German)

 


Links:
Halloween Ornament Pumpkin 1 (English and German)
Halloween Ornament Pumpkin 2 (English and German)
Halloween Ornament Pumpkin 3 (English and German)
Halloween Ornament Ghost (English and German)
Halloween Ornament Witch (English and German)
Halloween Ornament Bat (English and German)

Julekuler Generator

Crochet + Knitting for Geeks

Verena Kuni Ha3k3ln + Str1ck3n fuer Geeks

By the way, did I mention already that my pattern generators (maze pattern generator, cellular automaton and random squares pattern generator) have been mentioned in a book? :))

I’ve read it and I also had fun with the rest of the book ;-)
I liked especially the (here already presented ;-)) crocheted hyperbolic planes and freeform work, knit-covered (computer)cords (similar to filled i-cord), yarn bombing and the secure password input, but also mobius shawls, klein bottle hats, hacked knitting machines and much more.

That reminds me, as I understand it ‘geeks’ are people who are not only superficially interested in a subject ;-)

See best for yourself, you can find more about as well as at the publishing house (O’Reilly) as well as at Amazon.de (Häkeln + Stricken für Geeks (book)und Häkeln + Stricken für Geeks (kindle));-)

 


Links:

Häkeln + Stricken für Geeks (HA3K3LN + STR1CK3N für Geeks) (German)
Verena Kuni Ha3k3ln + Str1ck3n fuer Geeks
book at O’Reilly book at Amazon.de kindle at Amazon.de

Here at unikatissima:
Maze Pattern Generator
Pattern Generator (Cellular Automaton)
Random Squares Pattern Generator
TED Talk: Nature, Crochet and Geometry
Freeform Needlework
Clothesline Knitting or Filled I-cord
Yarn Bomb a Chair
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