For all Crochet Coral Reef inquiries, contact Margaret Wertheim at

Response time will be a minimum of one week. We thank you for your patience.

Please see these webpages for information about Exhibiting the Crochet Coral Reef and Starting a Satellite Reef. We ask that you read these pages, and familiarize yourself with the wealth of information on this site, before submitting an inquiry.

Institute For Figuring

The Institute For Figuring is the host organization of the Crochet Coral Reef project

Mailing address

Institute For Figuring
PO Box 50346
Los Angeles, CA 90050

Mailing List

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IFF – Crochet Coral Reef Personnel

Crochet Coral Reef co-creators: Christine Wertheim + Margaret Wertheim

Project manager: Margaret Wertheim

Crocheter-in-chief: Christine Wertheim

Project manager (2009–2017): Anna Mayer

Project assistant: Christina Simons

Website Credits

Unless otherwise stated, images on this site are © Institute For Figuring

Website content: Margaret Wertheim

Website design: Yay Brigade


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