Torus knots and links by crossing number

Torus knots are knots that can be drawn on the surface of a standard torus without intersections. Here is a collection of torus knots (and links) arranged according to crossing number. Click on the image to see it at higher resolution.

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Larger version (1092x819 pixel JPEG, 690 kbytes).

Even larger version, arranged differently (822x2466 pixel JPEG, 1.3 megabytes).
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More torus knots with fancy colours.
Go to the KnotPlot Site or to the Mathematical knots page.

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