Using R to Create Misc. Patterns [smocking]

July 4, 2009

(This article was first published on dylan's blog, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

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My wife asked me to come up with some graph paper for creating smocking patterns. After a couple of minutes playing around with R-base graphics functions, it occurred to me that several functions in the sp package would simplify grid-based operations. Some example functions, along with a simple approach to generating “interesting” patterns, are listed below.

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