You do not need any crochet experience. Many of the pieces can be made by repeating a very simple crochet stitch. At the meetings that have been held so far, several people have been taught to crochet, and left the meeting with yarn and a new hobby! If you do crochet, the variety of coral-like shapes that can be created may be inspirational.
Thomas Lux '15, Randall Pittman '16, Maya Shende '14, John Guidry '14 and Natalie Wilkinson '16 presented research at the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges.